Congressman. Museum owner. Climate change denier. These are some of the words used to describe Jim Bridenstine, who was confirmed Thursday as the 13th NASA administrator.
By Jason Steffen, The Conversation
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will monitor more than 200,000 stars to discover thousands of exoplanets, ranging from Earth-sized to gas giants.
Though chances of a human collision are low, here's what to do if the Tiangong-1 lands near you -- and how you'd sue for damages.
By Lee Billings, Scientific American
On Tuesday, NASA officials revealed James Webb Space Telescope’s launch date has slipped from spring of 2019 to approximately May 2020 — a delay that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
By Hannah Grabenstein
These days, it’s hard to stop politics from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now…
By Travis Daub, Nsikan Akpan
If cloudy skies are blocking your view or you can’t manage to roll out of bed for an early morning viewing, we’ve got you covered. Watch the first super blue blood moon to appear over the U.S. in more than…
Scientists worry that the extreme weather events seen in 2017 will only get worse as the planet heats up.
By Michael D. Regan
Young was a vanguard of NASA's space program in a career that spanned more than four decades during which he walked on the moon, commanded the first space shuttle flight and became the only astronaut to enter space as part…
A year in space isn’t for the faint of heart. Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, author of a new book, “Endurance,” sits down with science correspondent Miles O’Brien to discuss the physical effects of a long space mission and what…
When astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after a year floating about the International Space Station, he was noticeably different from his identical twin, Mark Kelly.
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