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What's even better than venturing out into the vacuum of space? Landing on the Moon, according to US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir, the first all-female duo to conduct a spacewalk.
SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says.
NASA's scientific visualisation study has updated its animation to show not only how Arctic sea ice has less surface; It is also getting thinner.
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Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them.
US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported Saturday.
On their journey to the Moon, the Apollo 11 crew had to rotate their spaceship so that one side didn't "barbecue" in the Sun while the other froze - meaning they couldn't see their destination until they were almost upon it.
NASA is readying for a mission that will launch in 2022 to explore the metal asteroid Psyche.
Twelve American men walked on the Moon between 1969 and 1972, with most describing in great detail their experiences on the dusty, low-gravity world lit by the blinding light of the Sun.
It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term "fake news" was even invented.
US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir became the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year that caused the historic mission to be aborted.
The head of NASA says its commercial crew program to launch astronauts to the International Space Station using Elon Musk's delayed SpaceX capsules is a top priority for the space agency.
Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star. WATCH NOW.
NASA and ESA team up for mission to deflect dangerous Earth-bound asteroids.
An unmanned spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot to be sent into orbit successfully docked at the International Space Station, following a failed attempt over the weekend, Moscow's space agency said.
When Neil Armstrong died in 2012, it was officially put down to complications arising from heart surgery. But seven years on, more murky circumstances have come to light.
As the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission nears, the question that has excited conspiracy theorists for half a century is still there: Did humans actually set foot on the moon?
Gary George found the original videotapes capturing the Apollo 11 lunar landing at a government surplus auction while working at the NASA Johnson Space Center in 1973.
Two large asteroids are expected to make extremely close passes of Earth over the next couple of days.
NASA carried out a successful test Tuesday of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take US astronauts to the Moon.
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