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Why is NASA still funneling $349 million into a mission cancelled years ago? Why is NASA still funneling $349 million into a mission cancelled years ago?

All the congressman who like to huff and puff about space exploration being a waste of money are going to have a field day with this one. NASA recently completed a $349M test tower that it will likely never use...

Public invited to propose names for Mercury craters Public invited to propose names for Mercury craters

In nearly four years of orbiting Mercury, NASA's MESSENGER orbiter has taken and sent back more than 250,000 images and mapped all of the planet's surface, including many geological formations...

Government throws money at NASA to explore more of the universe Government throws money at NASA to explore more of the universe

The Orion launch has stirred interest in the space program outside of internet science lovers. A $1.01T spending bill to fund the US government through September of 2015 includes $18B for the constantly threatened agency...

Medical technology helps NASA make safer spacesuits Medical technology helps NASA make safer spacesuits

NASA is partnering with Houston Methodist Hospital to utilize medical technology as a means of creating safer spacesuits for astronauts. The measure was prompted by the near-drowning of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano when his helmet flooded with water during a 2013 space walk...

Curiosity findings provide new evidence Mars could have hosted life Curiosity findings provide new evidence Mars could have hosted life

NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring the surface of Mars for nearly 28 months, has found geological and chemical evidence that the Red Planet could have hosted microbial life sometime between three-and-a-half and four billion years ago...

NASA’s New Horizons probe to take us to ‘a place we’ve never been before’ NASA’s New Horizons probe to take us to ‘a place we’ve never been before’

According to a NASA statement, at 9:53 p...

How will modern religion impact the future of space exploration? How will modern religion impact the future of space exploration?

It's no secret that religion can effect your views on science as a whole, and it turns out that further exploration of space is no exception. University of Dayton political science assistant professor Joshua Ambrosius

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover finds evidence of huge lake that could have support life NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover finds evidence of huge lake that could have support life

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover may have found evidence of a lake that filled a 96-mile-wide crater billions of years ago near its landing site. The Curiosity rover, which has been operating on the planet since 2012, found rocks that contained water-deposited sediments near the crater's center, boosting theories that Mars was once sustainable to microbial life much like Earth, according to

Dawn sends back first images of dwarf planet Ceres, which could hold water Dawn sends back first images of dwarf planet Ceres, which could hold water

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has taken  its first images of Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Launched in 2007, at a cost of $446 million, Dawn orbited the protoplanet Vesta, also  in the asteroid belt, for more than a year, before heading for Ceres, whose orbit it will enter in March 2015...

With Orion, NASA looks forward to ‘true exploration’ of deep space With Orion, NASA looks forward to ‘true exploration’ of deep space

“I don’t think you could find an astronaut who wouldn’t be excited to fly Orion,” said former space shuttle astronaut and current Orion contributor Rex Walheim in a