55 Years Ago: One Year Before the Moon Landing

In July 1968, much work still remained to meet the goal President John F. Kennedy set…

Astronauts Can Now Watch 4K Streaming Video on the Station

We take high definition streaming for granted in many parts of the world. Even now, as…

Dark matter flies ahead of normal matter in mega galaxy cluster collision

This artist’s concept shows what happened when two massive clusters of galaxies, collectively known as MACS…

25 Years Ago: STS-93, Launch of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory

On July 23, 1999, space shuttle Columbia took to the skies on its 26th trip into…

Lunar samples reveal exactly when the moon’s largest crater formed

Lunar samples collected during NASA’s Apollo missions are still enabling new discoveries NASA/ESA The largest crater…

The Shelf Life of Many Medications Is Shorter Than A Round Trip To Mars

Check any container of over-the-counter medicine, and you’ll see its expiration date. Prescription medicines have similar…

Next-generation Event Horizon Telescope to unlock mysteries of black holes

Impact of scattering on the observed polarimetric spiral phase from one 345 GHz frame of the…

UPDATE: NASA, Boeing to Stream Flight Test Mission Briefing on NASA+

NASA and Boeing will host a news conference with mission leadership at 11:30 a.m. EDT Thursday,…

UPDATE: NASA, Boeing to Stream Flight Test Mission Briefing on NASA+

NASA and Boeing will host a news conference with mission leadership at 11:30 a.m. EDT Thursday,…

The ultraviolet habitable zone may set a time limit on the formation of life

This infographic compares the orbit of the planet around Proxima Centauri (Proxima b) with the same…