7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold LifeFor the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery DelayedA navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.
NASA Aims To Measure Vital Snow Data From SatellitesInstrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows.
SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA's Historic Moon PadA SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.
NASA Completes Its "Space Poop Challenge"The “60-day Space Poop Challenge,” has come up with some inventive solutions for responding to nature’s call in zero gravity.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
DISD Hopes "Hidden Figures" Inspires StudentsThe film "Hidden Figures" has become a phenomenon across the nation, earning more than $100 million at the box office so far. But it could also serve to inspire the next crop of engineers in North Texas.
NASA Study In Hawaii Paving Way For Human Travel To MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
Gene Cernan, Last Astronaut On Moon, Dies At 82NASA announced that Cernan died Monday surrounded by his family. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs confirmed the death but had no immediately details.
Spacewalking Astronauts Upgrading Orbiting Lab's Power GridAstronauts are taking another spacewalk to plug in new and better batteries outside the International Space Station.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Battery Work Outside StationAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to hook up fancy new batteries on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.
Biden, Other Mourners Honor John Glenn In Memorial TributeThe nation's vice president and a retired Marine Corps general were among the dignitaries, family members and other mourners who choked up Saturday during a memorial tribute to the late space hero John Glenn.

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