“Winking” star 550 light-years away may be devouring wrecked planets
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“Winking” star 550 light-years away may be devouring wrecked planets

A team of U.S. astronomers including UCLA’s Benjamin Zuckerman has found evidence suggesting that the…

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NASA Tests 3-D Printed Rocket Part to Reduce Future SLS Engine Costs
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NASA Tests 3-D Printed Rocket Part to Reduce Future SLS Engine Costs

Engineers successfully hot-fire tested an RS-25 rocket engine with a large 3-D printed part for…

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Prototype Space Sensors Take Test Ride on NASA ER-2
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Prototype Space Sensors Take Test Ride on NASA ER-2

Scientists recently completed test flights with prototypes of potential satellite sensors over the Western United…

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NASA Invests in Concept Development for Missions to Comet, Saturn Moon Titan
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NASA Invests in Concept Development for Missions to Comet, Saturn Moon Titan

NASA has selected two finalist concepts for a robotic mission planned to launch in the…

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Bridging the Gap: NASA Studies the Human Body in Space for One Year to Extrapolate for Missions to Mars
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A New Twist in the Dark Matter Tale
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A New Twist in the Dark Matter Tale

An innovative interpretation of X-ray data from a cluster of galaxies could help scientists fulfill…

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The Birth of Massive Stars Around an Unlikely Galaxy
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The Birth of Massive Stars Around an Unlikely Galaxy

Using the Gemini South telescope, researchers extracted spectra from extremely faint optical sources which they…

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Orion Parachute Tests Prove Out Complex System for Human Deep Space Missions
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Orion Parachute Tests Prove Out Complex System for Human Deep Space Missions

When NASA’s Orion spacecraft hurtles toward Earth’s surface during its return from deep-space missions, the…

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Habitable planets could exist around pulsars
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Habitable planets could exist around pulsars

It is theoretically possible that habitable planets exist around pulsars – spinning neutron stars that…

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Three New Crew Members on Voyage to International Space Station
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Three New Crew Members on Voyage to International Space Station

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to…

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