NASA is setting its sights on a much deeper look at Jupiter’s moon, Europa, and the mysterious -- potentially life-supporting -- ocean hidden beneath its icy crust.
By Nsikan Akpan, Laura Santhanam
The White House’s full budget request for 2018 seeks sharp cuts to cancer research, climate science and children’s health insurance.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump met with members of the U.N. Security Council at the White House, where he warned them that the situation in North Korea is "unacceptable" and stressed that they may need to take firm,…
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, 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, 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 PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, a senior official with the president's National Security Council said the White House is evaluating whether the longstanding U.S. goal of a world without nuclear weapons remains "realistic." Also, Northern Ireland marked the death of…
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