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July 20, 2017

NASA just released hundreds of incredible space videos — here are our 5 favorites

Watch space history unfold before your eyes.

July 19, 2017

How to use NASA’s interactive map to get the best view of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21

America hasn't seen a total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years.
July 18, 2017

Scientists are recording the sounds of waves in space — and it could be huge for NASA

Listen to the sound of the surf... in space.
July 18, 2017

This little drone is flying around space taking pictures — and it’s the cutest thing ever

Its name is Int-Ball, and it’s a tiny, 3-D printed drone in the ISS.
July 13, 2017

NASA just released Juno’s brand new images of Jupiter’s red spot — and they’re jaw-dropping

The Great Red Spot space storm is just a small swirl on Jupiter, yet it's still 1.3 times the width of planet Earth.
July 13, 2017

Watch a massive cold spot grow and travel across the sun’s surface

Having a bad skin day? So is the sun.

July 11, 2017

NASA is studying fungus to make life on other planets better for humans

Scientists already have to deal with harmful doses of radiation. They might also be subject to sickening fungus.
July 11, 2017

The Thunder Moon was less ominous — and more beautiful — than it sounds

The pictures will leave you thunderstruck.
July 7, 2017

Scientists are going to Mercury to see why it looks like it’s shrinking

If this aircraft actually gets to Mercury, it could help us figure out how the solar system was born.
July 3, 2017

Humans will finally get a close-up look at Jupiter's Great Red Spot for the first time

This strange space storm on Jupiter might have been around for as long as 350 years.
June 30, 2017

NASA shuts down the conspiracy theory that child slaves live on Mars

There are no humans on Mars.

June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017

NASA just clapped back at Anonymous after its alien conspiracy theory went viral

A NASA scientist debunked the baseless claims on Twitter.
June 26, 2017

Anonymous claims NASA has found intelligent alien life. Here's the truth.

Never blindly trust a robotic voice behind a mask.
June 22, 2017

This summer, Americans will get the rare chance to see a total solar eclipse

Anyone in the continental U.S. should mark their calendars.

June 21, 2017

This drone tour from Elon Musk's SpaceX shows the future of rocket science

Take a look at these Falcon rockets, just months before the launch of SpaceX's most powerful one yet.
June 19, 2017

What is 4-D printing? The new frontier of 3-D printing could revolutionize space exploration

The fourth dimension is time — and that could change everything.
June 13, 2017

Astronauts are growing space crystals that could save your life someday

They're not just pretty rocks. They can help treat serious diseases.
June 13, 2017

Asgardia, the space nation of the future, just made a giant leap forward

Asgardia has a 13-month calendar, a constitution, a national anthem — and 500,000 applications for citizenship.

June 13, 2017

NASA delayed its rocket launch to create colorful clouds. Here's the new plan for Tuesday.

NASA is trying to light up our skies with blue-green and red colors Tuesday night.
June 12, 2017

Scientists thought they figured out this 40-year-old mystery — but it's not over yet

One scientist thinks the mysterious signal was caused by a comet. The other called that theory "rubbish."
June 12, 2017

NASA will blast colorful clouds into the sky Monday night — here’s how to watch

Hurry up and grab your lawn chairs. It's going to be a huge light show.
June 8, 2017

After 40 years, scientists may have solved the mystery of the "Wow!" space signal

The puzzle captivated astronomers for decades. Now it's likely solved.
June 8, 2017

The Asgardia space nation is making a big announcement. Here's what we know so far.

Scientists are legitimately trying to make a new society in space. They even have a constitution.

June 7, 2017

Humans, the entire Earth and the sun all exist in a giant void of nothingness

We're again reminded of how puny we really are.
June 7, 2017

NASA just revealed stunning Mars photos from a nearly 12-year exploration

Mars isn't just red. It's also purple, blue and green.
June 5, 2017

Scientists discover giant, burning-hot planet KELT-9b

"This is the hottest gas giant planet that has ever been discovered," Scott Gaudi, astronomy professor at Ohio State University, told NASA.
May 30, 2017

NASA is launching a mission to touch the sun

A mission to the sun could protect us from disastrous space weather.