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An artist's concept depicting the heatshield separation as the Galileo Entry Probe enters the atmosphere of Jupiter.
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A new dataset called Bedmap2 gives a clearer picture of Antarctica from the ice surface down to the bedrock below.
Thirty-five years after selecting its first class of space shuttle astronauts in 1978 -- the "Thirty-Five New Guys" -- NASA on Monday introduced the four men and four women who make up the Astronaut Class of 2013.
This is the flight path the NASA DC8 flew today over the LA Basin. It flew as low as 341 feet over Torrance Airport.
Closely following the 50th anniversary this past Sunday of Russian Valentina Tereshkova becoming the first woman in space and the 30th anniversary of Sally Ride 's famous flight today, NASA has named four women to be among its class of eight new astronauts trainees-the first time that the U.S. space agency has achieved gender parity in a class of ... (more)
Two or three times a year, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes the moon traveling across the sun, blocking its view.
Nearly 120 scientists and engineers from around the world are meeting in South Dakota this week to discuss operational and technical issues with collecting images from the Landsat 8 satellite.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station analyzed the behavior of flames in space, including how and why they form little "spheres."
What's the latest, greatest, and absolutely most wonderfulest from the ever-expanding world of high technology? Well, pull up an electron or three and check out these mindbenders * There may be killer asteroids headed for Earth, and NASA has decided to do something about it .
The White House and NASA on Tuesday will ask the public for help finding asteroids that potentially could slam into the Earth with catastrophic consequences.
NASA and astronomers around the world have been tracking asteroids for decades now.
This image from the joint NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hinode mission shows the lower regions of the Sun's atmosphere, the interface region, which a new mission called the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph will study in exquisite detail.
This photo provided by NASA shows Christina M. Hammock. NASA has eight new astronauts _ its first new batch in four years.
Andrew R. Morgan, M.D., 37, Major, U.S. Army, considers New Castle, Pa., home. Morgan is a graduate of The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and earned doctorate in medicine from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.
WALLOPS ISLAND , Va. - A rocket carrying students' experiments is scheduled to be launched Thursday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
School officials say the team designed a robot that they operated with a remote control to test its durability and precision on a terrain that mimicked another planet's surface.
NASA announced on June 17, 2013 the selection of the latest class of astronaut candidates, which the space agency touts will become some of the first astronauts to venture beyond low Earth orbit as well as fly as passengers on the first government funded, privately operated space craft to the International Space Station .