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Japan's HTV-3 moments before lift off with nearly five tons of ISS supplies and new research gear. Photo Credit/NASA TV

The winning experiments of YouTube’s Space Lab student contest  hurtled into orbit late Friday, bound for the International Space Station and the opportunity to...

Images from the Cassini mission show river networks draining into lakes in Titan's north polar region. Credit: NASA/JPL/USGS via MIT

Titan, a moon of Saturn, has been found to be an active mini-world of geological processes. But seeing those phenomena has been blocked by Titan’s thick, methane- and nitrogen-rich atmosphere.

Thanks to the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft mission supported by NASA...

An artist's rendering of the proposed Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. The 8.4-meter LSST will use a special three-mirror design, creating an exceptionally wide field of view and will have the ability to survey the entire sky in only three nights.Credit: LSST Corporation

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project is moving to the final design stage.

To be located in Chile, the LSST is a proposed 8-...

Soyuz crew transport delivers NASA's Sunita Williams, Japan's Akihiko Hoshide and Russia's Yuri Malenchenko. Photo credit/NASA photo


The International Space Station resumed six crew operations early Tuesday with the arrival of the 31 Soyuz mission spacecraft delivering U. S., Japanese and Russian astronauts.

The two spacecraft docked at 12:51 a....

As large as a small car, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory is equipped with a nuclear power source and designed to study the Martian environment for two years. Image credit/NASA image

 NASA’s $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory mission, a two year effort to determine whether the neighboring planet hosts, or once hosted, environmental conditions suitable for some form of life, represents...


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