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NASA’s Space Launch System moves toward development stage
NASA’s Space Launch System moves toward development stage

According to a NASA statement, the agency’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), has just passed an exacting review...

   
Citizen science project yields first grains of interstellar dust
Citizen science project yields first grains of interstellar dust

Citizen scientists sifting through data returned by NASA's Stardust spacecraft in 2006 have discovered seven tiny grains of a substance likely to be interstellar dust...

   
First mission to study atmospheric carbon dioxide begins sending data
First mission to study atmospheric carbon dioxide begins sending data

According to a NASA statement, the agency’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) has attained its final orbit and begun relaying data...

   
NASA and U.S. Navy ready for Orion test flight
NASA and U.S. Navy ready for Orion test flight

According to a NASA statement, the agency and the United States Navy have concluded a week of preparation for the first space flight test of the Orion crew vehicle...

   
NASA improves Curiosity app for rover’s second anniversary
NASA improves Curiosity app for rover’s second anniversary

According to a NASA statement, with the second anniversary of the Curiosity rover’s Martian stint, the agency is revamping its Spacecraft 3D app...

   
NASA’s ‘impossible’ engine creates controversy among scientists
NASA’s ‘impossible’ engine creates controversy among scientists

An engine without fuel that can carry astronauts to Mars in only a few weeks would revolutionize the field of space exploration and usher in a new era in the history of humanity’s extraterrestrial travels...

   
Astronauts prepare for space environment in underwater lab
Astronauts prepare for space environment in underwater lab

Four astronauts are training for life in space by spending nine days on the Aquarius Reef Base, an enclosed underwater laboratory off the coast of Key Largo, Florida...

   
NASA Opportunity rover now holds distance record for other worlds
NASA Opportunity rover now holds distance record for other worlds

On Sunday, July 27, NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover broke a distance record that had been previously held by the Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 2 rover. In 1973, the Lunokhod 2 rover traveled 24...

   
NASA offers 3D printable versions of Mars Gale Crater, spacecraft, among other designs
NASA offers 3D printable versions of Mars Gale Crater, spacecraft, among other designs

NASA has created 21 printable models of various space object and surfaces, among which include sides of the Moon’s surface and the asteroid Eros. After recently designing a 3D model of Eta Carinae Nebula, NASA took further strides to make other objects available for close-up studies...

   
Space Launch System rocket readied for major tests
Space Launch System rocket readied for major tests

According to a NASA statement, the space agency’s new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), is a major step closer to the testing phase...