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July 2, 2013

IMAX 3D Film 'Hidden Universe' – Teaser Trailer

High-resolution time-lapses of state-of-the-art telescopes, celestial structures and a simulation of the evolution of the universe are the highlights of the film co-produced by the European […]
July 1, 2013

Wrong Reality: If an American Was First in Space

There are key moments in spaceflight’s history that, in retrospect, defined the subsequent course of events. Take Yuri Gagarin’s orbital flight in 1961, for example. When […]
June 28, 2013

Astronaut Discusses Spaceflight and Family

From onboard the International Space Station, Expedition 36 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA discussed her work, what inspired her to become an astronaut and her […]
June 28, 2013

NASA launches new satellite to explore mysteries of sun

A winged Pegasus rocket lifted a compact solar observatory into orbit around Earth’s poles Thursday, kicking off a $181 million mission to shed light on a […]
June 27, 2013

PayPal Galactic to boldly go where no credit card has gone before

Set phasers to charge? The next time Captain James T. Kirk brings the Enterprise in for repairs, he probably won’t use Federation credits, Klingon darseks or […]
June 26, 2013

Are We Unique?

Since mankind first gazed up at the stars, we have wondered if we are alone in the universe.  We have yet to find any definitive proof […]
June 25, 2013

The Universe of Firefly

If you’re a fan of the short-lived but much-loved show Firefly, you probably know the names of some of the places Serenity visits. However, the Firefly […]
June 23, 2013

Space Warriors (trailer)

Jimmy Hawkins (Thomas Horn, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close) has always dreamed of traveling to outer space. The son of a retired NASA astronaut who lived […]
June 22, 2013

Meet the Women of NASA's 2013 Astronaut Class

Over a year after posting a call for astronaut applications, NASA introduced the 2013 astronaut candidate class on Monday, half of which are female, the highest […]