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On This Day in Space! Aug. 4, 2007: Phoenix Mars Lander launched to Red Planet
On Aug. 4, 2007, NASA launched its Phoenix Mars Lander on a mission to touch down on Mars. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
NASA's Nancy Grace Roman space telescope will send the hunt for exoplanets in...
A new NASA space observatory could push planet-hunting forward at warp speed by gathering data up to 500 times faster than the venerable Hubble Space Telescope does.
'Space dad' jokes: NASA astronauts made prank calls after historic SpaceX spl...
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley returned from orbit with their senses of humor intact.
Trump hails SpaceX's 1st splashdown with NASA astronauts. Obama, too.
President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama hailed SpaceX's first splashdown of NASA astronauts on Sunday (Aug. 2)
Cosmic singer Grace Potter will rock a space-themed set tonight. Watch it li...
Singer-songwriter Grace Potter will perform a space-themed set of music donning a Star Trek-inspired costume.
Join astrophysicist Joe Pesce for an AMA about Mars, the cosmos (and more) in...
Here's your chance to have your astronomical questions answered by astrophysicist Joe Pesce in our Space.com Forums!
On Mars, massive ice sheets ? not rivers ? may have carved ancient valleys
Early Mars may not have been quite the warm, wet paradise scientists have hoped for ? not if the valleys scarring its surface work the same way as their counterparts here on Earth do.
Astra's 1st orbital launch attempt scuttled by wayward boat
Astra was poised to send a rocket to Earth orbit for the first time ever last night (Aug. 2) ? until a boat got in the way.
Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 design for supersonic passenger flights
The private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic and Rolls-Royce have teamed up to create a supersonic jet for high-speed passenger flights.
'I prayed for this one,' SpaceX's Elon Musk says after NASA astronauts' splas...
A relieved SpaceX CEO Elon Musk welcomed home the first NASA astronauts to fly to space on his company's Crew Dragon vehicle.
Pictures from space! Our image of the day
Yesterday (Aug. 2), NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made their way home to Earth aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Endeavour which they rode to space on May 30.
August full moon 2020: Catch the 'Sturgeon Moon' with Jupiter and Saturn tonight
The full moon of August arrives on tonight (Aug. 3), after the moon makes a close pass to Jupiter and Saturn in the night sky.
Super space sunblock made from skin pigment could shield astronauts from radi...
Better shielding through chemistry
'Red Dwarf' cast gather for Comic-Con panel, latest installment now available...
Space Corp Directive 3112, watch every episode of "Red Dwarf" as soon as humanly possible .
NASA hails success of SpaceX's 1st astronaut mission: 'This is just the begin...
The success of SpaceX's first-ever crewed mission heralds a bright future for human spaceflight, NASA officials said.
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