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October 20, 2017

Scientists Just Found the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon

For years, scientists have wondered if dark, crater-like features on the lunar surface might be entrances to giant caverns carved long ago by flowing lava. Researchers […]
October 19, 2017

Meltwater From Glaciers May Have Flowed on Ancient Mars

A study suggests that past temperatures on Mars could have sometimes peaked just above freezing, allowing meltwater to carve out distinctive features. The wet past of […]
October 18, 2017

Cassini’s Final Days Produced a Burst of Fresh Science

It will take decades to sift through the reams of data from Cassini’s 13-year Saturn mission, but NASA researchers have just revealed some new insights. While […]
October 17, 2017

Space Spinner! Astronaut Shows What Fidget Spinners Do in Orbit

How awesome is a fidget spinner in space, where your body can do all the spinning you want? Pretty awesome, it turns out. Astronauts on the International Space […]
October 16, 2017

Who’s Out There? The Importance of Getting Real

What I love about this site is that it is “where science meets science fiction.” Here we can let our imaginations fly with wonderful stories that […]
October 15, 2017

NASA studying potential cooperation on Russian lunar science missions

COLUMBIA, Md. — NASA is in discussions about potential roles it could play on an upcoming series of Russian robotic lunar missions, including landers and sample […]
October 12, 2017

SpaceX launches third pre-flown rocket with EchoStar-SES satellite, lands booster

WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its third launch with a previously used first stage booster Oct. 11, carrying a geostationary satellite for customers EchoStar and SES. The […]
October 11, 2017

What Did It Take to Build the International Space Station?

The International Space Station, also known as the ISS, was a collaborative project between 15 different countries. Approximately 18 years after preliminary design work began, the […]
October 10, 2017

Space Station Astronauts Taking Spacewalk Today: Watch It Live

Two NASA astronauts will head outside of the International Space Station today (Oct. 10) for the second of three planned spacewalks this month. Expedition 53 commander […]