NASA: Legendary Astronaut, Moonwalker John Young Dies At 87Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.
First NASA Astronaut To Fly Untethered In Space, Dies At 80Bruce McCandless was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth.
VIDEO: Astronaut Tweets Time-Lapse Of Lightning Strikes From SpaceAlso, astronauts got a mouth-watering haul with Tuesday's Earth-to-space delivery — pizza and ice cream.
Virgin Galactic Plans 'Big Move' In 2018 To Prepare For Commercial FlightsA top official with Virgin Galactic said that the company is planning to move more operations to New Mexico next year as it prepares for commercial flights.
NASA Space Psychology Subjects End 8 Months Of IsolationAfter spending eight months living in isolation on a remote Hawaiian volcano, six NASA research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization.
US In Rare Bull's-Eye For Total Solar Eclipse On Aug. 21The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21, turning day into night for a few wondrous minutes, its path crossing the U.S. from sea to shining sea for the first time in nearly a century.
Plano Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Computer Circuits OverseasProsecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he smuggled circuits abroad for use by space programs in China and Russia.
NASA Is Hiring A Planetary Protection Officer To Protect Earth From AliensNASA is looking to hire a Planetary Protection Officer who would protect Earth from possible alien contamination.
Scientists Teleport Particle Into Space, Marking Major BreakthroughFor the first time ever, scientists have successfully teleported an object into space.
First Total Solar Eclipse To Sweep U.S. In 99 YearsTotal solar eclipses occur every one to three years, often in the middle of nowhere. What makes this one so special -- at least for Americans -- is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
NASA Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have LifeNASA said that its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside of our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them.
NASA Picks 12 New Astronauts From 18,300 ApplicantsNASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever. More than 18,300 people threw their hats into the space ring. That's more than double the previous record.

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