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A Space Fan's Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018
SPACE.COM We've scanned the schedule and pulled out the can't-miss panels and screenings that space lovers should make their top priority for Comic-Con International in San Diego from July 19 to... 3 days
On This Day In Space! July 17, 1962: X-15 Breaks Altitude Record
SPACE.COM On July 17, 1962, the American test pilot Bob White broke the world record for the highest altitude flight. See how it happened in... 3 days
This High-Tech Planetarium Is on a New Cruise Ship
SPACE.COM Viking Orion, the newest Viking Ocean Cruise ship, made its debut in Italy on June 14, revealing a unique high-tech feature: a planetarium at sea. 3 days
How Engineers Are Practicing for the BepiColombo Mission to Mercury (Video)
SPACE.COM Within just six months, the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are planning to launch a new mission to Mercury called BepiColombo —... 3 days
Scientists Prove Einstein Right Using the Most Elusive Particles in the Universe
SPACE.COM Einstein was right about things he didn't even know existed. 3 days
Field Notes Celebrates NASA History with Memo Books, Paper Models
SPACE.COM A novelty stationery company has taken note of the approaching 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and has launched memo books and paper spacecraft models to celebrate.... 3 days
Gravity Assist Podcast: Exploring Mars, with Steve Squyres
SPACE.COM NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, talks to Professor Steve Squyres, who as the Principal Investigator on the Mars Exploration Rover missions Spirit and Opportunity, has been at the forefront of our... 3 days
Fermi Telescope: Studying the High-Energy Cosmos
SPACE.COM The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope studies the universe using gamma-rays, the highest-energy form of light. 4 days
A Stash of a Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds May Be Hiding Deep Inside Earth
SPACE.COM Diamonds may be more common than we think 4 days
'World Cup' in Space: Cosmonaut Goalie Blocks Soccer Ball … With His Face
SPACE.COM Before the French and Croatian soccer teams came face-to-face at the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow yesterday (July 15), a cosmonaut... 4 days
UK Selects Scottish Spaceport Site
SPACE.COM After years of study and consideration, the British government announced July 15 that it will start development of a new spaceport in northern Scotland, while an English airport signed a deal that could also lead to launches from... 4 days
Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best Space Deals to Watch
SPACE.COM Amazon Prime Day starts Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT). Here are some awesome deals and discounts for space fans. 4 days
Titan Occultation May Give Astronomers Clues About Saturn's Biggest Moon
SPACE.COM Astronomers in Australia are eager this week for a special celestial alignment that could tell them more about one of the most intriguing candidates for hosting life beyond... 4 days
Another Volcano? Jupiter Probe Sees Hotspot on Roiling Moon Io (Photo)
SPACE.COM NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno spacecraft may have just boosted the already-impressive volcano tally on the gas giant's lava-spewing moon Io. 4 days
Partial Solar Eclipse Spotted from Tasmania (Photo)
SPACE.COM You probably didn't see Friday's (July 13) partial solar eclipse, but you can get an eyeful of the celestial event thanks to a photo by veteran eclipse observer Jay Pasachoff. 4 days
Pentagon Sees Quantum Computing as Key Weapon for War in Space
SPACE.COM Michael Hayduk, chief of the computing and communications division at the Air Force Research Laboratory, said quantum technology will be "disruptive" in areas like data security... 4 days
NASA Snags an Emmy Nomination for Cassini Spacecraft's Grand Finale
SPACE.COM NASA's coverage of the Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale at Saturn has snagged an Emmy nomination. 4 days
How Glacial Biomarkers Can Hone the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
SPACE.COM Detecting biomarkers in glacial lakes on Earth could pave the way for astrobiologists to detect evidence for life on other worlds, and also unravel the properties of the... 4 days
Mercury's Crust Might Be Thinner Than Anyone Thought
SPACE.COM A new estimate pegs the thickness of Mercury's crust at just 16 miles (22 kilometers) — nearly 30 percent thinner than previously thought. 4 days
On This Day In Space! July 16, 1969: Apollo 11 Launches to the Moon
SPACE.COM On July 16, 1969, NASA astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins blasted off on their famous mission to... 4 days
Hawaiian Asteroid-Warning Telescope Passes Key Test
SPACE.COM If you're someone who worries about death from above, this should make you sleep a little easier. 4 days
On This Day In Space! July 15, 1975: Astronauts and Cosmonauts Launch on 1st Joint U.S.-Soviet Space Mission
SPACE.COM On July 15, 1975, the first joint space mission between the United... 5 days
Two Chinese Launches in 24 Hours Deliver Pakistan Satellites, Beidou Backup to Orbit
SPACE.COM China launched twice July 9, with an early Long March 2C launch of two satellites for Pakistan into low Earth orbit being... 5 days
Using Mobile Apps to Explore Pluto at Opposition
SPACE.COM This week, the small and distant dwarf planet Pluto will reach opposition, the time of the year when the object is closest to Earth and brightest in the sky. Here's how to... 5 days
Look Up! Venus Snuggles Up to the Moon Tonight
SPACE.COM Venus is due for a date with the moon tonight, July 15, with the two bodies appearing to dance within half an inch of each other in the western sky,... 5 days
Cygnus Spacecraft Leaves the Space Station After Giving It an Orbital Boost
SPACE.COM A Cygnus cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station today (July 15), nearly two months after it arrived with supplies and science gear for... 5 days
IceCube: Unlocking the Secrets of Cosmic Rays
SPACE.COM Buried deep in the Antarctic ice, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory may solve one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy, answering the questions behind the origin of neutrinos and cosmic rays. 6 days
'Max Goes to Jupiter' Is an Updated Science-Filled Adventure
SPACE.COM What does it take to get a Rottweiler onto one of Jupiter's moons? Quite a lot, actually. 6 days
Celebrating 40 Years of Pluto's Largest Moon, Charon
SPACE.COM Forty years ago, Pluto's largest moon Charon was discovered. 6 days
Space Cruise Reflections: Exploring Sea and Space Aboard the Viking Orion
SPACE.COM Throughout history, humans have shared an innate interest in exploration — to travel to new reaches of our planet, and even our universe. 6 days
On This Day In Space! July 14, 2015: New Horizons Spacecraft Flies by Pluto
SPACE.COM On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto! See how it happened in our On This Day... 6 days
Cygnus Cargo Ship Leaves the Space Station Sunday: Watch It Live
SPACE.COM A Cygnus cargo ship will separate from the International Space Station on Sunday (July 15), and you can watch its departure live online. 6 days
SpaceX Gives Nose-Cone-Catching Boat 'Mr. Steven' a Bigger Net
SPACE.COM Mr. Steven now has some more margin for error. SpaceX has outfitted the speedy boat with a much larger net, to give it a better chance of plucking payload fairings... 7 days
Mining Moon Ice: Prospecting Plans Starting to Take Shape
SPACE.COM Scientists, engineers and mining technologists have begun blueprinting what hardware and missions are required to explore and establish a prospecting campaign for water ice at the poles of Earth's moon. 1 week
Geometry Helps Solve the Mystery of Mars' Water
SPACE.COM Studying the angles of river features on Mars helped a trio of scientists determine that the water fell from the air rather than seeping up from the ground. 1 week
Universe's Expansion Rate Is Different Depending on Where You Look
SPACE.COM Our universe's rate of expansion keeps getting stranger. 1 week
7 Far-Out Summer Vacation Ideas for Science Fiction Fans
SPACE.COM Embrace your love of science fiction this summer. Here's how to celebrate "Star Trek," see sci-fi museum exhibits, or visit natural wonders that inspired great science fiction. 1 week
Night Sky Events to Show Your Kids in Summer 2018
SPACE.COM There are a lot of things going on in that wondrous sky above our heads. One way to get kids interested in astronomy is to show them some... 1 week
NASA Centers to Visit for an Out of This World Vacation
SPACE.COM NASA visitor centers can make fantastic vacation stops for space fans. Here's a list of centers to visit and details about what to expect when you... 1 week
SpaceX Crewed Capsule Preps for Test Flight in Florida
SPACE.COM Crew Dragon, SpaceX's capsule designed to carry astronauts into space, arrived in Florida this week. There, the spacecraft will continue preparations for its first test flight, which could take place... 1 week
Are We Alone? The Question Is Worthy of Serious Scientific Study
SPACE.COM Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if we are not... 1 week
NASA Flies Over Puerto Rico to Assess Forest Damage After Hurricanes
SPACE.COM NASA is surveying the damage to Puerto Rico's forests after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. 1 week
Commercial Crew Delays Threaten Access to ISS, GAO Warns
SPACE.COM Amid growing concerns about commercial crew delays, a U.S. Government Accountability Office report recommended NASA share more schedule information with Congress and develop contingency plans to maintain access to the... 1 week
On This Day In Space! July 13, 1969: Soviet Union Launches Luna 15 Mission to the Moon
SPACE.COM On July 13, 1969, the Soviet Union launched its Luna 15 spacecraft on a... 1 week
A Rare Cosmic Collision Might Let Scientists Calculate the Precise Age of the Universe
SPACE.COM A so-far unseen celestial collision could be astronomers' best bet for figuring out just how quickly the universe is expanding. 1 week
Towers Toppled at Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17
SPACE.COM The last two launch towers to stand at Cape Canaveral since the dawn of the Space Age are no more. 1 week
'Godfather of IceCube' Talks Hunting Neutrinos
SPACE.COM IceCube principle investigator Francis Halzen discusses how the unique observatory was built and the plans for its future. 1 week
Neutrino-Discovery Inside Scoop: Q&A with 'Godfather of IceCube' Francis Halzen
SPACE.COM IceCube Neutrino Observatory principal investigator Francis Halzen talks about how researchers worked together to track a high-energy neutrino to its source for the first time. 1 week
White House Nominates Morhard to Be NASA Deputy Administrator
SPACE.COM The White House nominated a veteran Senate aide with little space experience to be NASA's deputy administrator July 12, a month after the agency's administrator said he wanted someone with... 1 week
NASA's New Planet Hunter on Track to Start Science Work This Month
SPACE.COM NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will begin its search for alien worlds before the end of July, if everything goes according to plan. 1 week
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Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
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Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
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Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall and NASA examines its trail of rainfall
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Newly discovered armored dinosaur from Utah reveals intriguing family history
Newly discovered armored dinosaur from Utah reveals intriguing family history