Space

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Space Station Astronauts Take Shelter From Space Junk

Astronauts at the International Space Station were forced to seek emergency shelter from a piece of space junk on Thursday.

07/16/2015

Pluto Picture (Source: NASA)

NASA Scientists Pour Over New Pluto Pictures

Pictures snapped Monday gave us our first clear look at Pluto, our solar system’s most famous dwarf planet, thanks to New Horizons.

07/15/2015

The New Horizons spacecraft atop an Atlas V rocket lifts off 19 January 2006 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The spacecraft is on a trailblazing probe to Pluto, at the solar system's outermost limits, following two days of delays       AFP PHOTO/Bruce Weaver (Photo: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Little Pluto Bigger Than Scientists Thought As Flyby Looms

Pluto, once considered the ninth planet from the sun, is a little bigger than anyone imagined.

07/13/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JANUARY 19:  A Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 rocket lifts off of pad 41 carrying NASA's Pluto New Horizons spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center January 19, 2006 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The New Horizons mission is scheduled to conduct at five-month reconnaissance study of Pluto and Charon in 2015.  (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Pluto Just 4 Weeks, 20 Million Miles Away For Spacecraft

After traveling 3 billion miles, over the course of nine years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto’s doorstep.

06/16/2015

In this handout photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst takes a 'selfie' during his spacewalk, whilst aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on October 7, 2014 in Space. Gerst returned to earth on November 10, 2014 after spending six months on the International Space Station completing an extensive scientific programme, known as the 'Blue Dot' mission (Source: Alexander Gerst / ESA via Getty Images)

SpaceX Capsule Soars With Dummy In 1st Test Of Crew Escape

In another big test flight on Wednesday, a capsule was fired into the air to try out its new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.

05/06/2015

On April 23, 2015— one day before the anniversary of Hubble's launch — NASA released an image taken by the space telescope showing a brilliant breeding ground for stars. This stellar nursery is 20,000 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Carina. (Source: NASA)

NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble’s 25th

NASA celebrated the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary with a beautiful image taken by the space telescope.

04/23/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

1st Espresso Maker For Astronauts Arrives At Space Station

Astronauts at the International Space Station(ISS) now have the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.

04/17/2015

NASA (Photo by Jim Watson/Getty Images)

NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025

During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.

04/15/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

International Space Station In Sight Thursday Night

Missed out on seeing the International Space Station Thursday morning? No need to fear space fans – the ISS will make an encore tonight.

04/02/2015

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Spacewalking Astronauts Turn Cable Guys In 1st Of 3 Jobs

Two space station astronauts stepped out of the International Space Station to do some tricky cable work.

02/21/2015

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