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Watch footage of a spacecraft fly over the surface of Saturn's moon Titan

With the Cassini-Huygens mission set to wrap up in September, NASA has released some footage from the probe's fly-by of Saturn's moon Titan.

NASA to explore metal asteroid believed to be the core of a long-destroyed planet

Though Mars gets a lot of the attention, there are still a ton of fascinating missions just begging for a green light in the rest of our solar system — and here’s the shiniest one of all.

NASA sizzle reel shows everything we have to look forward to in 2017

It goes without saying that 2016 hasn’t been the greatest year, claiming artists and actors that will leave us reeling well after the calendar flips. But 2017 brings a fresh start— and as NASA points out — some very exciting space projects.

Judge rules Illinois woman legal owner of Apollo 11 moon rock bag

An important artifact from the Apollo days was the source of a NASA legal dispute now settled.

Image of the Day: Spectacular close-up look at Saturn's moon, Pandora

Here's a strange and striking look at one of Saturn's tiniest moons courtesy of NASA's Cassini

NASA scientist warns we're woefully unprepared for an extinction-level asteroid strike
Dec 15, 2016

We have something new to add to your list of things that aren’t really surprising, but are still utterly terrifying.

NASA wants SpaceX to prove it can land on Mars before the space agency sends its tech
Dec 15, 2016

NASA is working with SpaceX to piggyback some technology and equipment on the company’s early trips to Mars, but the space agency will not be hitching a ride on the first mission.

SpaceX has delayed the first crewed flight of its Dragon spacecraft
Dec 13, 2016

SpaceX was on track to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in late 2017 with its Dragon capsule, then a rocket mysteriously blew up on the launchpad. So the company is officially delaying manned flights until 2018.

Image(s) of the Day: Ring-brushing Saturn pics from NASA's Cassini probe
Dec 8, 2016

Here's a dazzling new series of images direct from a close call with Saturn's rings.

NASA is building a $127 million space robot to repair and refuel satellites
Dec 7, 2016

Once NASA gets its super-expensive tech up into space, it’s not easy to repair it. Especially when it’s not something with a human operator nearby (i.e. a satellite). But now, the U.S. space agency is building its own robo geek squad. 

NASA will give you $30,000 to figure out what to do with astronaut poop
Nov 28, 2016

We can put a man on the moon, but the greatest minds at NASA still can’t figure out what to do with astronaut poop.

Image(s) of the Day: Sublime new Ceres shots from NASA's Dawn probe
Nov 22, 2016

Check out these amazing hi-res images of the asteroid belt's dwarf planet, Ceres.