A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
Carl Sagan, the best science communicator of his age, was also an avowed athiest who loved discussing religion. Continue reading →
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have an open-top cocktail glass to look forward to.
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts have landed safely on after 167 days in orbit at the International Space Station. The space travelers were all smiles despite below-freezing temperatures of their snow-covered landing site in Kazakhstan.
Cute, squishy face, bug eyes, and a penchant for peanut M&Ms? Increasing amounts of research suggest the alien life we've been searching for won't look like anything Hollywood has yet imagined. And it might exist without compounds we deem essential.
The International Space Station may be seriously graying at the temples, but that doesn't mean it still can't contribute meaningfully to science. Trace explains why the venerable space lab still matters.
NASA's rover Opportunity landed on Mars in 2004 and was only supposed to last 3 months. But more than a decade later the plucky vehicle is close to crossing the 26.2-mile mark in land traversed, despite a few senior technical moments along the way.
The Dragon spacecraft splashed down Tuesday at 7:44 p.m. EST in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California.
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