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AI Could Help the Europa Clipper Mission Make New Discoveries!

A team of NASA scientists recently developed a series of machine learning algorithms that could help the Europa Clipper find…

2 days ago

When it Comes to Gamma Radiation, the Moon is Actually Brighter Than the Sun

The eerie, hellish glow coming from the Moon may seem unreal in this image, since it's invisible to our eyes.…

6 days ago

There May be Thick Ice Deposits on the Moon and Mercury

According to a new analysis of LRO and MESSENGER data, the ice deposits on the Moon and Mercury could be…

2 weeks ago

Chris Kraft, Legendary NASA Flight Director, Dies at 95

The man known as the ‘father of flight control’ – Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.  – has died at the age…

1 month ago

NASA is Building Robots That Can Climb Rock and Ice Cliffs

Engineers at NASA JPL are busy developing next-generation robotic missions that will allow astronauts to explore harder-to-reach places in the…

1 month ago

Two NASA Heads Demoted, Possibly as Part of a Shake-Up to Get Back to the Moon.

NASA is experiencing a shake-up, as evidenced by the recent announcement that two longtime program leaders have been demoted.

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NASA has Figured Out How to Extend the Lives of the Voyagers Even Longer

Voyagers 1 and 2 have the distinction of being in space for 42 years and still operating. And even though…

1 month ago

Is NASA Sacrificing Sending Astronauts to Mars in Order to Get to the Moon Sooner?

By prioritizing speed over sustainability, the current US administration may be sacrificing NASA's long-term goals of establishing a presence on…

2 months ago

Orion Capsule Passes Key Launch Abort Test. Next Stop: The Moon!

NASA recently conducted their second test of the Orion's Abort Launch System (ALS), bringing them one step closer to returning…

2 months ago

The Planet-Hunting TESS Discovers Its Smallest Exoplanet to Date

TESS recently discovered a three-planet system orbiting a red dwarf star 35 light years away, increasing the number of rocky…

2 months ago