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August 22, 2018 10:13 AM Astronaut captures incredible typhoon image from space

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold caught a spectacular view of Typhoon Soulik swirling toward southern Japan from his post on the International Space Station. Arnold posted the image on Twitter Aug. 20, warning everyone to stay safe in the wake of the whirling storm. According to the Washington Post, Soulik is one of three storms currently churning in the Pacific 144

August 20, 2018 2:05 PM NASA shows incredible image of the Sun 'exploding'

NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun "exploding," but fear not — this violent reaction happens on a near constant basis and is nothing to worry about, experts say. The above image, taken on Aug. 10, 2018 of the Sun's magnetic field, is formed from computer models to capture snapshots of the star's violent nuclear fusion reactions and the Sun's 148

August 20, 2018 1:35 PM NASA has a wild idea to weigh asteroids with a swarm of mini probes

Asteroids are all around us in space — but they're awfully difficult to weigh, which makes it harder to know how they'll behave. So, NASA is considering a new spacecraft that would take a novel approach to the problem, enlisting miniature probes to skim past small asteroids. That's the idea behind OpGrav, a project that NASA and the Johns Hopkins Applied 136

August 16, 2018 10:00 AM EXCLUSIVE: Former congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords endorses Gov. Cuomo for his anti-gun stance

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords and the gun control advocacy group she helms are endorsing Gov. Cuomo in his re-election bid, the Daily News has learned. Giffords cited Cuomo's work on gun control legislation like the SAFE Act and his frequent skirmishes with the National Rifle Association in backing him. "Andrew Cuomo has never backed down from doing 57

August 14, 2018 2:13 PM Ghostly remains of a dead star revealed in infrared light

The supernova remnant HBH 3 glows with infrared light in this photo from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Infrared light with a wavelength of 3.6 microns is shown in blue, while lower-energy infrared light with a wavelength of 4.5 microns is shown in red. Spitzer captured this image in May 2010, and NASA released it on Aug. 2, 2018. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/IPAC) 131

August 12, 2018 7:30 AM NASA Logo Designer Bashes Donald Trump's Space Force

Donald Trump's amateurish designs for potential Space Force logos are out-of-this-world bad ... so says the artist who created an older NASA logo. Richard Danne -- the designer of a NASA logo from 1975 -- went off on Trump's Space Force artwork. Danne ripped into the designs released by the Trump Administration ... telling TMZ, "This logo effort is typical 181

August 11, 2018 9:40 AM NASA's Parker Solar Probe launch scrubbed, rescheduled for Sunday

NASA's historic Parker Solar Probe is the space agency's first spacecraft to be named after a living individual. The eagerly anticipated launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe was scrubbed early Saturday when delays on the launch pad ate away at the spacecraft’s 65-minute window to blast off to the sun. Crowds had gathered at Kennedy Space Center in Florida 111

August 10, 2018 11:55 PM United Launch Alliance preps for the return of manned space missions from Cape Canaveral

Space company United Launch Alliance builds key infrastructure for manned missions from Cape Canaveral. CAPE CANAVERAL – Space company United Launch Alliance is busily preparing for the return of manned missions from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. “Human spaceflight can inspire the public and inspire scientists in a way that no other activities 76

August 10, 2018 2:07 PM Stephen Colbert Suspects He Knows Where the Idea for Trump's Space Force Came From

Vice President Mike Pence presented the plan for Space Force, the newly proposed space-based branch of the military, at the Pentagon on Thursday and Stephen Colbert had a jab about his selection for the job. “Pence is a huge fan of space,” Colbert said on The Late Show. “It is the farthest you can get from being alone with a human woman.” Space Force 66

July 27, 2018 6:30 PM Your Guide to Seeing Spectacular Views of Mars This Weekend

Mars will appear unusually large and bright starting this Friday as the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. The phenomenon known as Mars Opposition typically happens every two years, but this year, Mars will be closest its been to earth since 2003. Mars and Earth, like all other planets in our solar system, both orbit the sun, but do so at different 110