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Technicians adjust parts of the Atmospheric Entry Simulator.
Europe's Very Large Telescope captured imagery of planetary nebula IC 1295. It can be found in the constellation of Scutum (3300 light years away).
Scientists have new evidence that the Chicxulub impact set the world's forests ablaze.
A green planetary nebula shines ghoulishly in deep space.
NASA is expected to receive $100 million for an ambitious asteroid-retrieval mission.
The mission is challenging but achievable, experts say.
The aerospace giant hopes to tap a multibillion market in the years ahead.
Can microinvestment get us to the moon?
The U.S. military relies on space resources for every mission, said the commander of U.S. Air Force Space Command.
The Phanton Phoenix satellites, one of which is depicted in the video, will be available in 3 configurations, ranging from 4kg nano-satellites to 1000kg satellites.
NASA chief Charles Bolden says that the sequester will have no impact to the agency's private space taxi plan.
Astronomers have caught a black hole snacking on what may be a free-flying giant planet.
This test shows the GENIE (Guidance Embedded Navigator Integration Environment) system controlling a Xombie terrestrial rocket, a system that will allow NASA to test instruments for landing on terrestrial bodies like the Moon and Mars.
NASA's planetary science projects may lose some or all of hard-won $200 million budget increase.
Cosmic radiation from space travel may increase the risk of colon cancer.
Rhea, Saturn's second-largest moon, has a wispy oxygen atmosphere.
This space wallpaper reveals Galaxy 2MASX J09442693+0429569 imaged by Hubble. This elliptical galaxy has entered a transitional phase from a young, star-forming galaxy to an older, larger, "red and dead" galaxy.
Photographer Bill Deaver captured the stunning view on April 3 from Mojave, Calif.
An astronaut's home video shows how to brush your teeth in space without making a mess.
Spending more money won’t help in detecting small space rocks, one scientist insists.