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December 11, 2015

This NASA engineer has all kinds of insight into the real science of 'Star Wars'

If you want to build the massive Death Star seen in the movie “Star Wars,” you may want to talk to Brian Muirhead, the chief engineer at […]
October 20, 2015

NASA just announced an unexpected asteroid flyby this Halloween

It’s time to get to know a new friend: asteroid 2015 TB145, a sizeable chunk of rock that’s hurtling through space at speeds of over 126,000 […]
September 10, 2015

NASA plans to land on Jupiter’s moon Europa and look for life

NASA could launch a landing probe to explore a Jovian moon called Europa that is the most likely candidate for hosting life in the Solar System […]
August 25, 2015

NASA’s next big spacecraft mission could visit an ice giant

Today marks 26 years since NASA made its one and only visit to Neptune. And for years, planetary scientists have bemoaned a predicted 50-year gap between […]
August 21, 2015

Nasa says the world is not going to end in September

Good news for those with plans for October and beyond: the Earth will still be in existence. Nasa has confirmed – after rumours swept the internet about […]
April 1, 2015

NASA is about to test a flying saucer that will help send the first astronauts to Mars

From 2:30 to 3:30 pm ET, NASA will live broadcast the test of their Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, or LDSD, which resembles a flying saucer. Perhaps the most […]
March 9, 2015

NASA Eyes New Mars Orbiter for 2022

WASHINGTON — NASA will launch a new telecommunications orbiter to the red planet in 2022 to follow the sample-caching Mars 2020 rover, the agency’s new Mars […]
February 25, 2015

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission’s second taste […]
January 23, 2015

NASA and Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists to ‘Walk on Mars’

Raw video for media Use. NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually […]