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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:46:00 EDTThe NASA probe has begun its series of 22 dives between Saturn’s innermost rings and the planet itself. Cassini guidance and control engineer Joan Stupik explains the risks of these daring orbits and what knowledge scientists hope to gain.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:14:00 EDTA ”universal mechanism” has been proposed by Durham University in the United Kingdom scientists to explain how the eruptions occur on the sun. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center highlights their work.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:44:00 EDTCarl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" is making a comeback this week to kick off a five-day science marathon on Twitch.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:40:00 EDTMars enjoyed about 400 million years of relative peace between two giant-impact epochs long ago, a new study suggests.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:39:00 EDTThe scientists who choose where to point Hubble's telescope are turning to computer automation to help them sift through proposals, more than 1,000 each year.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:30:00 EDTThe U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Wednesday morning (April 26) in a successful test, military officials said.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:23:00 EDTRecent observations that a tiny object in our solar system is a likely dwarf planet has some planetary scientists grumbling again about Pluto's demotion to that status.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:00:00 EDTGiant eruptions of material and smaller jets from the sun's surface are closer cousins than anyone thought.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:30:00 EDTAs Cassini wraps up its 13-year mission in Saturn's system, scientists are preparing for the spacecraft's final burst of observations in the never-before-explored region between the planet and its inner rings.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:39:00 EDTNASA's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitsonisn't finished making firsts in space. And today, Whitson will make the first ultra-high-definition live video from the International Spaec Station and you can watch it live.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:15:00 EDTToday, Google is honoring NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn with an adorable Google Doodle featuring the spacecraft swooping between the planet and its rings.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:30:00 EDTThe House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a full committee hearing today on the search for life beyond Earth. The hearing began at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) and you can watch it here, courtesy of the House.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:09:00 EDTThe intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on April 26, 2017.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDTLady Liberty watches as the full Egg Moon rises over New York City.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:51:00 EDTComets 46P/Wirtanen, 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova and 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will make close passes. Find out when, how far and what we hope to learn about them in the latest installment of Science@NASA.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:14:00 EDTThere's no turning back now. The Cassini probe's most recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan puts the spacecraft on a path to crash into the ringed planet.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:01:00 EDTA new educational tabletop astronomy game has soared past its crowdfunding goal, and it should be available to purchase this October.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:01:00 EDTAfter 13 years of orbiting Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will take a suicidal plunge into the planet on Sept. 15, 2017.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDTRunning low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final (and most daring) phase of its epic mission to Saturn.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDTA look at some of the most promising concepts researchers are developing to remove space junk from Earth orbit.