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Astronaut John Glenn's remains may have been desecrated, according to the Pentagon

The allegations are "troubling" and "shocking."

Lego announces new set themed around the women of NASA

The set celebrates famous NASA researchers like Margaret Hamilton and Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space.

Black Girls Code is using 'Hidden Figures' to inspire young girls to enter the STEM fields

FutureKatherineJohnsons.com was built by 14 girls of color.

Astronaut Jeanette Epps to become first African-American space station crew member

NASA announced Jeanette Epps will join the crew of the International Space Station. She is the first African-American to do so.
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NASA's "Space Poop Challenge" is paying for your thoughts on upgrading its crappy system

Zero G presents a lot of... logistical quandaries.

Astronaut food and the diet of an average college kid are more similar than you'd think?

Astronauts don't subsist on freeze-dried ice cream, btw.

'Hidden Figures' Trailer: Taraji P. Henson Breaks the Glass Ceiling With NASA

"They let women do some things at NASA, Mr. Johnson. And it's not because we wear skirts."

Deep Space Travel Might Increase Heart Risk for Astronauts, Says Study

Scientists are starting to learn more about the toll space travel takes on the human body.

Did Aliens Try to Contact Apollo 10 Astronauts in 1969?

In a space, no one can hear you figure out what you're hearing.

NASA Is Recruiting Astronauts for Mars — Here are the Requirements and How to Apply

They're taking applications.

These Female Scientists Will Be Just Fine In Space Without Men or Makeup

"When you're doing your work, you don't think about men and women."

Six-Year-Old Trying To Save NASA Funding Gets Awesome Surprise

Connor Johnson started a petition to prevent budget cuts from hitting NASA, but he wasn't expecting what happened next.

5 Reasons Americans Cannot Name One Astronaut Anymore

Astronauts used to celebrities in the United States. Now the average person is hard pressed to name even one. What happened?

Sally Ride Dead: Feminist Icon and First American Woman in Space Dies at 61

On Monday, American icon Sally Ride passed away. Ride was the first American woman to travel to space.