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NASA hopes to soon launch an army of miniature satellites to the moon NASA hopes to soon launch an army of miniature satellites to the moon

Well, if NASA isn't looking toward the future, who will? Prior to the first test flight of NASA's Orion Space Capsule, NASA is already planning further missions for the next-generation rocket called the Space Launch System that is tasked with getting the Orion spacecraft off the surface...

NASA to develop 700-calorie breakfast bars for long trip to Mars NASA to develop 700-calorie breakfast bars for long trip to Mars

Move over, Nature Valley. NASA's moving into the breakfast bar game. The plan isn't, as some might speculate, a desperate attempt to raise money for a woefully underfunded space agency...

Elmo, NASA encourage kids to be the first generation to land on Mars Elmo, NASA encourage kids to be the first generation to land on Mars

The famous “Sesame Street” puppets can be viewed through online video with NASA as they share the launch of Orion on Dec. 4, 2014. The joining of the puppets and NASA is an attempt to educate today’s youth of space exploration, beginning with the Orion Exploration Flight Test-1...

Even astronauts on the ISS can expect turkey this Thanksgiving…sort of Even astronauts on the ISS can expect turkey this Thanksgiving…sort of

Though they will not enjoy a home-cooked meal, astronauts onboard the International Space Station will celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey and all the trimmings, outer space style...

NASA: Europa may hold alien life NASA: Europa may hold alien life

That sound you hear is millions of people changing their desktop backgrounds. NASA released a new high-definition image of Europa on November 21. The image was created using shots from the Galileo probe...

Watch the Antares rocket explosion from up close [VIDEO] Watch the Antares rocket explosion from up close [VIDEO]

It has been nearly a month since an Antares rocket headed for the International Space Station exploded shortly after takeoff. Now, we can see what actually happened that day as several launch videos have made their way to the web...

Study: Space travel causes higher heart rates and more fainting in women than men Study: Space travel causes higher heart rates and more fainting in women than men

Space travel has different health effects on men than it does on women, according to a recent study jointly conducted by NASA and by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)...

Asteroid Mining might be closer than we think Asteroid Mining might be closer than we think

Asteroid mining might seem like an idea out of a particularly hacky Michael Bay retread, but it's a lot closer to reality than you might think.Two companies are currently working on technology to mine near-Earth asteroids for their resources...

ESA joins forces with NASA in the quest to put a man on Mars ESA joins forces with NASA in the quest to put a man on Mars

The European Space Agency and French aerospace company Airbus have inked a deal that will allow them to assist in the building of NASA's newest spacecraft, the manned capsule Orion...

Study: Does one sex have a natural advantage in space flight? Study: Does one sex have a natural advantage in space flight?

NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) recently completed a comprehensive survey of the role that a person’s gender plays in how their body adapts to spaceflight...