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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:30:00 ESTVirgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo suborbital spacecraft, the VSS Unity, made its first glide test flight over California's Mojave Desert on Dec. 3, 2016.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 ESTThe space tourism company Virgin Galactic performed its first glide flight test of the VSS Unity on Dec. 3, 2016. Here are the photos from the spaceship's run-up to its first solo flight.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:04:00 ESTTeamIndus, an Indian team competing in the Google Lunar X Prize, announced Dec. 1 it has a launch contract for its lunar lander mission with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 07:29:00 ESTLook for a waxing crescent moon passing the diminishing Red Planet during the evenings of Dec. 4 and 5.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:13:00 ESTLong-time military contractor United Launch Alliance shows off a new, customer-friendly face.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:50:00 ESTThe 22-nation European Space Agency forced its science program to lay an offering at the alter of the agency’s struggling ExoMars mission with Russia, allowing a European rover to be launched in 2020 to complement the Mars orbiter already in service.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:22:00 ESTWhile it seems Saturn's rings eclipse the tiny, icy Mimas, scientists expect the actual mass of the rings may be close to or even less than that of Saturn's miniscule moon.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:17:00 ESTDonn Eisele became the 30th person to orbit the Earth as a member of NASA's first crew to launch onboard an Apollo spacecraft in 1968. Eisele died in 1987 without written about his Apollo 7 mission, or so everyone thought.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:26:00 ESTNASA launched a celebration of the Langley Research Center's 100th anniversary yesterday (Dec. 1) with an educational panel on the upcoming movie "Hidden Figures" and the real-life Langley employees it depicts, answering student questions about their life
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:23:00 ESTTwo leading members of the House Science Committee called on NASA Nov. 29 to provide more details about a recent report from a science group that appeared to endorse the agency's controversial Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM).
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:00:00 ESTThe transition team for President-elect Donald Trump has named a congressional staffer and former NASA official to the "landing team" overseeing transition planning for the space agency.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:11:00 ESTVenus and the crescent moon will get together in the sky Saturday evening (Dec. 3), making for an eye-catching sight.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00:00 ESTAnnalea Beattie talks about life and work inside the habitat in the Utah Desert that she and her fellow Mars 160 crewmembers call home.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:50:00 ESTIn this edition of Mobile Stargazing, we'll look at Venus' properties using planetary apps, explain the motion of the planet through the sky, and provide some tips for observing and photographing the "Evening Star."
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:36:00 ESTApollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin was medically evacuated from the South Pole and flown to New Zealand, where he is recovering. Aldrin has fluid in his lungs, "but is responding well to antibiotics," the tour operator that organized his trip said.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:21:00 ESTJennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in the new movie about 2 passengers who awake from hibernation 90 years too early on a spacecraft that is on a 120-year journey.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:40:00 ESTMaterial from the sun may have caused Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to flare up nearly 100 times brighter than average in some parts of the visual spectrum, new research reports.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:30:00 ESTThis photo from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter shows a region of Mars' southern lowlands named Adamas Labyrinthus.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:27:00 ESTLong-duration spaceflight seems to mess with astronauts' vision and researchers think that cerebrospinal fluid in a microgravity environment could be to blame.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 ESTThe six astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will be OK despite a Russian cargo ship's failure to make it to orbit Thursday (Dec. 1), NASA officials said.