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22 May 2012, 02:36 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a bow shock is created in space when two streams of gas collide.
18 May 2012, 01:16 PM ET
The test capsule will be assembled at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
17 May 2012, 06:04 AM ET
Skywatcher Tunc Tezel captures the Virgo constellation and more in this view from Turkey.
07 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The plane crossed in front of the bright stars of Orion.
13 April 2012, 09:49 AM ET
NASA will detail work to revamp its Mars exploration program today at 1 p.m. ET.
20 March 2012, 05:11 PM ET
The plan will use a Russian rocket to launch the European Space Agency's ExoMars Mars mission.
29 February 2012, 02:04 PM ET
The movie voice of the leader of the Transformers (Peter Cullen) narrates this NASA promotional film.
27 February 2012, 10:40 AM ET
Lunar halos are caused when light passes through ice crystals formed in clouds in Earth's atmosphere.
14 February 2012, 02:43 PM ET
Rigel and Betelgeuse are easy to spot, and reveal even more through a telescope or binoculars.
13 February 2012, 06:37 PM ET
President Barack Obama's 2013 budget proposal for NASA offers only a modest cut overall, but bites deep into Mars funding and planetary science.
13 February 2012, 04:40 PM ET
See a rundown provided by the White House depicting the major highlights of President Obama's proposed 2013 budget for NASA.
13 February 2012, 03:09 PM ET
Money to explore new technology, but not that much for science: an overview of the Agency's annual ammunition.
13 February 2012, 01:00 PM ET
The agency's planetary science programs suffer a 20 percent cut in the budget for fiscal year 2013.
13 February 2012, 12:18 PM ET
See a rundown provided by the White House depicting the major highlights of President Obama's proposed 2013 budget for NASA.
10 February 2012, 12:42 PM ET
A programming error caused the crash of the Russian Phobos-Grunt probe, according to an investigation.
10 February 2012, 07:07 AM ET
An outpost near the lunar far side could enable robotic exploration of the moon.
09 February 2012, 07:02 PM ET
Funding cuts will probably force NASA to withdraw from the European-led ExoMars missions.
09 February 2012, 12:17 PM ET
See artist's illustrations of potential gateway stations for deep space exploration.
07 February 2012, 01:08 PM ET
NASA is close to announcing its intention to pull out of the European-led ExoMars mission, according to reports.
06 February 2012, 05:38 PM ET
Europe's Mars Express probe was launched in June 2003 and arrived at the Red Planet in December of that year.
06 February 2012, 05:02 PM ET
The Mars Express probe detected strong evidence that there were large bodies of liquid water on ancient Mars.
31 January 2012, 03:15 PM ET
Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and several prominent giant stars highlight a brilliant month in the night sky. Tonight's Sky for February 2012 shows how to see them all.
27 January 2012, 07:22 AM ET
The tragedy that killed three astronauts changed spacecraft design forever.
17 January 2012, 02:24 PM ET
Russian officials are looking into whether U.S. radar interference could have caused the Phobos-Grunt malfunction.
12 January 2012, 04:14 PM ET
Charlie Bolden was touring a Lockheed Martin facility on Jan. 10.
10 January 2012, 11:10 AM ET
NASA is looking at missions that would get humanity get out of low-Earth orbit.
03 January 2012, 03:32 PM ET
NASA wants the Orion spacecraft to make its first orbital test flight in 2014.
03 January 2012, 03:18 PM ET
This space wallpaper from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows infant stars "hatching" in the head of the hunter constellation, Orion.
03 January 2012, 01:43 PM ET
See images from NASA's parachute drop tests for the new Orion deep space capsule.
27 December 2011, 04:35 PM ET
Up to 30 pieces of the 14-ton Phobos-Grunt Mars probe could reach the ground.
27 December 2011, 12:00 PM ET
The 50th anniversary of human spaceflight brought big changes.
23 December 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The images were snapped by NASA's SOFIA airborne observatory.
16 December 2011, 04:59 PM ET
The new spending bill would cut another $325 million from NASA's budget.
14 December 2011, 02:25 PM ET
The Phobos-Grunt spacecraft has been stranded in the wrong orbit since Nov. 8.
11 December 2011, 10:42 PM ET
Using his south sky video camera, amateur astronomer John Chumack captured Geminids streaking across the Winter Triangle and Orion on December 9th 2011. The best nights to watch for the shower are December 13th through the 15th.
06 December 2011, 05:01 PM ET
Pieces of the Phobos-Grunt have reported already fallen to Earth.