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July 30, 2017

NASA seeks information on developing Deep Space Gateway module

WASHINGTON — NASA is taking the next small step in the development of a proposed Deep Space Gateway in cislunar space by requesting information about one […]
July 29, 2017

NASA’s Randy Bresnik, Crewmates Arrive at International Space Station

After a six-hour spaceflight, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency) arrived at the International Space Station at 5:54 p.m. […]
July 28, 2017

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Will Be ‘One of the Events of the Century’

NEW YORK — On a midsummer night’s eve, veteran meteorologist and Space.com skywatching columnist Joe Rao led a sold-out show at the Hayden Planetarium for its “Astronomy Live: […]
July 27, 2017

NASA needs your help during the August eclip

Don’t worry, it’s not rocket science. On August 21, a shadow will fall across North America—and we can’t wait. Towns along the eclipse path of totality are eagerly […]
July 26, 2017

Big, Dangerous Comets More Common Than Thought

There are a lot more big, potentially dangerous comets zooming through deep space than scientists had thought, a new study suggests. Astronomers have likely underestimated by a factor […]
July 25, 2017

NASA Posts Dozens of Flight Test Videos on YouTube

The space agency is celebrating 70 years of aircraft testing by releasing a trove of old videos showing X-planes, lunar landers, and various space shuttles. NASA […]
July 24, 2017

ZERO-G BLOOD AND THE MANY HORRORS OF SPACE SURGERY

MATTHIEU KOMOROWSKI WANTED to be an astronaut. Still does. The French-born anesthesiologist, currently getting a PhD at Imperial College London, applied to the European Space Agency in […]
July 23, 2017

NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse

More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness […]
July 21, 2017

Op-ed | Mars footprints or planetary defense?

The U.S. Senate should soon be tasked with confirming the next NASA administrator. Their decision has a very low priority on the list of the many […]