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The same companies which developed the robotic arms that helped astronauts build the International Space Station have now created a new research platform.
NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.
Two of the three leading contenders to transport people to the International Space Station will be there, and it could be interesting to hear what they have to say about their programs .
There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.
Stars shine above Earth in this amazing time-lapse photo from NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.
On a cool September morning just west of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, a group of MIT students launched a low-budget high altitude project that would go on to gain global attention.
Image Caption: Artist rendition of NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission that will demonstrate and test the capabilities of a high-performance, non-toxic, "green" fuel on orbit.
What does it look like when a cargo ship goes flying away from the International Space Station? This timelapse gives you a sense of what to expect.
Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.
It was as Chris Hadfield crossed Australia that he felt real fear for the first time.
Seven rare, microscopic interstellar dust particles that date to the beginnings of the solar system are among the samples collected by scientists who have been studying the payload from NASA's Stardust spacecraft since its return to Earth in 2006.
Meet G. Reid Wiseman. He's living out your childhood dream of being an astronaut, and he's sharing the experience with us mere earthlings.
Russian scientists say they made a "unique" discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station - traces of tiny sea creatures on the station's windows and walls.
The U.S. Air Force has ordered three more high-flying Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft from defense contractor Northrop Grumman, which won a major behind-the-scenes lobbying battle to save the program from the Pentagon's budget ax.
It is not the most important payload onboard the "Georges Lematre" - the name that the European Space Agency gave its fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle - but the box's contents represent the history that was made and the science that was advanced by the fleet of five spacecraft and their namesakes.
The AEM-X is an advanced rodent habitat module designed for long-duration missions on the International Space Station.
NASA said today it would launch a spacecraft that would for the first time test fire green propellant technology in space.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:06 am
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