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Two NASA astronauts are preparing for the final spacewalks to upgrade power systems on the space station.
Spacewalk Preps, Satellite Deployment During Bone and Heart Research
Testing teams seized the unique opportunity to perform a critical software and electrical analysis on the entire observatory.
James Webb Space Telescope Completes Comprehensive Systems Test
With the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have discovered two highly unusual brown dwarfs.
Two Bizarre Brown Dwarfs Found With Citizen Scientists' Help
The Hubble image shows NGC 7513, a barred spiral galaxy. Located approximately 60 million light-years away.
Hubble Sees Sculpted Galaxy
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe was at the right place at the right time to capture a unique view of comet NEOWISE.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe Spies Comet NEOWISE
Team with NASA to send off the Perseverance rover to Mars – from the convenience of your own home.
Join NASA for the Launch of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean have elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon.
Conditions Ripe for Active Amazon Fire, Atlantic Hurricane Seasons
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has been attached to the rocket that will send it to the Red Planet this summer.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Attached to Atlas V Rocket
Russia’s Progress 74 (74P) cargo craft departed the International Space Station leaving four spaceships parked at the orbital lab.
Russian Cargo Ship Leaves; Crew Tests Dragon's Comfort Factors
A proposed mission called VERITAS seeks to transform our understanding of Venus.
VERITAS: Exploring the Deep Truths of Venus
A comet visiting from the most distant parts of our solar system is putting on a spectacular nighttime display.
Comet NEOWISE Slides by Sun, Provides Treat for Observers
Technicians recently finished applying more than 180 blocks of ablative material to the heat shield for the Orion spacecraft.
Heat Shield Milestone for First Crewed Orion Mission