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‘Star Trek’s’ Nichelle Nichols To Be A Passenger On NASA Mission

Nichelle Nichols also referred to as Lt. Uhara of the original “Star Trek” will be making her own voyage.

9 hours ago

The journey to finding another "Earth" is making progress as NASA's Kepler mission confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone around a sun-like star. (File photo of Earth. Nasa/Getty Images)

NASA Discovers Earth’s Bigger, Older Cousin

The journey to finding another “Earth” is making progress as NASA’s Kepler mission confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone around a sun-like star.

07/23/2015

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Pluto Picture Shows The Dwarf Planet Has A Big Heart

An image of Pluto taken by instruments on board NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft shows a light-colored feature on the surface that resembles a Valentine’s heart.

07/09/2015

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Scientists Living Under Dome On Hawaiian Volcano For 8 Months To Simulate Life On Mars Emerge From Isolation

Six scientists who were living under a dome on the slopes of a dormant Hawaii volcano for eight months to simulate life on Mars have emerged from isolation.

06/15/2015

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How To Watch The NASA New Horizons Pluto Flyby

NASA is offering a livestream from mission control as images and data from Pluto are transmitted to Earth by the New Horizons spacecraft.

06/14/2015

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Three Space Station Astronauts Return Safely To Earth

American Terry Virts, Italian Samantha Cristoforetti, and Russian Anton Shkaplerov landed in Kazakhstan after 199 days on the station.

06/11/2015

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Big Bird Actor: I Was Supposed To Be On Challenger Mission

In a new documentary, Carroll Spinney says he had been asked to join the ill-fated space shuttle crew but there was nowhere to stow the costume.

05/05/2015

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Italian Astronaut Brews, Sips First Fresh Espresso In Space

Samantha Cristoforetti fired up the specially designed espresso-maker and sipped from a zero-g cup.

05/04/2015

Satellite image of a white dwarf star. (Photo By Getty Images)

NASA: White Dwarf May Have Destroyed Planet

A team of astronomers found evidence that a white dwarf star may have destroyed a planet that came too close.

04/17/2015

This image released August 27, 2003 captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a close-up of the red planet Mars when it was just 34,648,840 miles away. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Report: Astronauts Could Land On Mars By 2039

NASA could send astronauts to Mars by 2039, a new report by The Planetary Society says.

04/06/2015

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