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This 40-Word Letter to NASA Started Sally Ride’s Journey as The...

Sally Ride's journey to become the first American woman in space, and the youngest person ever sent into orbit, began with a handwritten letter.She...

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft captures closest ever image of asteroid Bennu

NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/Lockheed Martin/PA Wire NASA has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion-kilogram asteroid which approaches close...

Five Massive Screw-ups That Wouldn’t Have Happened If We All Just...

Almost every country in the world uses metric measurements. Every country except for the United States that is. It's usually not a big...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just...

NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid's...

Spectacular New Crater Discovered on Mars

A fresh Martian crater has been detected in a stunning new image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.Using its High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE),...

Where do atoms come from? Billions of years of cosmic fireworks.

Michelle ThallerDr. Michelle Thaller is an astronomer who studies binary stars and the life cycles of stars. She is Assistant Director of Science Communication...

How to Access NASA’s Media Library of Videos and Images For...

NASA has a media library full of images, sounds, and video you're free to use however you'd like, and you can access that massive...

This Was Opportunity Rover’s Final Image, Sent One Year Ago

Opportunity's final message home is not much to look at on its own. If you're old enough to remember film cameras, it looks like...

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the...

NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency's current budget to land humans on the moon by...

A New Fuel for Satellites Is So Safe It Won’t Blow...

Later this month, a small satellite will hitch a ride on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket for the world's first demonstration of "green" satellite...