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NASA’s proposed asteroid identification and redirect mission proposal was elevated to “Grand Challenge” status in Washington on Tuesday by the Obama Administration.

Artist's illustration of asteroid threat. Image Credit/NASA

The featured theme of President Obama’s proposed 2014 NASA budget is now on par with John Kennedy’s call to reach the moon with...


U.S. Astronauts explore an asteroid in this NASA illustration.


NASA has chosen four men and four women, most of them with military aviation in their wide ranging professional backgrounds, to help define the nation’s post-space shuttle era.

They report to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in August to prepare for future missions that could send them on...

Pluto bound - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. Credit: NASA/APL

Launched in January 2006, the NASA New Horizons mission to distant Pluto is on target to whisk by that faraway world in July 2015.

New news from the New Horizons team: Unless significant new hazards are found, the spacecraft is set to stay on its original course past Pluto and its moons.

That’s the call of...

Sunday marks an important anniversary in the annals of human spaceflight.

Valentina Tereshkova Photo Credit/NASA Goddard


On June 16, 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to fly in space.

Now 77, Tereshkova circled the Earth 48 times flying solo over three days in...


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