Portal origin URL: NASA Television Updates Broadcast Schedule for Cargo Resupply MissionPortal origin nid: 415031Published: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 16:01Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting no earlier than 10:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 15, for its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.Portal image: The Canadarm2 robotic arm prepares to release the SpaceX Dragon Commercial Resupply Services-6 cargo spacecraft from the ISSScience Categories: Earth
Are huge balls of charged gas launched from the sun steering these marine animals off course?
Life on Mars may have looked a lot like Tonga.
There will be a market for humanity's expansion beyond Earth orbit, industry experts said — but none of them can predict what form that market will take.
On Dec. 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Space Policy Directive 1, ordering NASA to return astronauts to the moon ahead of crewed missions to Mars and beyond. See the moment in photos here.
The Ursid meteor shower will peak in the early morning on Dec. 22, 2017, but it won’t be a very spectacular shooting-star show.
Portal origin URL: Spanning Disciplines in the Search for Life Beyond EarthPortal origin nid: 414999Published: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 11:30Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Following a gold rush of exoplanet discovery, the next step in the search for life is determining which of the known exoplanets are proper candidates for life — and for this, a cross-disciplinary approach is essential.Portal image: illustration of Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size planet discovered within a star’s habitable zoneScience Categories: Sun
A seasonally appropriate blizzard of stars fills this Hubble view of a cluster located 41,000 light-years from Earth. The image captures 150,000 glittering stars.
If it's clear outside on Wednesday night (Dec. 13) and Thursday morning (Dec. 14) before dawn, be sure to go outdoors. One of the year's top meteor showers, the Geminids, will peak, with rates as high as one or two meteors per minute at around 10 p.m.
Astronomers shouldn't throw around terms such as "Earth-like planet" and "habitable world" too freely, one researcher warns.
Three space travelers will depart from the International Space Station (ISS) tonight after a six-month stay aboard the orbiting laboratory.
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
Can objects be manipulated instantaneously from a distance?
Have you ever looked up at the night sky, scratching your head and wondering what planets and stars you're seeing? Or have you ever wanted to wish upon a shooting star, but don't know where to find one?
America's first woman in space will become only the second astronaut to be honored on a United States postage stamp. Sally Ride, who made history launching on board space shuttle Challenger in 1983, will be depicted on a 2018 U.S. Postal Service stamp.
Blue Origin took its new spaceship out for its first spin yesterday (Dec. 12), and you can watch the test flight's highlights in a dramatic new video.
Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin performed the first successful test flight of its next-gen New Shepard suborbital vehicle on Dec. 12, 2017. Check out photos from the mission here.
Star creation is messy and magnificent, and a new image from a powerful telescope camera reveals a cosmic hotbed of interstellar formations dazzling in vivid colors within the constellation Sagittarius.
Mark Hamill steals the show in a master turn by newly-minted STAR WARS auteur Rian Johnson.
The Tokyo-based company ispace has just raised $90 million to help make its moon-exploration dreams come true.