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These are the clearest views of Saturn's moon Titan we've seen yet

Long live Cassini, which has delivered the clearest views of Saturn's moon, Titan, to date.<p>Six infrared images of Titan have been captured by the …

Astronomy

Right Stuff for Life Found on Small Saturn Moon

Data from a dead spacecraft suggest that this world may be the best place besides Earth for life as we know it.<p>On Saturn’s small moon Enceladus, perpetual fountains of alien seawater launch all sorts of curious stuff into space: water, salt, silica, and even simple carbon-containing compounds fly …

Astronomy

What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter

A special thanks to Kunio Sayanagi at Hampton University, for his help with this video.<p>The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That's why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon, Titan, and more.<p>But there are a few places in the solar system we will never …

Rare Sight of Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse: Pictures

Burma

100,000 Stars

The <b>Sun</b> is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is almost perfectly spherical and consists of hot plasma interwoven with magnetic …

Former Pentagon UFO official: 'We may not be alone'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Pentagon official who led a recently revealed government program to research potential UFOs said Monday evening that he believes there is evidence of alien life reaching Earth.<p>"My personal belief is that there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone," Luis Elizondo …

UFOs

2017 Was an Astounding Year for Space Images

From super moons to Saturn’s rings to distant galaxies.<p>One of the best ways to experience wonder in 2017 was to look up. In August, Eclipse Madness …

NASA is Uploading Hundreds of Historic Videos to YouTube

Peeks behind history.<p>NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, based out of Edwards Air Force Base, has been at the forefront of aeronautic research for decades. They've decided to open up their vaults and showcase some of that research on YouTube, where they've uploaded around 300 films of their …

ISS Tracker 3D - International Space Station - REAL TIME TRACKING

Visual SAT-Flare Tracker 3D - Online<p>Thank you for using Visual SAT-Flare Tracker Online<br>In this page you can track satellites in real time, predict …

Astronaut Bio: Ronald E. McNair 12/03

<b>PERSONAL DATA:</b> Born October 21, 1950, in Lake City, South Carolina. Died January 28, 1986. He is survived by his wife Cheryl, and two children. He …

McNair, Ronald E. (1950-1986) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Image Courtesy of the National<p>Aeronautics and Space Administration<p>(NASA)<p>Ronald Erwin McNair was a physicist and one of the first African American …

Community honors Ronald E. McNair’s legacy at annual vigil

LAKE CITY, S.C. -- For three decades a candlelight vigil has commemorated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster that claimed the life of seven …

Saturn's rings could contain millions of 'moonlets', new Nasa images reveal

Images from the Cassini spacecraft are most detailed ever taken, and include previously unseen features within the rings<p>Nasa has released spectacular images of Saturn’s rings, revealing that the rings may be home to millions of orbiting “moonlets”.<p>The images from the Cassini spacecraft resolve …

Before photographs, these amazing illustrations showed us what deep space looks like

Meet Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, the French dilettante artist who gave us Jupiter<p>In the 19th century, science was still an amateur’s game. Any …

John Glenn wrote Jeff Bezos a letter that he received the day the astronaut died

The night pioneering astronaut John Glenn died, Jeff Bezos received a message from him.<p>Smithsonian Magazine was honoring Bezos, founder of aerospace company Blue Origin, at the American Ingenuity Awardson December 8.<p>Glenn was supposed to attend, but because of his declining health in the last month …

This 3-minute animation will change the way you see the universe

Carl Sagan told us that there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on all of the Earth's beaches. At the same time, there are more H 2 O molecules in just 10 drops of water than there are stars.<p>Ranging from the unimaginably small to the unimaginably big, the scale of the …

Pluto is likely home to an ocean deep beneath its surface

Watch out for the supermoon that will set a 68-year record

Clear skies permitting, sky-gazers will be treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon<p>If you’re below retirement age, you’ll never have seen it so big or so bright. Amid all the political seismic shocks, the universe is throwing in a stunning natural phenomenon this week, with the appearance of the …

Astronomy

Europe must find another Rosetta

<b>It was the strangest of atmospheres. Quite sombre, actually. Akin almost to a wake.</b><p>Controllers had waited in silence for a radio signal to drop off their screens. It did so, abruptly, indicating that the billion-euro Rosetta mission had finally come to an end.<p>Seven hundred and twenty million km …

The Week in Review: Elon Musk’s Mars Mission

Entrepreneur Elon Musk revealed his aim to colonize Mars this week. The SpaceX founder and Tesla chief executive told a crowd at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico that his space transport company SpaceX hoped to have humans living on Mars as early as 2022.<p>Musk …

Mercury retrograde, explained WITHOUT astrology

Watch the Cosmic Evolution of the Universe in This Stunning Short Film

In <i>Infinitude</i>, abstract, geometrical shapes condense into stars, which explode into supernovae, sending an asteroid careening through space towards a …

Earth-sized planet around nearby star is astronomy dream come true

Planet orbiting Proxima Centauri is likely to be the focus of future interstellar voyages.<p>Proxima Centauri, the star closest to the Sun, has an …

NASA's Mars Recruitment Posters Will Convince You to Go Die in Space

Okay, poster. You make a compelling argument—sign us up!<p>True, there will be obstacles: For one, the Martian corps that these recruitment posters from …

UFO escorted by Jet Fighters over US military base in TURKEY !!! June 2016

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Reveals How Schools Can Improve Their Science Teaching

"At no time are you actually trained how to think, how to analyze."<p>If anyone knows how to make science more fun and engaging, it's astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.<p>In a recent conversation with The Huffington Post's Impact & Innovation managing editor, David Freeman, Tyson addressed a question …

NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigue

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's yearlong spaceman still is nursing sore feet, stiff legs and fatigue, even after nearly three months back on Earth.<p>…