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  • Why NASA's New Horizons voyage to Pluto and beyond is so cosmic

    Why NASA's New Horizons voyage to Pluto and beyond is so cosmic
    People of Earth: Only rarely do you get the chance to explore a new world, so buckle up because the moment is approaching at a speed of 30,000 mph. That's how fast NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is hurtling toward its destination of tiny, distant Pluto....
  • How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe

    How the Hubble Space Telescope has changed our view of the universe
    Among the pillars and valleys of a nebula 20,000 light-years from Earth, a stellar nursery of glowing gas and dust nurtures thousands of baby stars. This cosmic fireworks display comes to Earth courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, which celebrates...
  • NASA releases picture of starry fireworks for Hubble's 25th anniversary

    NASA releases picture of starry fireworks for Hubble's 25th anniversary
    What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks? On Thursday — one day before the 25th anniversary of Hubble's launch — NASA released an image taken by the space telescope showing...
  • Students soar to new heights with NASA

    Students soar to new heights with NASA
    South Plantation High School students were flying high after taking first place at the 2015 NASA Florida Student Astronaut Challenge. A half-dozen students competed against 14 other teams at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, beating out...
  • Feliz cumpleaños 25, telescopio Hubble | FOTOS

    Feliz cumpleaños 25, telescopio Hubble | FOTOS
    WASHINGTON - En el anterior gran aniversario del telescopio Hubble hace cinco años se vaticinaba que a estas alturas ya estaría convertido en basura espacial, sin embargo, cuando cumple un cuarto de siglo, el ingenio funciona mejor que nunca. Tras la...
  • Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave

    Kennedy Space Center marks Earth Day with Story Musgrave
    Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday with special exhibits and an appearance by NASA astronaut Story Musgrave.  Festivities will begin with a ceremony at 9:45 a.m., followed by exhibitors and displays in the...
  • Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion

    Reports explain environmental impacts, cause of Antares rocket explosion
    Nearly six months after an Antares rocket exploded just after lift-off from Virginia's spaceport, a state environmental study is finally complete and a separate company-led investigation into the cause of the disaster is close to identifying an official...
  • NASA and NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson talk drag to students

    NASA and NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson talk drag to students
    NASA and NASCAR are both old hands in how to make drag work for them, whether it's hurtling through an atmosphere or around a racetrack. On Wednesday, NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and NASA aerospace engineer Jill Prince took to a live online...
  • New Horizons mission captures first color image of Pluto

    New Horizons mission captures first color image of Pluto
    A mission managed in Maryland that is speeding its way toward Pluto captured the first color image of the dwarf planet. The image shows the former planet glowing yellow, with its largest moon, Charon, also giving off yellowish light. Officials at NASA...
  • Innovations Fuel Mars mission

    With the launch of the Orion spacecraft on its first flight in December, NASA took a giant step toward the future of human space exploration. NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton contributed critical elements to the mission, including a launch...
  • Study scans 100,000 galaxies for signs of alien life

    Study scans 100,000 galaxies for signs of alien life
    A study published by Penn State scientists used NASA’s Wide-field Infared Survey Explorer (WISE) images to study galaxies for extraterrestrial life and came up empty, for now. The team was looking for mid-infrared wavelengths hoping that if a...