The sixties, like today, were a turbulent time. America was divided over the war with Vietnam, the Civil Rights ...

Amy Thompson at 10:15 AM Jan 30 2017

Some day soon, private companies are expected to take over the task of carrying astronauts to and from the Internatio...

Sarah Fecht at 10:50 AM Jan 27 2017

After a 10-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sped past Pluto for just a few short hours in July 2015. It ...

Sarah Fecht at 09:54 AM Jan 25 2017

This picture of a landing gear assembly on a lab test rig shows how big it is; the foot pad's diameter is easily ...

Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer at 09:54 AM Jan 25 2017

This team from Israel was the first to book its ticket to the moon. Instead of rolling like a rover, this dishwasher-...

Sarah Fecht at 09:44 AM Jan 25 2017

It's official: SpaceX is not going to meet its 2017 deadline to carry its first astronauts into space. The first ...

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An x-ray pulsar forms when a dense neutron star's strong gravitational field allows it to suck in matter from the ...

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