Science & Astronomy

Is Voyager 1 Really in Interstellar Space? New Test Could Prove It for Good
Voyager Artist's Rendition
July 23rd, 2014
Scientists are still debating whether NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft is in interstellar space, but a new study outlines a test that could definitively show where the far-flung probe is on its journey out of the solar system.
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WATCH LIVE @ 11 pm ET: Robotic Russian Cargo Ship to Dock with Space Station @ 11:30
The unmanned Russian Progress 55 cargo ship is seen near the International Space Station just before the two spacecraft docked on April 9, 2014. Progress 55 is carrying three tons of supplies for the space station crew.
July 23rd, 2014
NASA TV will air live coverage of the docking of Russia's Progress 56 spacecraft expected to arrive at the International Space Station at 11:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
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Young Star Cluster Shines in Stunning Telescope Views (Video, Photo)
Star Cluster NGC 3293
July 23rd, 2014
A family of bright young stars group together against a background of glowing clouds in a new photo from an observatory in the Southern Hemisphere.
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45 Years After Moon Landing, NASA is MIA (Op-Ed)
The logo of NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
July 23rd, 2014
The United States is outsourcing space exploration to other countries, something that should be a cause for concern.
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NASA's Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope Celebrates 15 Years of Discoveries
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary
July 23rd, 2014
The agency's Chandra X-ray Observatory — one of NASA's 'Great Observatories,' along with the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes and the now-retired Compton Gamma Ray Observatory — launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia on July 23, 1999.
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Take That, Jupiter! Planet's Great Comet Crash of 1994 Recalled
Sequential images of Jupiter show the comet impact and its aftermath.
July 17th, 2014
From July 16 to 22, 1994, more than 20 fragments of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 pelted Jupiter's atmosphere. It marked the first time humans had witnessed a collision between two bodies in the solar system.
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