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Milky Way Glimmers Over Gorgeous Landscape During the Spring Equinox (Photo)
SPACE.COM The Milky Way galaxy shimmers over a field of yellow flowers at dawn in this photo taken from the village of Monsaraz in Portugal's Dark Sky... 8 hours
On This Day In Space! July 22, 1972: Venera 8 Spacecraft Lands on Venus
SPACE.COM On July 22, 1972, a spacecraft landed on Venus! See how it happened in our On This Day in Space... 11 hours
12 Cool Pieces of Space History You Can See in Russia (and Kazakhstan)
SPACE.COM The Russian space program has many museums celebrating its space history in Moscow and Baikonur, Kazakhstan (near the Baikonur Cosmodrome), honoring everything... 13 hours
Women in Space: A Gallery of Firsts
SPACE.COM Here's a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space. 14 hours
New Look Inside Sun's Atmosphere Yields Clues About Mysterious Solar Wind
SPACE.COM Our sun is surrounded by a deep, million-degree atmosphere that affects everything in the solar system — but how, precisely, it works is a mystery. 14 hours
12 Cool Pieces of Space History You Can See in Russia
SPACE.COM The Russian space program has many museums celebrating its space history in Moscow and Baikonur, Kazakhstan (near the Baikonur Cosmodrome), honoring everything from the first people... 14 hours
SpaceX Launches Communications Satellite on 2nd-Ever Flight of New Rocket
SPACE.COM The latest version of SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket lifted off for the second time ever today (July 22), lighting up the skies over Florida's Space Coast in... 20 hours
Mercury Redstone 4: Photos from Gus Grissom's Liberty Bell 7 Spaceflight
SPACE.COM Gus Grissom, was one of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts and became the second American to go to space on July 21, 1961. See photos from... 1 day
On This Day In Space! July 21, 1961: Gus Grissom Becomes 2nd American in Space
SPACE.COM On July 21, 1961, NASA astronaut Gus Grissom completed the second successful human spaceflight mission for the United... 1 day
Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak
SPACE.COM Hurricanes are devastating for the populations they hit, not only because of the damage caused by winds but also because of the increased risk of diseases after the storm passes. 2 days
Thick Dust Clouds Spotted Near Martian Ice Cap
SPACE.COM A thick cloud of dust moves over the surface of Mars near the planet's north polar ice cap in a stunning photograph. 2 days
Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite
SPACE.COM SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. 2 days
Where to Search for Signs of Life on Titan
SPACE.COM New findings suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the building blocks of life on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. 2 days
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mapping Mars in High Definition
SPACE.COM The orbiter has been snapping pictures of the Red Planet since 2006. 2 days
Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name
SPACE.COM The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020. 2 days
Parachutes for NASA's Next Crewed Spaceship Pass Key Test (Photo)
SPACE.COM The parachutes that will slow NASA's Orion crew capsule during its descent back to Earth aced an important test last week. 2 days
James Gunn Off Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Following 'Offensive' Tweets
SPACE.COM Writer/director James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and his relationship with Marvel and parent company Walt Disney have... 2 days
Jupiter's Breathtaking Cloud Formations on Display in New Juno Image
SPACE.COM Watching the clouds go by here on Earth is entertaining, but now we have an even better view of some stunning clouds on another world — Jupiter. 2 days
As Opportunity Rover Sleeps, Other NASA Craft Study Mars' Raging Dust Storm
SPACE.COM NASA’s Opportunity rover remains silent on the Red Planet, blanketed by a monster dust storm that many other Mars spacecraft are studying in detail. 2 days
Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers
SPACE.COM Only less than a century ago, back on Earth, planting a national flag in another part of the world still amounted to claiming that territory for the fatherland. Did the Stars and... 2 days
On This Day In Space! July 20, 1969: Apollo 11 Astronauts Take the First Moonwalk
SPACE.COM On July 20, 1969, human beings walked on the moon for the very first time! See how it... 2 days
First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong's Memorabilia Heads to Auction
SPACE.COM The personal collection of the first man to set foot on the moon is heading to auction. 2 days
New Aeolus Mission Will Use a Laser to Monitor Earth's Winds (Video)
SPACE.COM After more than 16 years of development, Europe's newest wind-monitoring satellite will finally launch next month. 2 days
'Apollo 11' Film to Show First Moon Landing Like Never Before
SPACE.COM A new cinematic space event film promises to show audiences the historic Apollo 11 first moon landing mission like they have never seen before. "Apollo 11"... 2 days
How Big is Jupiter?
SPACE.COM Jupiter is about 318 times as big as Earth. 2 days
Watch Astronauts Set Foot on the Moon in Historic NASA Footage Streaming Today
SPACE.COM Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history. 2 days
Makings of Moon Landing: 50 Years Ago, Apollo 11 Was One Year From 'Giant Leap'
SPACE.COM One year prior to humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away. 2 days
Makings of a Moon Landing: 50 Years Ago, Apollo 11 Was One Year From ‘Giant Leap'
SPACE.COM One year prior to humanity's first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far... 3 days
Building Apollo: Photos from Moonshot History
SPACE.COM A tremendous amount of engineering and creativity went into the successful lunar touchdown of the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969 and the following missions. Here's a look at the development process. 3 days
Happy Anniversary, Viking 1! What Early Landers Taught Us About Mars
SPACE.COM NASA's Viking 1 Mars lander pulled off the first American touchdown on the Red Planet 42 years ago today (July 20). The mission reshaped our understanding... 3 days
'Killjoys' Season 4 Premieres Tonight with Even Weirder Space Adventures
SPACE.COM Killjoys Dutch, Johnny and D'avin have wandered far afield from their early space-bounty-hunter days — they've uncovered an otherworldly conspiracy, kicked off a system-spanning war and dealt with... 3 days
Star Wars: Clone Wars Revived for Surprise Seventh Season
SPACE.COM The animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars is being revived for a surprise seventh season on the upcoming Disney streaming service. 3 days
Young Star May Be Devouring a Planet
SPACE.COM Researchers at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet. 3 days
Take a Virtual Walk on the Moon in New York City!
SPACE.COM Forty-nine years after Neil Armstrong took his first "small step" on the lunar surface, Samsung has brought his "giant leap for mankind" down to Earth by... 3 days
Dazzling Views Show Saturn Moon Titan's Surface Like Never Before
SPACE.COM The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 3 days
Tiny Satellite Begins Hunt for Missing Milky-Way Matter
SPACE.COM A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the... 3 days
Milky Way Galaxy Is 'Disturbed' and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video)
SPACE.COM The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around... 3 days
On This Day In Space! July 19, 1985: Christa McAuliffe Named 1st 'Teacher in Space'
SPACE.COM On July 19, 1985, a high school teacher named Christa McAuliffe was selected to become the first American... 4 days
Moon and Jupiter Get Together Friday to Celebrate Lunar Landing Anniversary
SPACE.COM Friday will mark the 49th anniversary of one of humanity's greatest achievements: Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing. And the sky has a lunar treat... 4 days
Wandering Star May Have Disrupted Outer Solar System's Order
SPACE.COM There's something strange about the outer solar system — and that could be the signature of a long-ago visit to our neighborhood. 4 days
Universe Expansion 'Detective Story' Examined with New Tool
SPACE.COM A new technique that analyzes clashing observations may help solve the mystery behind the expansion of the universe. 4 days
Dr. Pulsar and Mr. Magnetar? 2 Star Types May Turn into Each Other
SPACE.COM Are two different types of stars actually the same thing? Research of recent years shows that kinds of exotic stars — known... 4 days
Scott Kelly Gets Real with Reddit in New Video
SPACE.COM As part of a new video series, retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly got real about life in space, "Star Trek" and a creepy ball of urine. 4 days
New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video)
SPACE.COM Europe's upcoming Mars rover features a powerful toaster oven-size lab that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet. 4 days
On This Day In Space! July 18, 1980: India Launches 1st Indigenous Satellite
SPACE.COM On July 18, 1980, India launched its first satellite into orbit. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space... 4 days
Observations of the Early Universe Reaffirm the Existence of Dark Matter and Dark Energy
SPACE.COM Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist. 4 days
Bridenstine Visits Israel on First Foreign Trip
SPACE.COM On his first foreign trip since taking office nearly three months ago, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine traveled to Israel this week to meet with the country's prime minister and other officials. 4 days
Most Stars with Jupiters Have Giant Super-Earths
SPACE.COM The solar system is more and more like a space oddity — Jupiter-like planets are more common around stars that also host giant-size versions of our planet, while our solar system possesses Jupiter but... 4 days
NASA Takes Over Fenway Park for Space-Mission Show (Video)
SPACE.COM A group of fans recently filled baseball's Fenway Park in Boston — not to watch homers fly over the Green Monster left-field wall, but instead to talk about spacecraft flying... 4 days
Blue Origin's New Shepard Vehicle Aces Test of Crew-Escape Motor
SPACE.COM Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft for the ninth time today (July 18) during a test to ensure that humans could escape the capsule in case... 4 days
Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space
Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking
Researchers report two-faced Janus membrane applications
'Storm chasers' on Mars searching for dusty secrets
Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Rapid cloud clearing phenomenon could provide another piece of climate puzzle
‘Smart plants’ could soon detect deadly radon and mold in your home
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