July 3, 2009
The International Space Station(ISS) is about to make a remarkable series of flybys over the United States. Beginning this 4th of July weekend, the station will appear once, twice, and sometimes three times a day for many days in a row.
June 26, 2009
Astronautsare looking forward to an unprecedented view of the cosmos when the largest window ever built for space is installed on the International Space Station.
June 19, 2009
In the aftermath of a recent, deadly earthquake, the NASA-led SERVIR program orchestrated use of satellite data to show Honduran disaster officials where help was needed most.
June 17, 2009
Where have all the sunspots gone? Scientists studying a jet stream deep inside the sun may have found the answer.
June 15, 2009
With NASA poised to launch the world's most famous treadmill (COLBERT) to the International Space Station, an astronaut describes what it's like to run in space where sweat floats and there is no gravity to hold your feet to the ground.
June 9, 2009
Just when you thought it was safe to check your email, the Mars Hoax is back!
June 3, 2009
Researchers are about to subject a fake astronaut complete with blood cells and simulated human tissue to an artificial solar flare. How the unlucky volunteer emerges from the radiation storm will reveal for the first time how much of a threat severe solar flares pose to Astronautsen route to The Moonand Mars.
May 29, 2009
An international panel of experts has issued a new prediction for the solar cycle which takes into account the surprisingly deep solar minimum of 2008-2009. Read today's story to find out when they think solar maximum will return.
May 28, 2009
NASA's Aqua satellite has detected a red glow coming from phytoplankton in Earth's oceans. This unique signal allows researchers to monitor the health of ocean plants in a new and telling way.
May 27, 2009
The Phantom Torso is back on Earth and he has quite a story to tell about the perils of space radiation.