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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A new painting that pays homage to Ohio’s astronauts—including John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, and Judith Resnik—was mounted just off the Ohio Statehouse… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — NASA is about to launch a spacecraft on a nearly six-year journey to a strange asteroid that, unlike most space rocks, seems largely to be made of… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — In the never-ending search to accurately describe the universe, new generations of scientists are adapting decades-old technology to make new discoveries. Sometimes those techniques don’t find… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched last Christmas and released its first image in July, providing the deepest and sharpest view we’ve ever seen of the universe…. Read More
WASHIGNTON, D.C. (NPR) — NASA has captured new telescopic images of Jupiter that show auroras, altitude levels and cloud covers. The latest photos, captured with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope,… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A team of researchers has published a study which could help revolutionize the field of space medicine. Using a combination of big data modeling and molecular… Read More
Updated July 11, 2022 at 6:59 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — At first glance, the first image from NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope may not seem all that… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The James Webb Space Telescope, on a long and winding journey to its job site a million miles from Earth, has begun the key task of… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Imagine knowing nothing about your childhood, nothing about where you came from, and spending years hunting for the answers. Then someone hands you a just-discovered trove… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Geminid meteor shower, which lights up our sky every December, will be at its most visible late Monday into early Tuesday morning. Although the moon… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Less than a year ago, when Comet Leonard was first discovered, it was still an incredibly dim and obscure chunk of rock traveling out near the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — West Coast night owls and East Coast early risers will have the best view of the upcoming lunar eclipse this Friday. Overnight, the moon will pass… Read More
ST. LOUIS (NPR) — All evidence points to the fact that Mars once had flowing water, but numerous flybys, orbiters, landers and rovers have confirmed one undeniable fact — any… Read More
Perseverance landed safely on the red planet on Thursday, immediately getting to work with a first photo of the rover’s “forever home.”
NASA is getting ready to collect its first sample from an asteroid ever. The rocks and dust could help us understand potentially dangerous space rocks and the history of the solar system.
None of us is perfect, and sometimes the Hubble Space Telescope just flat-out points to the wrong spot in the sky. This has been happening more than ever in the last couple of years.
The light of the moon will reduce the visibility of some fainter meteors, but NASA says it’s still worth staying up late — or rising very very early on Wednesday — to see “nature’s fireworks.”
NASA and SpaceX are welcoming home two astronauts who splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico after several months on the International Space Station.
Later this week, NASA and SpaceX will launch the first rocket carrying astronauts from U.S. soil since the end of the space shuttle era. But COVID-19 has forced some changes to their plans.
In what has already been a busy year in space, the London-based telecommunications company, OneWeb, on Friday launched a second round of satellites into orbit in a bid to expand… Read More
After spending nearly 11 months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth Thursday, parachuting into Kazakhstan with two crewmates aboard a Soviet Soyuz capsule…. Read More
The State of the Union this year may make for a seriously awkward moment. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be seated over President Trump’s left shoulder Tuesday, less than two… Read More
The X-37B, launched in September 2017, has returned to Earth. It was the fifth acknowledged mission for the vehicle since 2010, but details of its mission are being kept under wraps.
Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds “crazy,” admits one scientist. But the technology should work.