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April 11, 2017

A whopping, lustrous asteroid is about to soar past Earth — and you can watch

You're going to need more than just the naked eye.

Feb. 28, 2017

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.
Feb. 7, 2017

Beautiful green comet on its way to distract you from the apocalypse

The comet's blue-green hue can be seen by anyone looking to wake up before dawn this weekend.
Feb. 3, 2017

'The Space Between Us' Review: Love reaches from Earth to Mars and back again

The Mars adventure is charming, but not much more.
Jan. 31, 2017

8 of the most iconic moments in space exploration history

Here's to some of the biggest space exploration moments in history.
Jan. 6, 2017

The International Space Station is getting its first African-American crew member

NASA announced Jeanette Epps will join the crew of the International Space Station. She is the first African-American to do so.

Dec. 12, 2016

December Supermoon: Date, time and how to watch this month’s full moon

Everything you need to know about the final supermoon of 2016.
Dec. 1, 2016

Fly through every corner of the international space station in this mindblowing video

Never seen an astronaut bathroom? You will now.
Nov. 16, 2016

Leonid Meteor Shower November 2016: Time, best viewing spots and how to watch

The Leonids may not be as spectacular this year.
Oct. 25, 2016

The first photo of Earth was taken 70 years ago from a Nazi rocket

This is the first image ever taken of Earth from space.
Oct. 20, 2016

First Milky Way hydrogen map reveals how stars were formed billions of years ago

Scientists just made a huge step toward understanding the formation of the Milky Way.

Oct. 20, 2016

Orionid Meteor Shower Tonight: Time and how and where to watch the Oct. 2016 meteor shower

2016 won't be the best year to view the Orionid meteor shower.
Oct. 10, 2016

Leaked emails show Blink-182's Tom DeLonge sent UFO intel to Hillary Clinton's campaign

The pop-punk legend contacted Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta about UFOs.
Oct. 10, 2016

Cosmic rays could support alien life — here’s what that means

The search for alien life just got a lot more exciting.
Oct. 7, 2016

What foods do astronauts eat in space? Nothing too far out of this world.

Astronauts don't subsist on freeze-dried ice cream, btw.
Oct. 7, 2016

Scientists just spotted a bunch of mysterious balls of plasma in space

They're like a stream of red-hot bubbles in space.

Oct. 6, 2016
Oct. 5, 2016

The "alien megastructure" mystery just got even weirder — and scientists aren't done yet

Just tell us already — is it aliens or not?!
Oct. 4, 2016

Earth is surrounded by X-rays from a mysterious source

Scientists are totally stumped.
Sept. 28, 2016

Wanna go to Mars? It'll cost you $10 billion.

Start saving now.

Sept. 28, 2016

Zodiac signs are bullshit. NASA's scathing takedown perfectly explains why.

NASA's epic Tumblr post is a scorching mic drop.
Sept. 27, 2016
Sept. 27, 2016
Sept. 23, 2016

Stephen Hawking is really worried about aliens, but here’s why he shouldn’t be

It might not be such a bad idea to try and talk to aliens.

Sept. 22, 2016
Sept. 21, 2016

Mars may have been habitable much more recently than we thought

Water may have existed there not very long ago.
Sept. 20, 2016

NASA just captured an incredible look at a black hole eating a star

It's called "stellar tidal disruption."
Sept. 19, 2016

Elon Musk's Mars rocket can go "well beyond Mars" and he's crowdsourcing a new name

Just don't name it Rockety McRocketface. Please.