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Fungi Can Withstand the High Radiation Doses of Outer Space, Scientists Find

This petri dish contains fungus samples collected from the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA/JPL) Anywhere humans go, we bring companions […]

Fungi Can Withstand the High Radiation Doses of Outer Space, Scientists Find

This petri dish contains fungus samples collected from the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA/JPL) Anywhere humans go, we bring companions […]

Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson: ‘It’s an Exciting Time for Space Exploration’

Whitson during her time on the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA) Peggy Whitson’s career as an astronaut has been trailblazing: […]

NASA is Retiring Its Legendary Spitzer Space Telescope

The Iris Nebula is captured here by Spitzer. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope was launched in 2003 on a […]

Particle Colliders Help Prep Humans For Deep Space Radiation

Particle accelerators provide a way for scientists to test cosmic ray strength particles in labs on Earth. (Credit: GSI GmbH/Jan […]

O’Neill Colonies: A Decades-Long Dream for Settling Space

O’Neill colonies are an idea nearly as old as the space program, but they still hold value for the future. […]

O’Neill Colonies: A Decades-Long Dream for Settling Space

O’Neill colonies are an idea nearly as old as the space program, but they still hold value for the future. […]

Turducken Space Rock: Antarctic Meteorite Hid Comet Inside Asteroid Remains

The cometary fragment was preserved inside an asteroid and transported to Earth in a meteorite. (Credit: Larry Nittler/NASA) Our solar system […]

Turducken Space Rock: Antarctic Meteorite Hid Comet Inside Asteroid Remains

The cometary fragment was preserved inside an asteroid and transported to Earth in a meteorite. (Credit: Larry Nittler/NASA) Our solar system […]

Travel With Apollo 9 As They Launch to Space 50 Years Ago

Unlike Apollo 8’s spectacular moon voyage, Apollo 9 never left low earth orbit, but its mission was essential: fly the […]

Plastered! Images from space show just how much snow has accumulated in large parts of the U.S. West

Satellite images show how much more snowpack has accumulated in the Sierra Nevada mountains this year compared with last year. […]

Plastered! Images from space show just how much snow has accumulated in large parts of the U.S. West

Satellite images show how much more snowpack has accumulated in the Sierra Nevada mountains this year compared with last year. […]

NASA’s New Nuclear Reactor Could Change Space Exploration

Want to start a space colony? Even if you don’t, space agencies across the globe do. Whether it’s a […]

Two Chinese Private Space Companies Will Launch into Orbit This Year

An illustration of OneSpace’s OS-M rocket that they hope to use to successfully complete an orbital launch this year. (Credit: […]

Even in Space, Microbes Continue to Evolve

The International Space Station, as photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft. Researchers have found that bacteria work […]