Probe Produces Astoundingly Clear View of Dwarf Planet Ceres

Earlier this month, NASA's Dawn spacecraft obtained the highest-resolution images of Ceres' north pole to date
by Laura Sinpetru, April 20th, 2015
 

Watch: Glazed Donut Travels to Space and Back

The donut made it all the way up to an altitude of about 20 miles (32 kilometers) before falling back to the ground
by Laura Sinpetru, April 16th, 2015
 

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Spots Planet 13,000 Light-Years Away

The newly discovered celestial body is one of the most distant planets thus far documented by astronomers
by Laura Sinpetru, April 16th, 2015
 

NASA's New Horizons Probe Delivers First Ever Color Image of Pluto

The image, taken on April 9 and beamed back to Earth the following day, also shows Pluto's largest moon, Charon
by Laura Sinpetru, April 15th, 2015
 

​Top 10 Coolest Science News of the Week: April 6-12, 2015

Here's what's been up in the world of scientific research over the past few days, awesome discoveries and all
by Laura Sinpetru, April 14th, 2015
NASA Details Plans to Fly Spacecraft into the Sun's Atmosphere

NASA Details Plans to Fly Spacecraft into the Sun's Atmosphere

by Laura Sinpetru, April 11th, 2015
While exploring the Sun's upper atmosphere, the space probe will face temperatures as high as 2,500°F (nearly 1,400°C)
 

NASA Chief Scientist: We'll Find Alien Life Within 10 Years, 20 Tops

“We know where to look, we know how to look, and in most cases we have the technology,” argues researcher Ellen Stofan
by Laura Sinpetru, April 8th, 2015
 

Small Army of Rockets Will Launch from Alabama, US, Later This Week

The student-built rockets will reach an altitude of up to 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) before falling back to the ground
by Laura Sinpetru, April 7th, 2015
 

Network of Mineral Veins on Mars' Mount Sharp Looks Positively Stunning

The veins, imaged by NASA's Curiosity rover during a hike, comprise minerals deposited by fluids on the Martian surface
by Laura Sinpetru, April 3rd, 2015
 

Cool Map Shows Where Lightning Bolts Strike Most Often

NASA scientists reveal lighting flashes occur more often over land and especially over regions close to the equator
by Laura Sinpetru, April 3rd, 2015
 

Watch: NASA Showcases Super Cool Flying Saucer

The space vehicle, dubbed the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, is expected to one day help land crews on Mars
by Laura Sinpetru, April 1st, 2015
Russia Announces Plans to Build a Brand New Space Station with NASA

Russia Announces Plans to Build a Brand New Space Station with NASA

by Laura Sinpetru, March 30th, 2015
NASA hesitates to confirm or deny the announcement, the whole affair gets a tad embarrassing for Russia
 

One-Year Crew Officially Aboard the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko boarded the Space Station just hours ago
by Laura Sinpetru, March 28th, 2015
 

NASA Wants to Visit Asteroid, Kidnap One of the Boulders on Its Surface

Once captured, the space boulder will be made to orbit the Moon and serve as a playground for astronauts
by Laura Sinpetru, March 26th, 2015
 

Asteroid Will Visit Earth on Friday, Folks Are Freaking Out About It

Come March 27, the space rock, dubbed 2014-YB35, will come within precisely 11.6 lunar distances to our planet
by Laura Sinpetru, March 25th, 2015
 

One-Year International Space Station Crew Will Launch Friday, March 27

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko are the first astronauts ever chosen to spend an entire year in space
by Laura Sinpetru, March 23rd, 2015
 

NASA Releases Awesomely Detailed Images of Mercury's Surface

The images were obtained by the MESSENGER probe when hovering just 15 kilometers (9 miles) above the surface of Mercury
by Laura Sinpetru, March 17th, 2015
 
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