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College students and K-12 teachers are set to take a ride on a "Vomit Comet" this week in the name of science.
NASA officials aren't sure what triggered a leak of water into a spacewalking astronaut's helmet, causing Mission Controllers to abort a planned 6.5-hour spacewalk after only one hour and 32 minutes today (July 16).
A commercial U.S. spacecraft is set to make its first flight to the International Space Station this September, paving the way for regular resupply trips to the orbiting lab.
How is gold formed? Scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) will hold a news conference announcing new findings exploring the origin of the precious element on Earth.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has landed a two-book deal to share his experiences about life in space and on the International Space Station. See how Hadfield will share his experiences in 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth.'
Astronauts get to celebrate the Fourth of July too.
Venus is shining low in the western evening sky. On Wednesday, July 3, Venus shines with the Beehive Cluster of stars. Here's how to see it.
This fascinating space wallpaper reveals a nearby star that at first glance looks like it is older than the universe. This "Methuselah star," cataloged as HD 140283, could be as old as 14.5 billion years.
The new Comet ISON video is based on a series of photos by the Hubble Space Telescope that show the comet streaking like a skyrocket through the solar system.
The internationally renowned astronaut received a warm welcome on Canada's national holiday July 1.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield bid farewell to life as a professional astronaut during a Canada Day concert in Ottawa.
Extreme volcanism may be responsible for Mercury's artificially young surface.
The sun fired off an M1.5-class solar flare on July 3 as an early preview to the Fourth of July fireworks, NASA officials say.
Using an innovative process that combines hundreds of flat 2D space photos, the upcoming IMAX movie 'In Saturn's Rings' brings depth to awe inspiring photos of planets and galaxies, allowing viewers to 'fly through' these cosmic wonders.
The rover has been on the Red Planet for 9 years and has traveled 22.22 miles (35.76 km) and counting. The Apollo 17 moon rover held the record since 1972, with 22.21 miles (35.74 km).
Astronaut John W. Young salutes the U.S. Flag.
On July 1st, 2013, a large prominence erupted off the Sun's eastern limb and on July 3rd, an M1.5-class flare made a statement. Neither eruptions were Earth-directed. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped imagery.
Some Pluto surface features may end up bearing the names of Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock.
The 30-second video shows the tiny moon Phobos climbing high into the Red Planet sky.
Veteran solar photographer Alan Friedman captured this strange view of Earth's star as blue sun.