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13 August 2015, 07:00 AM ET
In the first single off of Chris Hadfield's new music album, the first album to be primarily recorded in outer space, the astronaut sings "Can't stand on my own two feet, I just float away, I took a ride in a hot hot seat, now I'm ready to play, far away.
13 August 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The countdown is on to the launch of a new eight-story-tall attraction dedicated to telling the history of NASA's space shuttle and the jumbo jet that was used to ferry the fleet of winged spacecraft across the country.
13 August 2015, 07:00 AM ET
NASA will host a live webcast of the Perseid meteor shower late Wednesday, Aug. 12, beginning at 10 p.m. EDT and running through 2 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 13. Here's how to watch live.
12 August 2015, 03:56 PM ET
For many skywatchers across the United States, clear skies and a dark moon will create optimal viewing conditions for tonight's Perseid meteor shower. Clouds will obscure viewing conditions in some areas, however.
12 August 2015, 03:30 PM ET
Photographer Jeffrey Berkes took this image from Cannon Beach in Oregon around the Haystack Rock Bird Sanctuary.
12 August 2015, 01:49 PM ET
The European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter has been imaging comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko – watching the celestial wanderer hurling dust and gas into space.
12 August 2015, 01:01 PM ET
Space manufacturing company Made In Space is teaming with NanoRacks, which helps commercial customers make use of the International Space Station, to develop an orbital construction-and-deployment service for tiny satellites known as cubesats.
12 August 2015, 11:52 AM ET
The brightest nova of the century blasted lithium into space at 1.2 million mph (2 million km/h), new research reveals, cracking a long-standing mystery about the universe's chemical balance.
12 August 2015, 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter blasted off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Aug. 12, 2005, from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. MRO is still going strong today, returning reams of data about the Red Planet.
12 August 2015, 06:57 AM ET
The chief goal of the meeting was to start refining the mission's planned science operations, with a particular emphasis on how its nine instruments will work together to investigate Europa's habitability, agency officials said.
12 August 2015, 06:56 AM ET
A constellation of new NASA profile pages have gone live on Tumblr — including profiles for astronaut Peggy Whitson, the Juno mission to Jupiter and the Curiosity rover on Mars.
12 August 2015, 06:56 AM ET
Contamination of samples collected by NASA's Mars 2020 rover is all but certain, so scientists must determine just how clean they can feasibly be kept.
12 August 2015, 06:55 AM ET
The potentially dazzling Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak in the overnight hours tonight, and you can watch it live online courtesy of NASA if weather spoils your view. Here's how to watch it online
12 August 2015, 03:29 AM ET
The public can now vote on a shortlist of proposed common names for 32 exoplanets, as well as most of their host stars, in the International Astronomical Union's "NameExoWorlds" competition.
12 August 2015, 12:53 AM ET
A super-Earth is an extrasolar planet that is close to Earth's size and mass, but does not have the mass of a gas giant.
11 August 2015, 03:46 PM ET
More than 6,000 'Star Trek' fans are now part of a giant online tribute to Leonard Nimoy, who played the Vulcan alien Spock on the famed series.
11 August 2015, 01:27 PM ET
'For the Love of Spock,' a documentary commemorating the life of Leonard Nimoy and his famous 'Star Trek' character, Spock, will likely require more funding after exceeding its Kickstarter goal, the film's director says.
11 August 2015, 08:13 AM ET
The Perseid meteor shower is the most widely observed and dependable annual meteor display of the year, and its peak this week has all the earmarks of being an excellent example of celestial fireworks, weather permitting.
11 August 2015, 07:30 AM ET
The space agency just opened the latest round of its Cubesat Launch Initiative, which provides rocket rides for tiny spacecraft developed by researchers at NASA, academic institutions and nonprofit organizations.
11 August 2015, 07:23 AM ET
Today, the International Astronomical Union will announce the results of its "Name the Exoworlds" campaign, which asked the public to vote on names for 32 alien planets in 20 different star systems.
11 August 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Planetary Resources deployed its first spacecraft from the International Space Station last month. The Washington-based asteroid-mining company hopes to begin transforming asteroid water into rocket fuel within the next decade.
10 August 2015, 10:10 PM ET
Rocky surfaces and molten cores are what the four inner planets of the solar system have in common
10 August 2015, 06:00 PM ET
Cosmonauts scrubbed a window, documented the International Space Station (ISS) exterior, collected an experiment and battled cold fingers during a speedy spacewalk Monday, August 10.
10 August 2015, 05:15 PM ET
The resulting radar images, which researchers combined into an asteroid flyby video, show that the asteroid, known as 1999 JD6, is a "contact binary" consisting of two lobes joined together.
10 August 2015, 04:57 PM ET
The slow death of the universe was revealed in 21 wavelengths, as scientists map the energy of a nearby region of space.
10 August 2015, 04:00 PM ET
A study of 200,000 galaxies has revealed that the Universe generates about half as much energy as it did 2 billion years ago. The Galaxy and Mass Assembly catalogue is accurately depicted in this visualization.
10 August 2015, 02:30 PM ET
SpaceVR launched a Kickstarter campaign today (Aug. 10) to help get its high-definition 3D camera, known as "Overview One," to the International Space Station.
10 August 2015, 02:11 PM ET
For the first time (at least officially), NASA astronauts on board the International Space Station have tasted the product, or produce, of their work. They chomped on the lettuce freshly harvested from the Veggie growth system.