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May 24, 2017

What we'll lose with Trump's proposed NASA budget cuts — and why one expert is calling it out

At least five space programs will be given the ax.

May 24, 2017

Scientists are 3-D printing moon bricks made of synthetic lunar soil

It might be the most sustainable approach to building a moon colony.
May 23, 2017

Freeze-dried space sperm just created healthy babies on Earth — and it's groundbreaking

We're one step closer to building a human society in outer space.
May 22, 2017

The infamous "alien megastructure" star is back, and astronomers are grabbing their telescopes

Scientists can't figure out what this star is doing.
May 18, 2017

NASA discovered a man-made barrier around Earth that might protect us from space storms

Scientists speculate the man-made barrier could stop destructive space weather from reaching Earth.
May 12, 2017

Scientists just discovered HAT-P-26b, a Neptune-sized planet with water in its atmosphere

It's changing the way astronomers think about planet formation.

May 11, 2017

Buzz Aldrin says the US must make these huge changes if it wants to reach Mars

“We must retire ISS as soon as possible,” Buzz Aldrin, one of the first astronauts to step on the moon, said. “We simply cannot afford $3.5 billion a year at that cost.”
May 3, 2017

Stephen Hawking says humans need to leave Earth within the next 100 years or face extinction

Don't worry, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk thinks we can make it to Mars by 2025.
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

Tech billionaires are trying to develop a way to break us out of 'The Matrix'

How would we even know?

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.

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