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NASA Confirms that No Asteroid is Going to Hit Earth in...

A few days ago, blogs and some off-beat news sites started claiming that an asteroid is heading towards the Earth which is bound to...

NASA space telescope discovers Earth’s closest rocky neighbour

NASA’s researchers who are currently working on a Spitzer Space Telescope made a crucial announcement in which they revealed that they had found a close...

ISS Astronauts Playing Around With Water And A GoPro (Video)

What happens when ISS astronauts get a GoPro to play around with? They drown it.

Check Out These Alien Surfaces Of Our Solar System

Alien surfaces of our Solar System.

Earth’s Ozone Layer Still Under Threat

Ozone layer still under threat due to large amount of carbon tetrachloride.

NASA’s Cassini Will Take A Closer Look At The Six-Sided Hurricane...

Cassini will take a closer look at the mysterious hexagon-shaped vortex on Saturn later this month.

Video: Could Comet ISON Lose Its Tail on Thanksgiving?

The much observed comet will be making a dangerous journey around our sun tomorrow, just in time for your Thanksgiving entertainment.

NASA’s MAVEN Mission to Mars Launched Today (Videos)

The MAVEN spacecraft, which stands for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, sat atop an Atlas 5 rocket at 1:28 EST earlier today, blasting off from the Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. It's going to take ten months for MAVEN to reach its destination.

NASA Video: Spectacular “Canyon of Fire” on the Sun

Last month, our very own sun experienced quite the spectacular phenomenon that NASA is calling the "canyon of fire." And they got it all on video.

Using Nuclear Weapons to Prevent a Real Armageddon

While we deal with our Earth-bound problems, scientists have recognized that a "devastating" asteroid is currently hurtling its way toward our planet and it could wipe us all out when it makes impact in a few years.

Hubble Video: Galaxies Collide, Gorgeous “Cosmic Bloom” Results

No, it's not the most imaginative or creative of names, but the galaxy dubbed PGC 6240 could be one of the most interesting. It has "hazy petal-like shells" that form a "pale rose in the sky."

NASA Interested In Fuelless Laser Thruster (Video)

A new thruster design, which involves using the energy from a laser’s photons for pushing a spacecraft away from that laser’s emitter, is getting funding from NASA.

Brewing Beer In Space

Is it a good idea to brew beer in space? It could be. 6th-grader Michal Bodzianowski’s experiment could lead to space breweries in the future.

The Microwave Could Charge Your Devices In The Future (Video)

Pizza Rolls and reheated leftovers, that's all a microwave is good for, right? Not necessarily. What if we told you that your microwave could be used to charge your devices? Crazy, we know.

Soil of Mars Contains Water Beyond Polar Ice Caps

While it has been known that some frozen water can be found in the polar ice caps, a soil sample extracted by the Curiosity Rover has discovered that water could be much closer at hand.

Commercial Space Travel Coming Next Year (Video)

According to Sir Richard Branson, commercial space travel is going to be a reality in 2014.

Space Launches Happening In The Coming Week (Video)

SpaceX and Orbital Sciences will be launching spacecrafts next week.

NASA Planning to Grow Lettuce in Space, Starting This Year

Later this year, NASA astronauts aboard the ISS have a new duty: attending to a mini-garden of romaine lettuce. That’s one small step for lettuce, one giant leap for vegetation kind!

NASA: Autonomous Robots with Fancy Cameras Represent Future of Space Exploration

A big part of that transition comes by way of developments like their TextureCam. Here is a 3D camera system that allows the exploration robots to make an educated guess as to what should be worth investigating further.

Spacewalk Training At NASA’s Big Pool

Check out Terry Dunn’s story about his experiences at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

NASA: Moon Contains Large Quantities of “Magmatic Water”

We've been seen more and more evidence indicating that there is indeed water on the moon and the latest discovery comes by way of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) on NASA's Indian Chandrayaan-1 probe.

Astronaut Almost Drowns in Space, Lives to Blog About It

This is Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano. He's smiling here, but he certainly wasn't smiling last month when he almost drowned outside the International Space Station.

RINGS Propulsion Tech Uses Magnetic Fields to Move Spacecraft

Researchers at the Space Power and Propulsion Laboratory at the University of Maryland have developed a solution called the Resonant Inductive Near-field Generation System, or RINGS for short. This is an electromagnetic propulsion technology that doesn't require any of those individual satellites to carry around or use any sort of propellant.

How Astronauts Will 3D Print In Space (Video)

Astronauts aboard the ISS will soon be able to use a 3D printer to print equipments and parts.

Over 100,000 People Sign Up for One-Way Trip to Mars

Right now we have a space station, and could soon have a space hotel. But what about an actual space colony? That could be soon happening - on Mars.

NASA’s Europa Mission (Video)

NASA is planning to land a robot on Europa, one of Jupiter's four largest satellites. Robert Pappalardo of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory explains.

Video: Sun’s Magnetic Field to Reverse Polarity, Not Cause End of...

We survived Y2K largely unscathed. We survived the so-called Mayan Apocalypse of 2012. We survived the doomsday predictions of Nostradamus. And we will also survive the cosmic phenomenon of our sun reversing the polarity of its magnetic field in a few months.

Video: NASA, Oculus Rift and Virtuix Omni Let You Walk Around...

Realistically, none of us will likely have the opportunity to step foot on the Red Planet during our lifetimes, but this reasonably affordable virtual reality simulation could be the next best thing.

Hubble Captures Stunning Photo of Comet ISON

The scientists of NASA leveraged their Hubble Space Telescope on April 30 to take give photos of the Comet ISON in deep space, stiching together these images to create the photo that you see here.

How To Exercise In Space (Video)

As we have seen before, it is quite a difficult task for astronauts to keep themselves clean aboard the International Space Station, but they also have to make sure that they get enough exercise out there. So how do the folks at the ISS keep themselves fit? Let’s take a look.

New Boeing Space Capsule to Fly NASA Astronauts to ISS

Most of us are familiar with the Boeing name, having flown on one of their planes to get to this place or that, but the Chicago-based corporations also has ambitions that take us beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Near NASA's Johnson Space Center is Boeing's Houston Product Support Center and it was there that they revealed the full scale version of the CST-100 spacecraft.

NASA Has a New Search and Rescue Robot Monkey

But what about our primate cousins? It looks like NASA isn't monkeying around, because they're developing an incredibly advanced robot primate that they call the RoboSimian.

Here’s What Will Happen to Our Sun When It Dies

While our friends in the Star Trek universe venture out to explore strange new worlds and to seek out new life, back here in the real world, we're still trying to figure out what's going to happen closer to home. And NASA has come a little bit closer to understanding and observing the death of our very own sun.

NASA 2020 Mars Mission: Aims to Seek Out Past Alien Life

NASA’s new Mars rover, which will be part of an unnamed 2020 mission to the red planet, will search for signs of past life which existed when the planet was much warmer and wetter.

NASA Wants You to Wave to Saturn, Come July 19th

Come July 19th, Cassini will be taking a picture of Saturn's rings - and Earth will show up as a reflection within the rings. NASA wants you to wave!

Manned Trip To Mars: Current Radiation Shielding Not Going To Help

Data from Curiosity's Radiation Assessment Detector suggests that current radiation shielding available on spacecrafts won’t be enough to protect human explorers from radiation exposure during a manned trip to Mars.

Lockheed Martin’s ADAM High Energy Laser Destroying A Rocket (Video)

We have a video which shows Lockheed Martin’s newly developed ADAM high energy laser (HEL) system taking out a rocket from a range of 1.5 km.

Martian Dust Would Be A Danger To Human Visitors

Researchers and public health experts at the Humans 2 Mars Summit have been discussing the threat of dust on Mars. A manned mission to the Red Planet could happen by 2030.

NASA spacecraft ‘Cassini’ Captures Massive Saturn Hurricane On Video

NASA has released images and video of a massive hurricane at Saturn's north pole.

NASA Plans to Kidnap an Asteroid for Further Study

In the Star Trek universe, our brave heroes endeavor to "boldly go where no man has gone before." NASA is taking a slightly different approach, bringing the world of space closer to us instead.

Advances in Nuclear Fusion Could see Rockets Reaching Mars in Days...

NASA funded researchers are working on nuclear fusion technology, which could considerably speed up space travel and reduce costs in the future.

Solar Conjunction Puts NASA Mars Exploration on Pause

Don't worry. NASA is going to keep exploring Mars and we're going to keep learning things about the red planet, but all of those operations will effectively be put on pause for a period of up to three weeks and we have the sun to blame.

Voyager 1: Where Is It?

According to two scientists, W.R. Webber and F.B. McDonald, the Voyager 1 left the Solar System on August last year. But NASA disagrees.

NASA Wants to 3D Print a Lunar Base Too

Last month, we read about how the European Space Agency was teaming up with architectural firm Foster and Partners. The idea is that they would use 3D printing technology to build a lunar base. This makes a lot of sense, since it utilizes existing resources on the moon to build those structures, rather than shuttling all those materials from Earth. It seems that NASA is working on a similar idea.

Mars Rover Put Into “Safe Mode” After Memory Issue

Not including a long 563,000,000 km (350,000,000 mi) journey, NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity has been on Mars for nearly 7 month now.

NASA To Test Laser Data Transmission In October

NASA will be testing a prototype laser communications system called OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science) this October from the International Space Station.

NASA: Russian Meteor Was Largest In Over A Century At 10,000...

Remember that meteor that exploded over Russia just 4 days ago? It caused havoc in Chelyabinsk, Russia when 1,200 people and 3,724 buildings were damaged. Videos...

First Ever Mars Bedrock Sample Collected by Curiosity Rover

Last summer, the Curiosity rover touched down on the Martian surface and space geeks from around the world, myself included, rejoiced at the accomplishment. That little rover has been roaming around on Mars for the last few months and now it has drilled a hole into the Red Planet and collected some bedrock.

NASA Proposes New Uranium-Based Engine for Deep Space Exploration

NASA is currently testing the idea of building a nuclear fission engine that could propel their probes into deep space, well beyond Mars and into the outer reaches of our solar system.