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Spectacular new NASA video spotlights epic exploding solar arc
Jeff Spry

Witness the epic fury of our turbulent star as it ejects a massive solar ribbon.

This remote controlled boomerang from NASA could be the first aircraft to fly on Mars
Trent Moore

Sure, NASA’s been sending rovers to cruise around on the surface of Mars for years, but the space agency is finally getting ready for something a bit more ambitious.

Watch SpaceX's latest Falcon 9 resupply mission to the ISS explode mid-flight
Trent Moore

SpaceX has been tasked with handling some of the space agency’s resupply missions to the International Space Station — and one just went haywire.

NASA is already trying to figure out where humans should set up a base on Mars
Trent Moore

It might be a couple decades until we actually put boots on the Red Planet, but NASA is hard at work trying to figure out where future astronauts should set up camp.

Image of the Day: Sensational new NASA shot of Saturn's moon Dione
Jeff Spry

Here's the latest image of Dione captured by the Cassini spacecraft.

Forget Father's Day cards - name a Mars crater after dad
Jeff Spry

Here's the ultimate geeky Father's Day gift straight from the Red Planet.

Image of the Day: Spectacular "Lost-In-Space" galaxy
Jeff Spry

Here's an intoxicating new cosmic image courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.

NASA: All systems go for exploratory mission to Europa
Trent Moore

 The minds at NASA have been working on an exploratory mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa for a while now, and the project has just taken a major step forward.

NASA is now uploading 4K, ultra HD video from the International Space Station
Trent Moore

 Space pr0n fans, take note: NASA is now uploading 4K, ultra HD footage that is about the closest thing you’ll get without literally being in space.

After 8 months of silence, ESA's Rosetta lander has finally woken up
Trent Moore

The ESA’s Rosetta mission had a bit of a bumpy landing, but eventually managed to settle down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Now it's finally back online.

Image of the Day: Bill Nye's LightSail space craft with solar sail unfurled
Trent Moore

One of the most intriguing space exploration projects in recent memory is currently flying around the Earth, and here’s a look at the LightSail solar sail craft in action.

Check out these somber new shots of the Soviets' stunted space shuttle program
Jeff Spry

Here are the crumbling remains of the Soviets' Buran shuttle program.

A high school kid just discovered a new planet
Trent Moore

What had you accomplished by the age of 15? Probably not as much as English high school student Tom Wagg.

Future astronauts could camp out on the moon in this high-tech, inflatable tent
Trent Moore

 Instead of trekking back to a landing module every few hours, future lunar astronauts could be spending the night in this cutting-edge tent.

Japan's space agency planning exploratory mission to Mars' two moons
Trent Moore

Japan is wanting to get in on the Mars action, but instead of aiming for the Red Planet, the country’s space agency is cooking up a mission to the moons.