07 March 2013, 09:27 AM ET
Since 1998, Claudio Sanchez has been spinning a multimedia experience made of music, books and comics. It tracks Coheed & Cambria Killgannon's war-ravaged multi-planetary universe. CosMix speaks with Sanchez about morphing his life into the concept.
06 March 2013, 11:51 AM ET
Jerry Ross has logged the most flight hours between Space Shuttle and Space Station and has deep concerns over handing the keys over to private space companies to deliver crew to the International Space Station.
06 March 2013, 11:45 AM ET
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin prepare for their final exams before their scheduled trip to the International Space Station on March 28th aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket.
05 March 2013, 06:20 PM ET
A pair of binary stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud eclipse one another on each orbit. By studying changes in the duo's brightness, astronomers have come up with the most accurate assessment of the distance between us and them (163,000 light-years).
05 March 2013, 04:56 PM ET
The Comet known as 2013 A1 (Siding Spring) flies about 31,000 miles away from the surface of the Red Planet on October 19th, 2014.
05 March 2013, 04:54 PM ET
A space rock about 330 feet long flies past Earth at 2.5x lunar distance of the Moon on Saturday March 9th, 2013. Gianluca Masi of The Virtual Telescope Project snapped imagery of asteroid 2013 ET on March 4th, 2013.
05 March 2013, 02:43 PM ET
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has entered eclipse season, where the Earth is blocking the Sun from the spacecraft's vantage point. Shortly after the Sun was in full view again, an M1.2 flare popped from Earth-facing sunspot AR1686.
05 March 2013, 11:26 AM ET
The Science Channel partnered with the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intellegence) Institute to take a fresh look at the age old question.
05 March 2013, 10:16 AM ET
Galaxy cluster Abell 68 (hundreds of billions of stars forming a swarm of galaxies) creates gravitational lens stretching appearance normal spiral galaxy's image to resemble the classic '80's game character. The effect was predicted by Einstein.
05 March 2013, 08:52 AM ET
Maximum solar activity (increased amounts of sun flares, sunspots, prominences and coronal mass ejections) is cyclic. 2013 should be the 11-year peak but the Sun is not presenting that way. Researchers think twin peaks may carry into 2014.
04 March 2013, 03:04 PM ET
The Virtual Telescope Project's Gianluca Masi captured the asteroid on March 3rd, 2013 on approach to its minimum distance from Earth (~246,000 miles, about the distance of the Moon). Look for the small bright speck in the center of the screen.
04 March 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Astronauts always seem to have a great set of pearly whites, but do you know why that's actually a requirement for astronauts? The ESA asked regular people if they know why, but you can find out in this video.
04 March 2013, 09:04 AM ET
An asteroid (named 2013 EC) on a trajectory to fly-by Earth was discovered on March 2nd, 2013 at the Mt. Lemmon Observatory in Arizona. Its nearest approach (March 4) was ~246,000 miles, about the distance of the Moon.
03 March 2013, 09:13 AM ET
The SpaceX CRS-2 mission was successfully berthed to the International Space Station, 2 days after launch from Kennedy Space Center on March 3, 2013. The SpaceX team resolved thruster pod issues that caused a delay of the docking by one day.
01 March 2013, 02:51 PM ET
The European Union is funding research and developing technology to remove debris from decommissioned satellites, launch 'left-overs', and collisions in space. This video looks at the EU's approach to collecting space junk.
01 March 2013, 12:42 PM ET
A small robotic submarine the size of a baseball bat helped researchers get their first look at an Antarctic lake trapped under thick glacial ice. For the first time water from a subglacial revealed signs of life when samples were taken in Feb 2013.
01 March 2013, 10:30 AM ET
SpaceX's second Space Station re-supply mission (CRS-2) lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on March 1st, 2013 at 10:10am EST.
28 February 2013, 03:23 PM ET
NASA's Van Allen probes detected a previously unknown third zone of trapped high energy particles that surrounds the Earth.
28 February 2013, 09:17 AM ET
While studying the gas and dust around young star HD 100546 (using Europe's Very Large Telescope - VLT), researchers were surprised to see what they believe is a Jupiter-like world in the process of being formed.
27 February 2013, 07:29 PM ET
A Google Nexus One, with an Android operating system, is the heart of a 30cm cubesat. The mini satellite was launched from India on February 25th, 2013. The University of Surrey's Surrey Space Centre breaks down the STRaND-1 mission.
27 February 2013, 05:22 PM ET
An upcoming planetary alignment would allow a human-rated spacecraft to leave Earth on January 5, 2018, flyby Mars on August 20, 2018 and make a low-coat "free-return" to land on May 21, 2019 says Dennis Tito's Inspiration Mars Foundation.
27 February 2013, 12:53 PM ET
How fast a super-massive black hole spins may indicate what it fed on and how often. NASA’s NuSTAR X-Ray Telescope is helping to decode the early life story of a nearby active galaxy by timing its rotation and measuring its glow.
26 February 2013, 07:21 PM ET
On February 26th, 2013, Chris Pruzenski recorded Luna descending in Hemlock, NY. He used a Nikon D5100 camera with a Celestron C8-NGT, 1000mm telescope. The house in the video is 1.55 miles away from where he was shooting.
26 February 2013, 02:48 PM ET
Using amateur video footage, astronomers have been able to determine the orbital path the meteor took to its final destination on February 15th, 2013. Large and small pieces of the space rock were found in the area.
26 February 2013, 12:57 PM ET
When the ISS orbital track runs along the 'terminator' (shadow line), astronauts can witness a rare unsetting Sun. Images snapped during one orbit on January 6th, 2013 were compiled to create this video.