Cassini Mission Ends

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft ended a nearly 20-year mission Sept. 15 with a plunge into the atmosphere of the planet Saturn intended to protect the planet’s potentially habitable moons from contamination. The last signals from the Cassini spacecraft arrived at NASA’s Deep Space Network antennas near Canberra, Australia, at 7:55 a.m. Eastern, 83 minutes after the […]

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Mars Research Crew Emerge

Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits and fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food while in isolation and some vegetables they grew during their mission. The crew of four men and […]

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Solar Eclipse

The upcoming Solar eclipse is your chance to witness one of the greatest mysteries of the universe. Scientists are understandably jazzed about the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. They hope to learn a lot. But you should be excited, too, because the eclipse will pull back the curtains on one of the greatest and […]

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