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March 14, 2018 11:00 AM Scientists discover 15 new planets, including 'super-Earth' that could harbor liquid water

Scientists have discovered 15 new planets, including a “super-Earth” that may have liquid water on its surface. The planets are orbiting small, cool stars near our solar system that are known as “Red Dwarfs.” One of the brightest Red Dwarfs, K2-155, has three “super-Earths,” one of which, K2-155d, could be within the star’s habitable zone. K2-155d, which 105

February 28, 2018 7:46 AM U.S.-Russian crew returns from space station: NASA TV

(Reuters) - A capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed in snowy Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a five-and-a-half month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed. The Soyuz spacecraft brought back Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei, from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Alexander 99

February 15, 2018 2:45 PM A NASA observatory just saw a total solar eclipse ... in space!

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory saw a total eclipse from space on Feb. 11, 2018. (Joy Ng/NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO) NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft captured gorgeous views of a total solar eclipse on Sunday (Feb. 11), making the mission's birthday even more special. The cosmic event was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory(SDO) 173

February 11, 2018 2:15 PM At last minute, Russia scrubs cargo launch to space station

Russia has scrubbed the planned launch of an unmanned cargo spacecraft that was to have delivered tons of supplies to the International Space Station. Preparations for the launch of the Progress ship from the Baikonur complex in Kazakhstan appeared to be proceeding smoothly Sunday until less than a minute before the liftoff. Roscosmos, the Russian space 66

February 10, 2018 9:30 PM NASA is keeping tabs on Elon Musk's Tesla roadster

Astronomers aim to keep tabs on everything up in the night sky. A NASA database includes our solar system's eight planets and their moons, more than 755,000 asteroids, 3,500 comets -- and, as of this week, one cherry red sports car that belonged to a Silicon Valley billionaire. Elon Musk, the entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, put on a stunning show Tuesday 96

February 10, 2018 8:03 PM These Photos Were Taken a Record-Breaking 3.79 Billion Miles Away from Earth

A few blurry photographs broke a long-standing NASA record — by some 40 million miles. Images released by NASA on Thursday were taken by equipment operating further away from earth than any other cameras in history, according to the agency. The first of these photos, taken by equipment aboard the New Horizons spacecraft in December, was captured some 3.79 billion 122

February 5, 2018 5:32 AM Get Your First Glimpse of Solo: A Star Wars Story in This Teaser That Aired During the Super Bowl

A teaser for Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story landed in the midst of the Super Bowl Sunday, setting Twitter alight ahead of the release of the full-length trailer. The film is set to premiere on May 25. The latest installment of the decades-spanning space saga stars Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo, the co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon 58

January 31, 2018 11:16 AM Lunar Showstopper: 1st super blue blood moon in 35 years

It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse. Hawaii and Alaska have the best seats, along with the Canadian Yukon, Australia and Asia. The western U.S. should have good viewing, too, along with Russia. The U.S. East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa are out of luck for the eclipse 138

January 22, 2018 2:45 PM Saturn's moon Titan may have Earth-like 'sea level'

Ligeia Mare, the second-largest known sea on Saturn's moon Titan, is filled with liquid hydrocarbons, including methane and ethane. This false-color image comes from data collected by NASA's Cassini mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell) Saturn's moon Titan and Earth are even more alike than previously thought: New research shows that the giant moon has a global 167

January 15, 2018 2:00 PM SpaceX dragon capsule returns to Earth after Space Station delivery

A SpaceX Dragon capsule departs the International Space Station on Jan. 13, 2018 to return 4,100 lbs. (1,860 kilograms) of science gear to Earth and end a monthlong delivery mission. (NASA TV) A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and returned to Earth Saturday (Jan. 13), wrapping up a nearly month-long delivery mission for NASA that also marked 161