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... on a steep boulder slope at Asteroid Hill, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. 15 April 2013. Credit: NASA The potential of a human mission to Mars has captured the imagination of many recently. However, before astronauts set foot on ... Comment?
Image Caption: The pale rock in the upper center of this image, about the size of a human forearm, includes a target called "Esperance," which was inspected by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. Comment?
A 40-kilogram space rock has slammed into the Moon at about 90,000 kilometres per hour, creating a bright flash of light as it exploded with a force of five tonnes of TNT, according to NASA. Comment?
... and brakes. A MASSIVE explosion from a meteor which crashed into the Moon was visible to the naked eye on Earth, NASA says. A MASSIVE asteroid nine times bigger than a cruise liner is heading to Earth. It'll be here on June 1. Don't panic, it won't ... Comment?
... Sciences, are the vanguard of a burgeoning commercial space industry that is coming of age in the wake of changes at NASA. Georgia is ideally situated, in terms of both geography and infrastructure, to locate a commercial spaceport. Our southern ... Comment?
... giving the team the authority to proceed toward launch in 2016. "This means we have now made the final deal with NASA in terms of the mission objective, the cost cap and the schedule all the way from development and launch through Earth return," ... Comment?
That was the farthest total distance for any NASA vehicle driving on a world other than Earth until yesterday. Comment?
After more than four years in space, restlessly searching for planets orbiting other stars, NASA's Kepler space telescope may have met its demise. Comment?
A retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and a former NASA space shuttle commander have been hired to fly space tourists in Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the company has announced. Comment?
It took nine years traveling around the surface of the Red Planet, but NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has finally surpassed a record set by Apollo 17 astronauts over 40 years ago. Comment?
Image Caption: NASA's lunar monitoring program has detected hundreds of meteoroid impacts. Comment?
NASA said it is moving forward with its plan to send a spacecraft to an asteroid to bring back a sample to Earth. Comment?
... replace a pump controller box on the International Space Station's far port truss (P6) leaking ammonia coolant. The two NASA astronauts began the 5-hour, 30-minute space walk at 8:44 a.m. Image Credit: NASA According to the Associated Press , NASA ... Comment?
... feet), nudging the total distance traveled since landing on the red planet in 2004 to 35.760 kilometers (22.220 miles). NASA's previous distance record was held by Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt when, in December 1972, they ... Comment?
... The galaxy, a spiral beauty called Messier 94, is located about 17 million light-years away. In this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, infrared light is represented in different colors, with blue having the shortest wavelengths and red, the ... Comment?
... features," said radar astronomer Lance Benner, the principal investigator for the Goldstone radar observations from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. "Whenever an asteroid approaches this closely, it provides an important ... Comment?
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing the search for other worlds where life could exist outside our solar system. Comment?
NASA announced yesterday that its Kepler space telescope is stuck in standby mode, but one professor is already coming up with ideas to try and revive the observatory . Comment?
... the usual approach to measuring topography on planetary bodies. Virtually all the data we have on Titan comes from NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft, which has flown past the moon nearly 100 times over the past decade. On many of those ... Comment?
A nice look at the surface of Rhea, the second largest moon of Saturn. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Sorry to see this the last targeted flyby of Rhea. Comment?