Start The Reactor: A Surprising Amount Of Water Has Been Discovered On Mars

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has discovered water in Martian soil, according to five papers from NASA scientists published in 'Science'.

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NASA Is Now On Instagram


Good news everyone! NASA joined Instagram so now we can all enjoy lovely photos of the earthrise and earthset from space.


It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.


Hear An Amazing Cover Of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity,’ Literally Recorded In Space

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Commander Chris Hadfield recorded a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station.

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Some ‘Mad Men’ Staff Writers Are Developing A Show About NASA In The 60s

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Rumor has it that some 'Mad Men' staff writers are developing a show about NASA in the 60s called 'Cocoa Beach.' Yes please.

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There Is A Drawing Of A Penis On The Mars Surface

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NASA'S Mars Rover drew a penis on the surface of Mars. Good job, nerds.


Three More Exoplanets Discovered In The Habitable Zone, Including The Smallest One Yet


NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three more exoplanets in the habitable zone of their solar system to add to our growing tally.


The Sun As You've Never Seen It


This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.


Why The World Didn’t End Yesterday


NASA is so sure the world won't come to an end on Dec.


Mercury Almost Definitely Has Ice At Its North Pole


Recent thermal mapping and neutron spectrometer readings confirm the likely presence of several tons of frozen water buried at Mercury's north pole.


Space Shuttle Endeavour Is A Saucy Minx In The Links


Today's links, featuring Space Shuttle Endeavour being suave, Felix Baumgartner's Pixar brother, and a kitten getting into a predicament.


Want To See A Big-Ass Solar Eruption?

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NASA has assembled video of it. In multiple formats. And it's free.


Start The Reactor: The Mars Rover Has Found An Ancient Riverbed On Mars’ Surface

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NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence -- the first of its kind -- of a dried-up riverbed on the surface of Mars, strongly suggesting there has been water on Mars.

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Mars Has Acne — Mysterious Spheres Found On The Red Planet

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The Mars Opportunity Rover is still chugging along and has made a new discovery...


NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong


NASA Television released this 13 minute tribute to Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) on Thursday, a day before the first man to walk on the moon was buried at sea.

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This Is What It Looks Like When A Planet Falls Into Its Sun

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That tail? That's chunks of the planet boiling off.


15 Unexpected Songs That Have Been Played In Space

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A collection of confounding songs, from artists like Hootie and the Blowfish and Barenaked Ladies, that have been played in space.

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