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SDO reveals how magnetic cage on the Sun stopped solar eruptionA dramatic magnetic power struggle at the Sun's surface lies at the heart of solar eruptions, new research using NASA data shows. The work highlights the role of the Sun's magnetic landscape [...]

On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobileA new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. The wat [...]

Dust dilemma settles on upcoming moon missionsThe world's foremost authority on lunar dust is suggesting the powder-like substance, which is finer than talcum powder and more abrasive than sandpaper, remains a major risk-management problem h [...]

Researcher sets eyes on Saturn's largest moonCo-led by a Western space scientist, NASA is exploring a revolutionary plan that could see a drone-like quadcopter buzz above the surface of Saturn's largest moon. [...]

Goonhilly antenna goes deep spaceUntil now, if you're an entrepreneur planning future missions beyond Earth, you'd have to ask a big space agency to borrow their deep-space antennas. Now, thanks to the UK's county of C [...]

NASA's SDO Reveals How Magnetic Cage on the Sun Stopped Solar EruptionA dramatic magnetic power struggle at the Sun's surface lies at the heart of solar eruptions, new research shows. [...]

Model based on hydrothermal sources evaluate possibility of life on Jupiter's icy moonScientists compare primitive Earth scenario with satellite Europa's conditions; the Jupiterian moon could host microorganisms at the bottom of a huge warm ocean located underneath its frozen crus [...]

On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobileA new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. [...]

Improved Hubble yardstick gives fresh evidence for new physics in the universeAstronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to make the most precise measurements of the expansion rate of the universe since it was first calculated nearly a century ago. Intriguingly, t [...]

Astronomers discover S0-2 star is single and ready for big Einstein testA team of astronomers has found that S0-2 does not have a significant other after all, or at least one that is massive enough to get in the way of critical measurements that astronomers need to test E [...]

Veteran NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will be available Thursday, March 1, for final interviews before their launch to the International Space Station. The interviews will air live on [...]

Three residents of the International Space Station are scheduled to complete their mission on the complex on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Coverage of their departure and landing back on Earth will air on NASA Te [...]

Students at Para Los Niños in Los Angeles will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:55 p.m. EST Thursday, Feb. 22. The 20-minute, [...]

NASA has awarded the Facilities Operations and Maintenance Services (FOMS) III contract, an 8(a) set-aside acquisition, to Akima Support Operations, LLC of Colorado Springs, Colorado. [...]

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) newest weather satellite, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S), is scheduled to launch Thursday, March 1. The lau [...]