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NASA has awarded a mechanical engineer a grant worth $125,000 to help him create a 3D printer for food.
Kiera Wilmot is going to space camp. In late April, the 16-year-old central Florida honor student was accused of igniting a chemical explosion on school grounds, leading to her arrest and suspension from school, but authorities dropped criminal charges last week.
The "Dream Chaser" spacecraft is designed to take astronauts to and from the International Space Station in NASA's post-shuttle era.
A massive and rare merging of two galaxies has been spotted in images taken by the Herschel space observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA participation.
NASA will host a Google+ Hangout with the three recently returned International Space Station astronauts from 3-4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 23.
Following the experiments on mice and gerbils that were sent to space on the Bion-M bio-satellite in April, the Russian scientists are still planning to launch more space flights with living organisms to find out how space factors will affect animals.
Among the many difficulties of sending people to Mars, the question of what they will eat is not the least of them.
NASA can send robots to Mars, no problem. But if it's ever going to put humans on the Red Planet, it has to figure out how to feed them over the course of a years-long mission.
Editor's note: This guest post was written by Ron Atkins, a life-long supporter of human space exploration and an ardent advocate of "NewSpace" and Commercial Spaceflight.
Sally Ride was only 32 years old when she flew into space for the first time 30 years ago, in June 1983.
First cyberspace and now outer space. Hanscom Air Force Base , by virtue of the surrounding intellectual capital and scientific industry, has long been a leader in cutting edge defense systems.
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Inside a nondescript office building in Mountain View, California, a gathering took place recently that might have been a glimpse into the future.
This animation of imagery from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite shows the movement of storm systems in the south central U.S. on May 19 and 20, 2013.
On the heels of a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station, captivating audiences worldwide with tweets and photos from orbit, astronaut Chris Hadfield says he hopes his highly-publicized mission will spur continued support for the Canadian Space Agency.
Helen Sharman, Britain's first cosmonaut, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 1991. Her journey aboard the Mir space station was not supported by the British government.
UK space businesses set sights on A 1bn orders as Major Tim becomes first official British astronaut chosen to visit ISS There is the urge to explore the endless heavens, there are the mysteries of the starry cosmos to solve, but above all there is the faltering economy to revive.