The goal of the mission is to find out how the human body responds to a prolonged stay in space. Watch the launch, watch the arrival.
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Scientists believe a huge impact scar, hundreds of miles wide, came from an asteroid that broke in two moments before slamming into the central Australian outback.
New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and its moons on July 15, revealing their surface features for the first time! You’re invited to help choose names.
Awesome photos of the March 20 solar eclipse, by EarthSky Facebook and G+ friends lucky enough to see it, and kind enough to share their pics.
Spacecraft spies two strange phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: An unexplained high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.
A 480-million-year-old fossil of a gigantic sea creature is giving paleontologists insights into the ancestors of modern-day arthropods such as lobsters and scorpions.
A global effort to create a consolidated inventory of all existing sea life announced the results of eight years of work.
A stack of four identical spacecraft will study Earth’s magnetosphere – the comet-shaped magnetic shield that protects us from “space weather.” Watch the launch.
This is Frankie, a German shepherd mix. He can sniff out thyroid cancer in patients’ urine samples with 88% accuracy, according to a new study.