NASA has said it will no longer service the Hubble Space Telescope, which has been relaying spectacular images of celestial objects from its orbital vantage point for more than ten years.
Nearly two weeks after its arrival on Mars, the robotic rover Spirit rolled off its landing platform Thursday for its first trip onto Martian soil.
President Bush announced plans Wednesday to develop a new spacecraft to send humans back to the moon as early as 2015 and use it as a launching point for manned missions to Mars and beyond.
A study published Thursday in the journal Science found that farm-raised salmon contain significantly more cancer-causing pollutants than those caught in the wild.
The robotic explorer Spirit successfully landed on Mars Saturday night and immediately began transmitting images of its surroundings, a long-dried up lake bed where scientists are seeking evidence that life once existed on the red planet.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked new Bush administration changes to the Clean Air Act after numerous states and cities argued the new rules would harm the environment and public health.
The U.S. Senate Wednesday night passed an anti-spam bill by a 97-0 vote, though industry experts offer a more cautious assessment of the measure.
An independent board investigating the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia released its final report Tuesday morning.
President Bush announced Monday that his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency is Utah Governor Mike Leavitt, a Republican and an advocate of shifting environmental regulation to the states.
Scientists have identified a gene that plays a key role in whether prostate cancer spreads to other parts of the body or remains in the gland, where it is much less likely to cause harm, a study published Wednesday said.
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