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Tue, 26 May 2015 19:42:52 EDT
Flight controllers will robotically move the Permanent Multipurpose Module from the orbiting lab's Unity module over to the Tranquility module. You can watch live here at Space.com beginning at 8 a.m. EDT Wednesday, courtesy of NASA TV.
Tue, 26 May 2015 17:14:37 EDT
The Europa probe will carry supersharp cameras, a heat detector, ice-penetrating radar and a variety of other gear that will help researchers gauge the Jupiter moon's ability to support life as we know it.
Tue, 26 May 2015 16:40:24 EDT
Science experiments done in microgravity or related to space flight can be found in a new scientific journal dedicated to these areas of research.
Tue, 26 May 2015 11:45:45 EDT
Astronomers studying the globular star clusters orbiting the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A (NGC 5128) have stumbled upon a fascinating discovery — the clusters are too massive.
Tue, 26 May 2015 11:26:59 EDT
The Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) will be moved to a nearby port to create a spare docking port for United States commercial crew transport by SpaceX, Boeing and possibly others in the future.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 17:18:16 EDT
Astronauts on the International Space Station will move the orbiting lab's closet to a new docking port on Wednesday, May 27. Watch it live beginning at 8 am ET.
Tue, 26 May 2015 10:50:15 EDT
Google has paid tribute to Sally Ride, the United States' first woman in space, with animated Doodles on its site. The whimsical scenes are timed to celebrate what would have been the late astronaut's 64th birthday.
Tue, 26 May 2015 10:09:44 EDT
The Air Force spacecraft, known for its secretive United States national security missions, is built by Boeing. The company's director of experimental systems, Ken Torok, talks about what makes it unique.
Tue, 26 May 2015 07:46:00 EDT
The House of Representatives passed a bill with a number of commercial space policy provisions May 21, despite objections from some Democratic members.
Tue, 26 May 2015 07:34:08 EDT
Green rust could help living organisms on Mars extract energy from their environment. Scientists are working on ways of identifying green rust on the surface of the Red Planet.
Mon, 25 May 2015 09:22:12 EDT
A scientist has raised questions about the latest detection of methane on Mars, suggesting that NASA's rover could be responsible for the mysterious burp. Highly unlikely, but not impossible, says the Curiosity team.
Sun, 24 May 2015 10:43:42 EDT
The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane launched on another mystery mission, Russia's Proton rocket failed during a satellite launch and astronomers found the most luminous galaxy in the universe. Here's a look at Space.com's top stories of the week.
Sat, 23 May 2015 12:44:18 EDT
What if the universe is not just matter and energy, but bits of information?
Sat, 23 May 2015 09:00:55 EDT
If your local weather is clear tonight (May 23), check out the western sky around mid-twilight – about an hour after sunset. There, about half way up from the south-southwest horizon to the overhead point, you’ll see an eye-catching sight for the Memorial
Sat, 23 May 2015 08:22:18 EDT
The Curiosity team mapped out a new route to some interesting rocks using images captured by Curiosity and NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been circling the Red Planet since 2006.
Sat, 23 May 2015 08:29:27 EDT
From the launch of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane to new views of the odd bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres, don't miss these amazing space images of the week for May 23, 2015.
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:29:17 EDT
The world of tomorrow is a pretty wonderful place … at least that's the sentiment of the makers of Disney's new epic: 'Tomorrowland.'
Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:56 EDT
The mysterious white spots on the surface of Ceres are definitely reflecting sunlight, scientists announced. You can submit your guess for what the spots might be in a poll on the Dawn mission website.
Fri, 22 May 2015 10:54:47 EDT
A manned mission to Pluto may be far out, but it's not impossible.
Fri, 22 May 2015 07:26:23 EDT
In the new Disney film 'Tomorrowland,' now in theaters, NASA provides the launch pad, literally and figuratively, for the movie's plot to unfold. 'To many of us on the film, NASA is close to our hearts,' said director Brad Bird.

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