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Powerful Space Telescope Would Scan Alien Planets for Signs of Life

NEW YORK – A successor to NASA's famous Hubble Space Telescope and the soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope is already in the planning …

A galaxy in bloom [heic1516]

09 July 2015<p><b>The ghostly shells of galaxy ESO 381-12 are captured here in a new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, set against a backdrop</b> …

Astronomers propose giant space telescope to replace Hubble

Segmented mirror four or five times wider than Hubble's would peer directly at exoplanets.<p>An influential group of US astronomers has laid out its …

He's Ok With Never Seeing His Daughter Again. The Reason Why? I'd Feel The Same

Alyssa Carson is only 13 years-old, and she's already preparing to be the first person to land on Mars. That might sound far-fetched for a 13 …

Dawn Holding in Second Mapping Orbit

<b>DAWN MISSION STATUS REPORT</b><p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft is healthy and stable, after experiencing an anomaly in the system that controls its orientation. It …

Saturn's Moon Titan Has Polar Winds, Just Like Earth

In our solar system, the objects with rainfall, rivers and oceans can be counted on two fingers: Earth, and Saturn's moon Titan. Both also share a …

Astronomy

We're Pumped Up About Visiting Pluto After Seeing This NASA Video

In July, New Horizons crosses the next great frontier in our solar system<p>Mankind is about to visit one of the strangest places in our solar system. Out beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is home to hordes of cold, lumpy worlds—some of which are large enough to have their own moons, but none of which …

Astronomers discover 'monster black holes'

Discovery suggests there may be millions more 'supermassive' black holes in the universe than were previously thought<p>Five monster black holes that were previously hidden by dust and gas have been uncovered by astronomers.<p>The British-led discovery suggests there may be millions more "supermassive" …

WATCH: Mysterious Haze Found Over Ceres Bright Spots

A mysterious haze has been appearing in the crater of Ceres. This haze is being seemed to appear at certain time of the day. Some NASA instrument has …