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  • electrifying sun & moon
    Electric Moon
    One of the most romantic night visions we can comprehend and cannot get away fromis that wonderful and glorious well rounded Moon. Romantics have sat under this glowinguniversal nightlight ordained with hundreds of names from cultures around the...
  • This image taken by the front hazard-identification camera onboard the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rover's arm in its extended position February 2, 2004
    Scientists slam cancellation of Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter & Mars Opportunity
    While NASA looks forward to the results of ongoing planetary missions such as Dawn, now orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres, and New Horizons, headed for a flyby of Pluto, the space agency is planning to shut down two of its most production missions....
  •  NASA has been discussing potential partnership opportunities with Bigelow for its inflatable habitat technologies as part of NASA's goal to develop innovative technologies to ensure that the U.S. remains competitive in future space endeavors
    NASA and Russia in discussions for a post-ISS space station
    RT reported on Saturday that NASA and the Russian Space Agency had agreed to build a joint space station after the International Space Station is decommissioned in 2024. However, as with a lot of pronouncements in Russian media, there is less than...
  • Amazing pink full moon
    Full Pink Moon April 4th 2015
    A full moon that is pink, especially in the spring! How delightful and appropriate to say the least, a time when the earth is in rebirth of the beautiful flowers and grasses that cover the lands. The full moon that appears in April is called the...
  • Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft is seen as it launches to the International Space Station with Expedition 43 NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly, Russian Cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko, and Gennady Padalka
    NASA's Scott Kelly and Russia's Mikhail Kornienko on a year-long stay in space
    As NASA noted on Friday, astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have flown to the International Space Station for a year-long stay, during which they will be studied to determine the long-term effects of spaceflight on the...
  • NASA to send astronauts to boulder pulled off asteroid
    NASA to send astronauts to boulder pulled off asteroid
    NASA has selected somewhat of an oddity for their next manned space flight mission. The organization has taken aim at landing astronauts on an asteroid. That isn’t in itself strange, as many of NASA’s recent projects have revolved...
  • Astronauts exploring a boulder in lunar orbit
    NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission unlikely to be funded
    When NASA announced that the Asteroid Redirect Mission was not going to move an asteroid to lunar orbit, but rather take a boulder from an asteroid and move it to lunar orbit, renewed questions were raised about whether the project is worth doing....
  • American-Russian crew to begin a year in space Friday
    U.S.-Russian crew to begin historic year in space Friday
    American astronaut Scott J. Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are poised to lift-off from western Kazakhstan on Friday en route to begin a historic flight aboard the International Space Station as they spend one full year in space.No...
  • Happy 87th birthday James Lovell
    Happy 87th birthday James Lovell
    Today we celebrate the 87th birthday of one of the most famous astronauts of the Gemini and Apollo programs. A man that flew on four mission (Gemini 7 & 12, Apollo 8, &13) and survived the most infamous missions in NASA history. A man that...
  • NASA probe snags boulder from an asteroid
    NASA's ARM will take a boulder from an asteroid and take it to lunar orbit
    NASA announced Wednesday more details of its controversial asteroid redirect mission. The space agency has chosen to not snag an asteroid in deep space and move it to a retrograde orbit around the moon. Instead, an uncrewed spacecraft with a solar...
  • James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA's James Webb Space Telescope on track for 2018 launch, but concerns remain
    The House Subcommittee on Space Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing on the James Webb Space Telescope, due to be launched in late 2018, on Tuesday. While a spokesperson for NASA was upbeat about the project finally being on...
  • Honeywell And NASA Hip-Hop Physics Educational Series
    Honeywell And NASA brings Hip-Hop Physics Educational Series to Middle School
    Honeywell and NASA's award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live! Forces in Motion, is making its way to Northeastern U.S. middle schools this spring. Aiming to inspire students to learn and enjoy math and science in a...
  • Weather satellites
    NASA awards contract to build weather satellite
    NASA has awarded a contract to Virginia-basedOrbital ATK to build the second Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) weather satellite.The award, which the agency announced March 23, also contains options for two more JPSS spacecraft. If all options...
  • Ceres from NASA's Dawn
    The case is made for a Ceres settlement
    With NASA’s Dawn space probe orbiting Ceres, the dwarf planet residing in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, some are imagining what might come after. The Next Big Future on Monday mused about the advantages of...
  •  Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems Dream Chaser prototype space-access vehicle
    Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser could land at Ellington Space Port near Houston
    Despite having been rejected in NASA’s commercial crew program, Sierra Nevada has been very busy trying to develop its lift body spacecraft, the Dream Chaser. Having rolled out a smaller, cargo version of the spacecraft for the second round...