As of today, astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time in space than any other American.
By Andrew Wagner
Get up close and personal with the S.S. John Glenn as it heads for the International Space Station.
NASA reveals compelling evidence for hydrothermal vents on Saturn's moon Enceladus.
Some big changes could be in store for American space exploration under President Trump and the Republican Congress. Sending more humans to the moon, as well as a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa seem to be part of a plan…
By Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith and Joshua Barajas
We’re taking a break from politics to look at these five important stories that were overrun by last week’s news cycle.
By Andrew Wagner and Nsikan Akpan
While the 2017 NASA Authorization Act reaffirms commitments to the International Space Station and deep space missions, certain elements -- or the lack thereof -- have caused concern among some scientists, including space baron Elon Musk…
By Nsikan Akpan
The White House’s budget proposal for 2018, released Thursday, seeks cuts in science and health agencies across the board. Yet, some budgetary wallets will be lightened more than others.
By PBS NewsHour
Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf is disappearing section by section. A fast-growing rift, one of the largest ever seen, is now teetering on the edge of breaking away from the glacier. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores how scientists have tracked the…
By PBS NewsHour
Is there renewed focus inside the Trump administration, NASA and the private sector to revive travel to the moon? There are signs, like a single reference in President Trump's address to Congress, that seem to suggest that a space journey…
By Alison Thoet
Five women pioneers of NASA are becoming Lego characters. Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton, mathematician Katherine Johnson, astronomer Nancy Grace Roman and astronauts Sally Ride, the first woman in space, and Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, are…
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