Nasa Probe Just Landed on an Asteroid

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles…

Why are the called “Flying Saucers”?

On June 24th, 1947, Kenneth Arnold was flying his private plane in the area of Mount Rainier in Washington State. Just another flight for this experienced pilot and business man. Little did…

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NASA Finds New Earth-Like Planet

A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could…

Happy 90th Birthday Buzz Aldrin!

NASA wishes Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin a happy 90th birthday on January 20, 2020. Buzz Aldrin was chosen as a member of the three-person Apollo 11 crew that landed on the…

SpaceX Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 10:30 a.m. EST, Sun., Jan. 19 for the In-Flight Abort Test. The launch window is six hours. This uncrewed test will demonstrate the Crew Dragon spacecraft’s escape…

NASA Live: Earth Views from the Space Station

The High Definition Earth-Viewing (HDEV) experiment on the International Space Station has experienced a loss of data, and ground computers are no longer receiving communications from the payload. A team of engineers…

Newest Astronauts Graduate with Eye on Artemis Missions

It’s graduation season for our #NewAstronauts! 👩‍🚀🎓👨‍🚀 An class of 11 Americans and two Canadians became astronauts on Friday, increasing the number of those eligible for spaceflight assignments that will expand humanity’s…

Meet NASA’s 2020 Earth Expeditions

Did you know NASA studies snowstorms, sinking coastlines, wildfires and many other processes affecting life on Earth? Join our experts live as we preview five new airborne science campaigns taking to the…

#AskNASA┃ Is the Sun a ball of fire?

Is the Sun a ball of fire? And why does NASA send missions to the Sun? NASA’s Heliophysics Director Nicky Fox explains NASA’s latest solar science findings. The Parker Solar Probe mission…

NASA 2020: Are You Ready?

Launching Americans from U.S. soil, sending a new rover to Mars and continuing to prepare for human missions to the Moon are just a few of the things NASA has planned for…

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