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The REAL Space Act would help safeguard American leadership in space, its sponsors say.
Chris Hadfield shows us all how crying is done in space.
All work and no play makes Chris Hadfield of Expedition 34/35 aboard the International Space Station a dull space station commander.
The mission is in its early stages, but some details are already emerging.
The ambitious plan would have the goal of moving a small asteroid to a new orbit near the Earth by the year 2025.
See reactions to NASA's 2014 budget from space agency, industry and science luminaries.
The energy source that fuels the sun and other stars could propel rockets that take humans to other planets.
The soft glow in this space wallpaper is NGC 2768, an elliptical galaxy located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). It appears here as a bright oval on the sky, surrounded by a wide, fuzzy cloud of material.
A look at NASA's Asteroid Initiative, which aims to park a space rock near the moon.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory's Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) captures imagery in 3 different wavelengths - 171, 193 and 211 angstroms. Data from 2012 are here overlaid.
NASA's 2014 budget request includes $105 million to kick-start the agency's asteroid capture mission.
NASA's Charles Bolden released a statement about the budget today.
See photos of NASA’s space exploration goals in 2014.
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2014 budget sets the road map for exploration for NASA and the American people. Its now up to congress to approve it.
NASA's 2014 budget poposes a mission to robotically capture a small near-Earth asteroid and bring it into a stable lunar orbit where astronauts can visit and explore it, a 'stepping stone' to future missions to farther asteroids.
Saturn's icy rings are creating rain in the upper atmosphere of the gas giant.
The European Space Agency opened a new space weather center last week in Brussels to keep tabs on solar storms.
NASA's 2014 budget request would fund the agency below 2012 levels, at about $17.7 billion.
Researchers want to test quantum entanglement by putting a sensor on the ISS, possibly paving the way for a quantum internet. Earth's atmosphere makes entangled photon experiments difficult.
The scene was lively at the 29th annual gathering of the world's space industry leaders.