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NASA to Reveal the First Ever Image of a Black Hole

Scientists are set to reveal a photograph of a supermassive black hole that's millions, perhaps even billions, of times more massive than the sun for the first time ever.

NASA Discovers Two New Planets

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) discovered two distant planets this week five months after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, officials said on Thursday.

Yusaku Maezawa, SpaceX’s First Moon Traveler

A Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023.

NASA's Public CO2 Challenge

NASA has launched a CO2 Conversion Challenge that asks the public to find ways to turn carbon dioxide into compounds that would be useful on Mars, where the substance is plentiful.

NASA To Blast Off First Spacecraft To Explore Sun

The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun is poised to blast off Saturday in order to unlock the mysteries of the center of the solar system.

NASA Releases Jupiter Magnificent New Image

NASA has released pictures of Jupiter that was taken when the Juno spacecraft passed by at 6.23am yesterday morning.

ESA and NASA to Bring Samples of Martian Soil to Earth

The European Space Agency (ESA) and The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have signed a statement of intent to explore concepts for missions to bring samples of martian soil to Earth.

Iranian Engineer Creates Cooling System For Travel to Mars

An Iranian mechanical engineer in Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts State, Jamal Yaghoubi, has designed a new electric cooling system which is NASA’s serious planning to send astronauts to the Mars.

Researchers Develop "Happy Suit" for Astronauts

An Iranian researcher in accompany with researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a "happy suit" in order to protect astronauts from the psychologically harrowing effects of space travel.

Asteroid May Help Explain How Life Started on Earth

Director of the NSF-NASA Center for Chemical Evolution at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Nicholas Hud, has stated that finding molecules in asteroids provides the strongest evidence that such compounds were present on the Earth before life formed.

NASA’s Gold Instrument Powers On For the First Time

After launching on Jan. 28, 7:23 p.m. EST, NASA's Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk, or GOLD, mission powered on the GOLD instrument for the first time.

NASA Tests Its 430,000mph Probe that Will 'Touch the Sun'

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland has begun testing its new probe that will 'touch the sun', when it launches into space this summer.

2017, One of the Earth's Top 3 Hottest Years on Record

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, the UK Met Office, and other groups that monitor the planet's thermostat, announced 2017 as the second-warmest year since reliable record-keeping began in 1880, trailing only 2016.

Einstein Was Right, Sun Is Losing Mass

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Maryland and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center have demonstrated that the aging sun is behaving according to Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.

NASA to Demonstrate X-ray Navigation in Space

A team of NASA engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space which could revolutionize NASA’s ability in the future to pilot robotic spacecraft to the far reaches of the solar system and beyond.

Ozone Layer Closing Up Because Humans Did Something about It

A new NASA study based on data from the Aura satellite confirms the success, so far, through measuring the chemicals that caused the hole in the first place.

NASA Astronaut Made First Untethered Space Flight, Dies at 80

Bruce McCandless II, a NASA astronaut who was captured in a stunning photograph in 1984 as he made the first untethered flight in space, has died aged 80.

NASA to Announce Big Alien-Planet News

NASA will unveil its exoplanet discovery in a news conference.

December’s 'Full Cold Moon'

The December Full Moon is often referred to as the Full Cold Moon or Moon of the Long Nights Moon.

JPSS-1, the Next-Generation of Weather Satellite

NASA has launched a next-generation satellite into space to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts.

Researchers Studying Quakes in Space

Researchers believe that Earth is not the only planet that quakes occasionally, tremendous and prolonged quakes are happening in moon as well.

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NASA Releases Hubble’s Messier Catalog / In Photos

NASA has released a gallery of breathtaking images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, showcasing celestial objects contained in the Messier catalog. The Messier collection was initially compiled by renowned French astronomer Charles Messier, using his own observations and those of his associates to help fellow 18th century astronomers differentiate wandering comets from more distant, static objects, such as nebulae, New Atlas reports. The catalog contains a variety of some of the most famous astronomical objects known to adorn the night sky, from active star formation regions, such as the Orion Nebula, to the Andromeda galaxy, which will merge with our own Milky Way in roughly four billion years.

An Emotional End to an Important Mission

NASA’s Cassini Probe End Its 20-Year Journey

The vehicle’s signal of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft which has been sent into Saturn’s upper atmosphere, was lost, indicating it had broken apart irrevocably during its rapid descent toward the planet.

A Record-Shattering NASA Astronaut Returned to Earth

Peggy Whitson, a record-shattering NASA astronaut, touched down in Kazakhstan at 9:21 p.m. EDT alongside a fellow American and a Russian in their Soyuz capsule, wrapping up a record-breaking mission.

Indian Teen Designs the World’s Lightest Satellite

An 18 year old student from Pallapatti in Karur district in Tamil Nadu, Rifath Sharook, has designed the world’s lightest satellite which NASA will send into space.

Living 60,000 Year Old Microorganism Found Trapped Inside Crystals

NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms which have been trapped and living inside crystals for up to 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.

Images of Carbon Dioxide Emission Released by NASA

NASA captures and maps the carbon dioxide emission from space captured by NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 or OCO-2 satellite.

NASA Receives Latest Data on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent the final bits of data from its flyby of Pluto.

Earth, a Desert Compared to the Rest of the Solar System

Our planet, Earth is practically a desert compared to the rest of the solar system.

Earth's CO2 Permanently Crosses 400ppm Threshold

The CO2 levels in Earth's atmosphere crossed the symbolic 400 parts per million threshold this September - possibly forever.

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