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February 3, 2018

Cosmonauts Break Russian Spacewalk Record During Space Station Antenna Repair

Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Stationtoday (Feb. 2) to tackle a long-awaited upgrade to the communications system on the Russian side of the […]
December 20, 2017

SpaceX to skip first stage landing for upcoming Iridium launch

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — In a break from its now-standard practice, SpaceX will not attempt a landing of the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on […]
September 24, 2017

NASA honors ‘Hidden Figures’ inspiration with a new research facility

More than 50 years after Katherine Johnson first helped send astronauts into space, the once “hidden figure” is hidden no more at NASA. The federal agency […]
September 23, 2017

Regulus and it’s Rare Lunar Occultation

When the moon blocks three planets in a rare event. The rare event of “Lunar Occultation” happens once every twenty eight years and consists of a […]
September 22, 2017

Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at […]
September 18, 2017

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Craft Splashes Down in Pacific Ocean

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship returned to Earth yesterday (Sept. 17) after a nine-month stay at the International Space Station. At 10:16 a.m. EDT (1416 GMT), the Dragon […]
September 16, 2017

NASA’s Cassini probe has broken apart in Saturn’s atmosphere — ending its 20-year journey 14

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been vaporized. The probe dove into Saturn’s upper atmosphere this morning, and NASA lost the vehicle’s signal at 7:55AM ET, indicating it […]
May 22, 2017

Astronauts to replace faulty electronics unit in unscheduled ISS spacewalk

WASHINGTON — NASA astronauts on the International Space Station will carry out an unplanned spacewalk May 23 to replace an electronics box that failed over the […]
August 28, 2016

NASA's Juno probe makes its closest approach yet to Jupiter

Soaring about 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) above the planet’s clouds, NASA’s Juno space probe had its closest-ever look at Jupiter Saturday. The pass was the first […]