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President Trump Hails NASA in Weekly Address | Video
SPACE.COM President Donald Trump lauds NASA’s space exploration legacy in spirit in his weekly address here on March 25, 2017. 7 minutes
Dial-Up Space Communications System Gets 'High-Speed' Upgrade
SPACE.COM NASA is making strides toward launching its laser-based space communications systems, which officials say could become the "high-speed internet of the sky." 1 hour
7-Year-Old Science Whiz Visits NASA Space Flight Center
SPACE.COM While most second-graders are busy learning vocabulary and arithmetic and playing soccer and video games, 7-year-old Romanieo Golphin Jr. has been bumping up his proverbial résumé. 1 hour
After Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact, Life Re-Emerged Quickly
SPACE.COM Life re-emerged at the site of the dino-killing asteroid's impact at roughly the same time it began to thrive around the globe, despite suffering from worse conditions. 4 hours
Moon Temple: Art Project Probes Spiritual, Cultural Needs of Lunar Colony
SPACE.COM European Space Agency artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological needs of lunar... 4 hours
Visit the Moon Temple: Artist Jorge Mañes Rubio's Lunar Vision in Images
SPACE.COM European Space Agency (ESA) artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological... 4 hours
Future of Asteroid Intercept Mission Depends on Congress
SPACE.COM Plans to continue a NASA mission to intercept a small asteroid will depend on a decision due by the end of April on NASA's 2017 budget, an agency official said March 20. 4 hours
Sunlit Dunes Snake Across Mars in Gorgeous New NASA Photo
SPACE.COM Giant "snakes" of sand slither across the Martian surface in a spectacular new photo by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). 5 hours
'Best Man' in Space! Astronaut Brings Friends' Wedding Rings to Space Station
SPACE.COM French astronaut Thomas Pesquet brought some very special cargo along for his six-month mission to the International Space Station: a shiny, silver pair of... 5 hours
Vector Space Systems Will Launch Microsatellite Rockets from Florida
SPACE.COM Eyeing a projected boom in demand for microsatellites, startup Vector Space Systems on Saturday (March 25) unveiled plans to fly its small launch vehicle from a Florida-owned launch pad at... 16 hours
Images: Vector Space System's Microsatellite-Launching Rocket
SPACE.COM Vector Space aims to begin launching its microsatellite-lofting rockets from Launch Complex 46 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2018. 16 hours
NASA Uses AI to Detect and Snap Images of Volcanic Eruptions
SPACE.COM A satellite headed for retirement autonomously captured photos of a volcano erupting. 17 hours
Images: Vector Space's Microsatellite-Launching Rocket
SPACE.COM Vector Space aims to begin launching its microsatellite-lofting rockets from Launch Complex 46 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2018. 17 hours
Spacewalking Astronauts Begin Upgrades for Commercial Spacecraft |Video
SPACE.COM Space station astronauts Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency took a spacewalk on March 24, 2017 to begin preparing the orbital outpost for the arrival of... 18 hours
SpaceX Test-Fires Used Rocket Ahead of Historic Thursday Launch
SPACE.COM Today (March 27), SpaceX test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket whose first stage has already flown to space once. The booster is on track to loft a communications satellite Thursday (March... 19 hours
Vector Space Tests Rocket Tech for Microsatellite Launches | Video
SPACE.COM Watch the microsatellite launch company Vector Space Systems test fire a 3D-printed rocket engine injector and launch a small-scale prototype of its Vector 1 rocket in successful 2016... 19 hours
Spacewalk Photos: Astronauts Prep Space Station for Future Commercial Spacecraft
SPACE.COM Space station astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet embarked on a spacewalk on March 24 to prepare the orbiting lab for the future docking of commercial spacecraft and... 20 hours
Juno Spacecraft Skims Jupiter's Cloud Tops in Its 5th Flyby
SPACE.COM NASA's Juno spacecraft made its fifth close flyby of Jupiter today (March 27), skimming 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) above the planet's cloud tops while traveling at a speed... 20 hours
neil degrasse tyson s words inspire cosmic song and music video for kids Neil deGrasse Tyson's Words Inspire Cosmic Song and Music Video for Kids
SPACE.COM VIDEO The inspiring words of Neil deGrasse Tyson are at the heart of a beautiful new song and space-themed music video for kids. 20 hours
Quasars Reveal Early Structure of Milky Way-Like Galaxies
SPACE.COM Astronomers are seeing what Earth's own galaxy looked like in its youth by scanning the skies for some of the oldest objects in the universe. 20 hours
Flying Through Auroras: Airline Carries Passengers into Southern Lights
SPACE.COM On March 23, the first charter flight to see the aurora australis — the southern lights — took flight from Dunedin Airport in New Zealand. 22 hours
docking port relocated at space station to support commercial spacecraft Docking Port Relocated at Space Station to Support Commercial Spacecraft
SPACE.COM VIDEO A docking port that was once used to attach the space shuttle orbiters to the International Space Station was moved at the complex to support the future arrival... 23 hours
Extreme Supermassive Black Hole Winds Can Create Stars | Video
SPACE.COM The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope has been used to detect stars growing within the outflows emanating from the massive black holes. The newborn stars are also... 24 hours
Stars Born Inside Violent Black Hole Jets Spotted for the 1st Time
SPACE.COM Infant stars have been discovered inside raging streams of material spewed into space by a monstrous black hole. Surfing on the jet stream, these... 24 hours
Chris Hadfield Hosts 'Miniverse' On CuriosityStream - Trailer
SPACE.COM The former Canadian Space Agency astronaut and internet sensation is bringing space “down to Earth” in a new web series on CuriosityStream. 24 hours
Production of Plutonium Spacecraft Fuel Could Boom in Early 2020s
SPACE.COM A public-private partnership led by a company called Technical Solutions Management aims to start generating usable amounts of plutonium-238 — the material that powers deep-space explorers such as... 1 day
Life on Earth is Used to Gravity — So What Happens to Our Cells in Space?
SPACE.COM The force of gravity doesn't just keep us anchored to the ground; it influences how our... 1 day
US Air Force's Newest Missile-Warning Satellite Operational and Transmitting
SPACE.COM The Air Force's newest Space Based Infrared System missile-warning satellite is operational and has transmitted its first images, Lockheed Martin said March 21. 1 day
Far Side Astronomy: Orbiting Telescope Would Use Moon as Shield
SPACE.COM Out of darkness, there came the blazing light of the very first stars and galaxies in the universe — and the best place to look back at them... 1 day
president trump hails nasa s space exploration spirit in weekly address President Trump Hails NASA's Space Exploration Spirit in Weekly Address
SPACE.COM VIDEO President Donald Trump used his weekly address Saturday (March 25) to praise NASA's legacy of exploration and discovery in a video that also marked Trump's signing of the... 2 days
The Most Amazing Space Stories of the Week!
SPACE.COM A Dragon returns, North Korea tests a rocket engine, a wheel breaks on Mars and a spacewalk streak begins — it's Space.com's top news stories of the week. 2 days
Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope
SPACE.COM Since first mentioned in 1783, black holes have captured the imagination of scientists, writers, filmmakers and other artists. Perhaps part... 2 days
Chris Hadfield Hosts 'Miniverse' On Curiosity Stream - Trailer
SPACE.COM The former Canadian Space Agency astronaut and internet sensation is bringing space “down to Earth” in a new web series on Curiosity Stream. 2 days
Take a Solar System 'Road Trip' with Astronaut Chris Hadfield in 'Miniverse'
SPACE.COM The solar system is shrunk down to the size of the continental United States in a new online movie hosted by retired astronaut Chris... 2 days
Best Space Stories of the Week — March 25, 2017
SPACE.COM A Dragon returns, North Korea tests a rocket engine, a wheel breaks on Mars and a spacewalk streak begins — it's Space.com's top news stories of the week. 3 days
Crumbling Comet? The Great Debate About Whether Rosetta Rock 67P is Breaking Apart
SPACE.COM It is almost six months since the Rosetta spacecraft completed its operations at comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimanko. The landing may have marked the end... 3 days
Planet Again? Pluto, Most Moons Count Under Proposed Definition
SPACE.COM A group of planetary scientists is making the case for a new definition of a planet; this one would include Pluto and most moons. Here's why these researchers think the... 3 days
3 Cool Ways to Protect Your Eyes During the Total Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM Never look directly at the sun, even during a total solar eclipse, like the one that will occur on Aug. 21. Instead, use these... 3 days
Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Breaks Orbital Record
SPACE.COM The current mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane is now the longest in the clandestine program's history. 3 days
Planet or Dwarf Planet: All Worlds are Worth Investigating
SPACE.COM Pluto's status as a "dwarf planet" is once again stirring debate. This comes as some planetary scientists are trying to have Pluto reclassified as a planet – a wish that's... 3 days
Figuring Out Dark Energy - An Astrophysicist Explains | Video
SPACE.COM Astrophysicist Paul Sutter explains what the science community is doing and the tools they are using to understand dark energy in the Universe. 4 days
Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Space Station to Dock with Commercial Spaceships
SPACE.COM Two astronauts wandered outside the confines of the International Space Station today (March 24), embarking on the first of three spacewalks scheduled to take place over the next... 4 days
How to Spot Leo, the King of Spring
SPACE.COM This week, a glance high toward the south-southeast around 10 p.m. will reveal a distinctive pattern: six stars arranged in the shape of a backward question mark, better known as the Sickle,... 4 days
'LIFE' Imitating Life Off Earth: Space Station History 'Easter Eggs' in Sci-fi Thriller
SPACE.COM In space, everyone can see your homages. "LIFE," Sony Pictures' science fiction thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds, has... 4 days
Sounds of the Solar System: Podcast Eavesdrops on Planets
SPACE.COM A new episode of the podcast series "Twenty Thousand Hertz" asked NASA scientists what it would sound like on other planets and worlds in Earth's solar system. 4 days
Alien from 'Life' Invades Space.com! (And I Live to Talk About It)
SPACE.COM The new science-fiction thriller "Life" focuses on the discovery of alien life from Mars that might not be so nice, so what's in this... 4 days
Europe's Jupiter Explorer Mission Moves to Prototype Production
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency completed the preliminary design review for the Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer, giving a go-ahead to prime contractor Airbus and its partners to start building a prototype spacecraft to... 4 days
US Military's 'Gremlin' Program Lets Pilots Launch and Snag Drones in Midair
SPACE.COM The fairy-tale-inspired "Gremlin" program aims to launch and retrieve drones in midair. 4 days
Human-Caused Climate Change Made 2016 Way Too Hot
SPACE.COM The year 2016 was one for the record books, at least when it comes to the weather. Last year had the highest global temperature in modern history and extremely high levels of... 4 days
Rome From Space - Italy’s Capital Gets Orbital Look | Video
SPACE.COM ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-2a satellite captured imagery of the area in January 2016. ’Earth from Space’ host Kelsea Brennan-Wessels explains. 4 days
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