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Voyager Captures Sounds of Interstellar Space

NASA confirms Voyager 1's historic frontier crossing

And we never even got a chance to say goodbye.<p>After 36 years of space exploration and months of heated argument among scientists,<p>NASAofficials confirmed Thursday thatVoyager 1had indeed crossed into interstellar space more than a year ago.<p>The final piece of evidence that led scientists to conclude …

NASA Has Stopped Trying To Fix The Kepler Space Telescope

But they won't put the hobbling two-wheeled spacecraft out to pasture yet.<p>Well, NASA's crippled Kepler space telescope, launched in 2009, is officially beyond repair. Two of the four wheels used to align the telescope have failed over the past year, and NASA engineers haven't been able to get …

Dance through Saturn's rings in beautiful film made of NASA imagery

It's easy to see only lifeless nothingness when glancing over the pixelated stills taken by NASA's spacecrafts, but there's really a gorgeous, moving universe hidden within them. Sorting through eight years of photos taken by the Cassini probe, film editor Fabio Di Donato is taking viewers for a …

Anniversary of the Mars Pathfinder Landing

Mars Pathfinder was launched on December 4, 1996 at 1:58:07 am EST on a Delta II rocket. After an uneventful journey, the spacecraft safely landed on …

The Gargle Blasters - Uncertainty


Voyager 1 Distance from Earth<p>This is a real-time indicator of Voyager 1's distance from Earth in astronomical units (AU) and either miles (mi) or …

For Americans, the Fourth of July is an iconic summer holiday, even in space. NASA astronauts Karen Nyberg and Chris Cassidy, aboard the International Space Station, will join in on the fun in a different way. Karen Nyberg, Expedition 36 flight engineer, is pictured with Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space

MARS [NEW!!!]Constellation(DEFUNCT)/SLS : Manned Mission to Mars/ SLS ARCHITECTURE

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

The waning gibbous moon and Antares, the brightest star in Scorpius, will rise over the southeast horizon late tonight. Early risers can look for Mercury before sunrise tomorrow.

Comet Panstarrs taken last night from binevenagh mountain in Northern Ireland. The andromeda galaxy is also visable.