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3.9 billion year old Moon asteroid impact linked to Earth's evolution
A new study by planetologists has investigated the bombardment of asteroids that happened on the Moon around 3.9 billion years ago.
Officials warn the Sun is waking up, here's what you can expect
Officials from the Space Weather Prediction Center have warned that the Sun is waking up and that more activity can be expected.
NASA drops warning for this massive asteroid fast-approaching Earth
NASA has warned that an asteroid around the size of the Eiffel Tower is approaching Earth, and it's 'potentially hazardous'.
NASA astronaut explains how he thought he was going to drown in space
Former NASA astronaut Garret Reisman has explained how he thought he was going to be the first astronaut to drown in space.
NASA officially delays launch of next astronauts headed to the ISS
NASA has announced on Sunday that it's delayed the launch of SpaceX's Crew-3 that was scheduled to take astronauts to the ISS.
NASA expert answers 'when was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'
A NASA expert has answered the burning question, 'When was the last time an asteroid hit Earth?'. The answer may surprise you.
Three blasts from the Sun to hit Earth very soon, one is 'cannibal'
Three Sun outbursts have erupted from the surface of our star, and all of them are heading towards Earth. One is 'cannibal'.
Officials confirm blast from the Sun will hit Earth soon, date found
Officials from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center have confirmed that a blast from the Sun will impact Earth very soon.
Scientists were unaware of the asteroid that just barely missed Earth
Scientists and researchers were unaware of the space rock that just barely missed Earth's surface. There was no advanced warning.
ISS astronauts create a new life form in outer space for first time
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully created and harvested a new life form in outer space.
NASA releases the first 3D view of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere
NASA researchers have produced the first 3D view of Jupiter's turbulent clouds and detailing Jupiter's most defining feature.
Object flying at 26,000 mph through our Solar System spotted
Astronomers observed an object flying through our Solar System at 26,000 mph, and it's stretching our definitions of space objects.
A Nazi rocket took the first image of Earth from space, here it is
The very first picture of Earth taken from space was captured by a camera loaded onto the back of a Nazi V-2 ballistic missile.
One of the youngest exoplanets ever found, rare direct image captured
Astronomers have captured a rare, incredible image of one of the youngest exoplanets ever to be photographed with a telescope.
Apple co-founder moves to build 'the Google maps of space'
A co-founder of Apple has announced that his new company is moving towards the goal of building the 'Google maps of space'.
Every Mars rover was forced to shut down until now
For two weeks, every Mars rover, including China's Zhurong rover, was forced to shut down, but they are operating normally.
Here's why you should be terrified for NASA's newest space telescope
NASA's newest space telescope that is expected to launch this year will face a twenty-nine 'harrowing' journey to its destination.
NASA scientist answers, 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'
A NASA scientist that is a planetary defense expert has answered this question: 'What if an asteroid were going to hit Earth?'
Jupiter was just smacked by a space rock, impact was caught on video
Astronomers have confirmed via video a space rock smacking itself into the largest planet in our solar system - Jupiter.
Here are 10 mysteries of Venus that NASA scientists are grappling with
In a new video on YouTube, NASA has showcased ten mysteries about Venus that NASA scientists are still getting their heads around.
Russian spy satellite caught on video, plummets to a fiery death
A citizen skywatcher has caught on video a Russian spy satellite plummeting to its death after re-entering Earth's atmosphere.
Asteroid makes extremely close approach to Earth, NASA confirms
NASA has confirmed the existence of an asteroid coming extremely close to Earth. It passed cleanly between Earth and the Moon.
NASA releases wild video of its rover speeding on the surface of Mars
NASA has released a crazy new video of its Mars rover named 'Perseverance,' speeding across the surface of the Red Planet.
If alien probes are close to Earth, this new telescope may find them
A study has detailed the power for a new telescope in China that is estimated to have the capabilities of detecting alien probes.
Earth tipped on its side millions of years ago, did a 'cosmic yo-yo'
A new study that examined samples of rock has discovered that Earth tipped millions of years ago when dinosaurs were still alive.
NASA's ancient asteroid inspecting spacecraft 'Lucy' has glitched
NASA has announced that its Lucy spacecraft that was recently launched has experienced a glitch with one of its solar arrays.
White dwarf star seen switching 'on and off' for the first time ever
For the first time, Astronomers have seen a white dwarf star switching 'on and off', paving the way for deeper understanding.
Solar storm hits Earth, sounds of its impact recorded for the 1st time
Researchers have recorded the sounds of a solar storm impacting Earth's magnetic field and recorded a song for the first time.
Hubble spots something on Jupiter that 'no one has ever seen before'
Researchers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to observe Jupiter and discover something 'no one has ever seen before'.
1874 image of lunar mountain versus how it actually looks today
Astronomers back in 1874 sketched what they thought lunar mountain 'Pico' would look like if they were standing on the Moon.
Sun shoots solar eruption at Earth, NASA confirmed its arrival
A solar eruption occurred on the Sun last week, which resulted in a coronal mass ejection being shot directly towards Earth.
Strange radio signals detected from new alien planets, says new study
A new study has detailed the discovery of 'powerful auroras' on alien worlds that may be sending strange radio signals at Earth.
Most detailed look yet at some of the solar system's biggest asteroids
Here's the most detailed look at some of the solar system's largest asteroids that are floating around in an asteroid belt.
NASA answers a big question, 'did Mars ever look like Earth?'
A NASA scientist has answered one of the biggest questions posed to the agency in a new video, 'did Mars ever look like Earth?'.
NASA is planning to extract oxygen from the lunar surface with this
Along with another space agency, NASA is constructing a new rover that will be used to sustain a human presence on the Moon.
Mystery signals from distant stars detected, possible 'hidden planets'
Researchers have detected radio signals from distant Red Dwarf stars that are suggesting that hidden planets are orbiting them.
There is one thing that William Shatner doesn't want to see in space
William Shatner will go on a ride to space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and there is one thing he doesn't want to see up there.
How much gravity can humans survive before our bones break?
Humans will endure different gravity levels when we colonize other planets, but what is the maximum amount we can survive?
Prize asteroid near Earth studied, found to be worth trillions
Researchers have published a new study that details an asteroid located near Earth that would be worth trillions if mined.
Researchers say oxygen on Earth won't last, will suffocate most life
Researchers have predicted that Earth's oxygen-rich atmosphere won't last forever and will run out, suffocating most life.
NASA's human Mars colonists may live in these inflatable pods
NASA's astronauts that will be sent to Mars to colonize the planet may call these massive inflatable pods home when they arrive.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover was spied on, image from above taken
A passing lunar orbiter has spotted NASA's Mars rover named Perseverance, inspecting the Mars surface for clues of past life.
NASA will collide a spacecraft into an asteroid at 15,000 mph
NASA locked in a launch date for when the space agency will launch a spacecraft that'll collide with an asteroid at 15,000 mph.
NASA will soon explore mysterious space 'fossils' that hold secrets
NASA will soon launch a space probe that will be visiting two swarms of mysterious space 'fossils' called the Jupiter Trojans.
Space tourism is reasonably priced, 'cheap' stratospheric balloon ride
A massive effort is being made towards bringing the cost down for space tourism, and now a company has made it reasonably priced.
Strong signal detected on 'hot Jupiter' planet that rains iron
A team of researchers has published a study that details a strong signal being detected from a planet where it rains iron.
Researchers snap image of Jupiter from the Moon with NASA spacecraft
Researchers have used NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to take an awesome picture of the largest planet in our solar system.
There's an asteroid worth $11 trillion located near Earth
A new study has detailed an asteroid that could potentially contain $11 trillion worth of precious metals, and it's near Earth.
Two asteroids traveling at 21,000 mph will approach Earth very soon
NASA reports that two asteroids traveling around 21,000 mph will be making a relatively close approach with Earth very soon.
Spacecraft uses gravity to slow down, takes first image of Mercury
The European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have achieved the first fly-by of Mercury with its spacecraft.