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We Could Have Reached Mars in the '70s. Here's Why We Didn't

A NASA scientist explains why it's only now worthwhile.<p>Between 1968 and 1972, 24 humans went and orbited the Moon. Of those Apollo astronauts, 12 of …

How do you scoop asteroid dirt? Lockheed Martin figured it out

One of the most amazing pieces of technology to emerge from Lockheed Martin's laboratories is a simple circular canister designed to hold nothing more than dirt, gravel and maybe some dust. It looks like a 1960s-era slide carousel on a projector, and the concept behind it was first tested in an …

Do Aliens Exist? Yes, The Universe Is Full Of Life, NASA Astronaut Says

A former NASA astronaut and commander aboard the International Space Station who has logged nearly 230 days in space says it's arrogant for humans to …

Planetary Habitability

Alien life -- did NASA find a 'Death Star' in a distant galaxy?

Did <b>NASA</b> discover an <b>alien megastructure star</b> more than 1,400 light years away? That's the intriguing question brought up by findings from its Kepler …

18,000 MPH Asteroid Almost Causes Mass Extinction and Nobody Saw it Coming

For the second time in a month, a giant asteroid just missed colliding with Earth and space science programs around the world were completely …

2016 September 11 - All the Water on Planet Earth

<b>All the Water on Planet Earth</b> <b><br>Illustration Credit & Copyright:</b> Jack Cook, Adam Nieman, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Howard Perlman,</b> …

Phew! Earth narrowly missed getting hit by an asteroid this week

Life as we know it almost came to an end Wednesday when an asteroid narrowly missed Earth as it whizzed by, but fortunately close only counts in …

This photo shows 13 F-22 Raptors squeezed into the NASA Langley Research Center hangar for Hurricane protection

13 F-22 Raptors and 9 other aircraft found a shelter in the NASA hangar at Langley. The image above was posted by the Commander of the 1st Fighter …