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New jaw-dropping Mars images showcase the Red Planet's complex history
A new set of images of Mars look like someone has run their fingernails across the surface of the Red Planet to create trenches.
NASA's famous telescope snaps a stunning galactic portrait
NASA has published a stunning galactic image taken by a famous telescope that has been operating for more than 30 years.
NASA looks to the metaverse to prepare astronauts for living on Mars
NASA has partnered with Epic Games and HeroX to 'challenge' game developers to create virtual reality assets that help with Mars.
NASA detects asteroid size of a building making approach to Earth
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory asteroid detection system recorded a building-sized asteroid zoom past our planet on May 9.
NASA captures the Sun releasing a strong solar flare on video
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured the Sun releasing a solar flare that falls into the most intense category.
Here's the true scale of our solar system in a mind-blowing animation
An astronomer has posted an awesome animation that has put into perspective the true scale of planets within our solar system.
Here's the date for the next full moon, will be a blood moon
The next full moon is expected to happen very soon with it being called the Full Flower Moon that will also be a 'blood moon'.
2,500 foot-wide asteroid to make close approach with Earth in two days
NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies database has confirmed that an asteroid possibly 2,500 feet wide will approach Earth.
China to build 'space defense system' to stop any unwanted visitors
China has announced plans to construct a 'space defense system' that is capable of protecting its spacecrafts and Earth.
Next stage of human civilization now has a timeline, new study shows
A new paper examining when humanity will become a Type I civilization on the Kardashev scale is currently under peer review.
NASA releases breakthrough research, filling a gap in Earth's climate
NASA has published new breakthrough research through its GEDI mission, filling in a key gap in Earth's climate research.
First solar eclipse of 2022 will happen in April, NASA reveals date
NASA has confirmed the first solar eclipse of 2022 will occur in April, revealing the date and the locations for viewing.
Researchers uncover a long-standing mystery about the Moon's surface
A newly published study puts forward a theory that explains the mysterious differences between the near and far side of the moon.
Hubble captures snake-like spiral galaxy millions of light-years away
NASA and the European Space Agency's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed a snake-like spiral galaxy out in deep space.
NASA's Mars rover has stumbled upon its own parachute, snaps pictures
One of NASA's Mars rovers has stumbled upon the parachute it used to slowly and safely descend to the Red Planet's surface.
NASA explains the two major kinds of eruptions that happen on the Sun
NASA has dropped a video that explains the difference between solar flares and coronal mass ejections, two eruptions from the Sun.
Bus-sized asteroid to make close approach with Earth at 34,500 mph
NASA's database for near-Earth objects indicates that a bus-sized asteroid will be making a close approach to Earth soon.
Hubble has been eyeballing baby planet for 13 years and found this
NASA and the ESA's Hubble Space Telescope has been observing the 'intense and violent process' of a baby planet forming over time.
NASA breaks two records on the surface of Mars with its newest rover
NASA has broken the 17-year-old record set by Opportunity for the longest drive a Mars rover has achieved in a single day.
17 solar flares cause Sun blast to hit Earth at nearly 2 million mph
Officials warned that 17 solar flares in two days caused a 'cannibal coronal mass ejection ' to be launched towards Earth.
Man photographs ISS from Earth's surface, captures astronauts in space
A German astrophotographer has taken an HD photo of the ISS from the surface of Earth, showing two astronauts on a spacewalk.
NASA database confirms 600 foot-wide asteroid will approach Earth soon
An asteroid that is classified as 'potentially hazardous' will be making a close approach to Earth very soon, according to NASA.
Sunspot explodes 17 solar flares, launching two blasts towards Earth
Researchers have observed at least 17 different solar flare blasts erupting from a single sunspot over the last two days.
NASA confirms 5,000 planets exist outside of our solar system
NASA has confirmed that it has discovered 5,000 planets outside our solar system, a milestone it achieved over 30 years.
NASA spacecraft takes stunning new photographs of Jupiter
NASA's Juno spacecraft has snapped some incredible new photographs of Jupiter's moons and has sent them back to Earth for viewing.
French astronaut comments on US and Russian cooperation aboard ISS
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station has commented on the current working environment aboard the station.
Asteroid detected just hours before colliding with Earth's atmosphere
An astronomer detected an asteroid approximately the size of a fridge a couple of hours before it entered Earth's atmosphere.
Wild binary star has three distinct solar systems forming around it
Astronomers have observed SVS 13, a binary star system with a protoplanetary disk around each star, and a third disk around both.
NASA spots bus-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA is currently tracking an asteroid that is approximately the size of a bus as it makes a very close approach with Earth.
NASA spots football stadium-sized asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA is currently tracking a 1600-foot-wide asteroid approximately the size of a football stadium fast-approaching Earth.
NASA waited 50 years to open this vacuum sealed sample from the Moon
NASA has waited around 50 years to open a certain sample that was harvested from the Moon by astronauts on the Apollo missions.
Crater of the largest impact on Earth in last 100,000 years found
Researchers have discovered the largest crater on Earth that formed within the last 100,000 years, according to a new study.
ISS astronaut captures incredible image of Earth's closest neighbor
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has snapped an incredible image of Earth's closest neighbor, the moon.
Here's why NASA makes its ISS astronauts scan their eyes and veins
NASA researchers on Earth require astronauts that travel and stay for periods of time on the ISS to scan their eyes regularly.
What are the Earth's largest craters caused by asteroid impacts?
Throughout its 4.5 billion years, Earth has been smacked by countless asteroids, but what are the biggest impact craters?
NASA is 'sh*tting the bed' over what Elon Musk is building
A high-profile space lobbyist said that NASA officials are currently 'sh*tting the bed' over what Elon Musk is about to launch.
NASA releases first image ever taken by James Webb Space Telescope
NASA has published the very first image that the James Webb Space Telescope has taken using its 18 primary mirror segments.
Scientists discover what may be the key ingredient to origin of life
Researchers have discovered through the use of cyanide that the compound may have triggered some of the first biologies on Earth.
New habitable planet discovered, and it's 'within reach' to Earth
A team of astronomers has discovered a new planet orbiting the Sun's neighboring star, and it's in the 'habitable zone'.
How often does NASA's asteroid detector scan the sky?
NASA's asteroid detector called ATLAS scans the sky for any potentially dangerous objects, and it has recently been upgraded.
Scientists want to use these giant lasers to launch spaceships to Mars
A team of researchers have suggested using lasers to power up a spacecraft that could be sent to Mars to resupply colonists.
Scientists confirm this comet is the biggest any human has ever seen
A recently published paper has confirmed that a comet first observed in 2014 is the biggest comet any human has ever seen.
Sun blast kills batch of Starlink satellites, will burn up reentering
Elon Musk's SpaceX has announced that numerous Starlink satellites were impacted by a geomagnetic storm caused by the Sun.
This comet narrowly missed Earth but still caused devastating damage
Researchers have found evidence of a comet narrowly missing Earth but still managing to cause devastating damage to the surface.
NASA drops big update for James Webb Telescope, revealing what's next
NASA has dropped an update regarding the James Webb Space Telescope that recently reached its destination at Lagrange Point 2.
ISS captures phenomenal images of Earth, displaying its beauty
The International Space Station has snapped some phenomenal images of Earth, showcasing the beauty of our little blue planet.
5,700 degrees exoplanet can relate to Earth in one way, scientists say
A new study found similarities between an exoplanet that's 5,700+ degrees in temperature and our little blue dot we call Earth.
Here's what would happen if a large asteroid hit Earth
NASA has its eyes on our solar system and is constantly looking for any asteroids that may pose a threat to our blue planet.
China displays an alarming leap in space tech, US watches in awe
The US has observed China show off an alarming leap in space-based technology, officials urge the US to 'adapt its approach'.
James Webb Telescope reaches final destination, NASA says what's next
NASA announced that its James Webb Space Telescope has finally reached its destination approximately 1 million miles from Earth.