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Astronomer and executive director of the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium Todd Slisher speaks during a press conference, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at..
After the International Space Station retires in 2028, NASA is slated to launch a new space station that will orbit the moon. It would be located fart..
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 file photo, a man walks his dog across the snow-covered-----while a cargo ship sits in the steaming fog of Lak..
By Leah Crane NASA may soon have a new leader to direct its efforts to return astronauts to the moon. After two contentious hearings in the past 3 mon..
Yesterday, Democrats in the U.S. Senate which, along with the House of Representatives, form the two chambers of Congress, which are one of the three ..
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week..
If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants. On January 31, around midnight, the full moon will not only be super, it..
NASA issued a short news release on Thursday evening stating that Jeanette Epps will not be a part of the International Space Station crew set to laun..
Add Climate Change as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Climate Change news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Earth last year wasn't quit..
WASHINGTON -- The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a fl..
WASHINGTON -- Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Eith..
WASHINGTON -- The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a fl..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospi..
It may not seem possible with many parts of the U.S. in a deep freeze, but the globe is heating up. The planet's long-term warming trend continued in ..
The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan..
Earth had one of its warmest years on record in 2017, according to two new analyses from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, NASA and others are developing technologies that would extend the life of the critical infrastructure i..
A bright and loud fireball in the sky over Detroit on Tuesday night was a falling meteor. Footage from dash cams showed the blast. The explosion regis..
A meteor flared over Michigan on Jan. 16, exploding with enough force to register as the equivalent of a 2.0 magnitude earthquake, the U.S. Geological..
A meteorite entering Earth’s atmosphere lit up the night sky above Detroit metro area in Michigan on Tuesday night. NASA officials have confirmed the ..
In 2012, astronomers discovered a cluster of twin galaxies colliding at an unimaginable speed. It was so massive that it earned the nickname El Gordo ..
THE LIGHTBULB A Los Angeles County search and rescue team walks through a neighborhood that was destroyed by a mudslide on Jan. 11 in Montecito, Calif..
Tech executives will be heading before Congress in the coming week to testify about their efforts to crack down on extremist content on their platform..
ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer – JUICE – passed an important milestone, the ground segment requirements review, with flying colours, demonstrating t..
Astronomers caught a supermassive black hole burping twice after munching on gas. Such an act was caught for the very first time using data from a num..
• Rochester's Rich Hasley rolled a 300 perfect game in the Chippewa Valley Match Game tournament in Eau Claire. The perfect game helped him finish sec..
Jupiter is, scientifically speaking, not great for humans. The gravitational pull is about 2.4 times that of Earth, and its atmosphere is mostly hydro..
Researchers found huge deposits of ice sheets just a few feet beneath the surface of Mars. The discovery can not only help scientists know more about ..
Neptune is like a celestial paint swatch: a stunning royal blue that demands attention. The eighth planet in the solar system, it is one half of the i..
I will freely admit, I volunteered for this assignment (OK, I pitched it) not only because The Office is one of my favorite shows, but also because I ..
Is first UFO sighting of 2018 proof of alien visitors? A woman shot a video of this strange-shaped object supposedly hovering the skies of Mexico.   (..
X-rays aren't just for investigating artworks or photographing black holes. NASA scientists just used them to demonstrate a new technique: Navigating ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage reached out to schoolchildren on the hurricane-bashed island. Flying aboard the In..
NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-Hubble/Europe Collab. By Leah Crane The heat death of the universe is coming for us, but we don’t know when. The..
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship loaded with 4,100 pounds of experiment samples, trash and no-longer-needed equipment departed the International Space Stati..
Underground ice found beneath Mars' surface extending to its middle latitude. This discovery is a game changer in mankind's exploration of the read pl..
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai is photographed working on the International Space Station's valve to insert and remove an air lock. Recently, he m..
The top-secret satellite known only by a code name, “Zuma,” was a mystery from the start. Its classified mission was intentionally inscrutable, whethe..
Following her uncle’s support of NASA’s space mission, Rory Kennedy’s Discovery Channel/Science Channel film Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey To Tomor..
NASA has released new maps that detail the effects of climate change around the world. As several areas in the U.S. are facing a blizzard, much of the..
The Moon is our closest neighbor and we’ve learned a lot about it over the past century or so. We’ve studied it, mapped it, and even visited it on mor..
On Jan. 12 at 12:36 a.m. EST (0536 UTC) NOAA's JPSS-1 or NOAA-20 satellite showed Joyce's compact center along the coast and bands of thunderstorms wr..
An artist’s depiction of K2-138. This is brutally inaccurate, as all five planets are in close proximity to the host star. There’s no way water would ..
Spend three minutes getting lost in space.  A video released by NASA this week shows the well-known Orion Nebula in a new way. The 3D visualization of..
In this image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Joe Acaba, right, aboard the International Space Station, takes questions from students at ..
The first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage reached out Friday to schoolchildren on the hurricane-bashed island. Flying aboard the International Spac..
Almost since the beginning of the commercial crew program in 2010, the old and new titans of the aerospace industry have been locked in a race to the ..
Experience a fly-through of the Orion Nebula and see it up close with a spectacular 3D video. Watch the movie created by NASA astronomers and visualiz..
NASA has invented a new type of autonomous space navigation that could see human-made spacecraft heading into the far reaches of the Solar System, and..
Winter rains falling on recently burned ground triggered deadly mudslides in Santa Barbara County, California on January 9. NASA calculated the amount..