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October 4, 2018 1:26 PM Capsule Carrying 3 Space Station Crew Members Lands Safely on Earth

(MOSCOW) — A Russian space capsule with three men onboard has safely landed in a barren steppe in Kazakhstan after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. The Soyuz MS-08 carrying Russia’s Oleg Artemyev and NASA’s Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold touched down at 5.44 p.m. Kazakh time (1144 GMT). The two Americans performed three space 99

September 22, 2018 2:27 PM Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a “second fiddle role,” a Russian official said on Saturday. Russia agreed last year to work with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on plans for the moon-orbiting Deep Space 62

September 17, 2018 1:55 PM Cassini's last view of Saturn moon shows fabulous methane lakes

The Cassini mission's last image of Saturn's moon Titan was taken just four days before the spacecraft plummeted into the gas giant in September 2017. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI) Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest 159

September 11, 2018 2:34 PM Cassini's 'grand finale' at Saturn lands NASA an Emmy

If you watched the Cassini probe's spectacular dive into Saturn last September, you weren't alone — in fact, space fans worldwide followed its social media campaign, illustrations and animations of the big event, and the "Grand Finale" dive and commentary itself was watched 2 million times, according to NASA. (More than 3 million space buffs visited 107

September 1, 2018 4:13 PM West Texas airport salutes Columbia astronaut Rick Husband

AMARILLO, Texas – A West Texas airport that carries the name of a 2003 shuttle Columbia victim has unveiled an exhibit saluting NASA astronaut Rick Husband. The display at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport includes photos and a model of Columbia as part of "From Amarillo to Outer Space." Some children from schools attended by Amarillo-native 86

August 31, 2018 1:42 PM 'First Man' leaves out American flag in moon landing scene, Ryan Gosling defends decision

“First Man,” the Neil Armstrong biopic that tells the tale of the 1969 moon landing, has stolen the show at several international film festivals — but not everyone is happy. The film fails to show one of the most integral moments of American history – when Armstrong plants the American flag on the moon, according to The Telegraph. Ryan Gosling, the Canadian 93

August 29, 2018 7:57 PM NASA is using underwater robots to explore the deep-sea off the Hawaiian coast

NASA is launching a new project to help it better understand the deepest parts of space, without ever leaving Earth. The announcement, made on Tuesday, is part of the government space agency's Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog (SUBSEA) project and will help aid NASA's search for life in deep space, as well as better 243

August 23, 2018 7:21 PM Pence sets sights on Moon, Mars, in NASA speech

Scientists say they have found water-ice on the moon's north and south poles. The discovery means it can be used as a water source for future lunar missions. Vice President Mike Pence highlighted the critical importance of the Moon to America’s space future in a speech at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday. “We’re not content with just leaving 116

August 23, 2018 2:15 PM Tennis in space, anyone? Astronauts have a ball during historic match

Last night (Aug. 21, 2018), the first tennis match in space was projected onto the Unisphere, which stood as the centerpiece for the 1964-1965 World's Fair in Queens, New York. (Chelsea Gohd/Space.com) NEW YORK — Last night (Aug. 21), astronauts made history by playing the first-ever tennis match in space aboard the International Space Station. The match 133

August 22, 2018 3:06 PM Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space

Images captured by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show the Category 4 storm swirling towards Hawaii with sustained winds around 155 mph that could cause catastrophic damage. Hurricane Lane was briefly upgraded to a Category 5 storm Tuesday night into Wednesday morning when winds topped 160 mph — just hours before its expected 104