Tonight is the night that a mountain-sized space rock will barely miss the earth. Barely miss in a space sense that is.The asteroid 2004 BL86, as it is known to NASA, will become the largest space rock of its kind to zoom safely by the Earth until 2027.
Meet Commander Chris Hadfield. His Youtube video is making him an overnight sensation - racking up over a million and a half views so far since Sunday (5/12)! Commander Hadfield is set to turn over control of the ISS to a fellow astronaut, but before he left, he decided to make this music video.
No one gets high better than Felix Baumgartner.
Austrian BASE-jumper Baumgartner, 43, broke a 52-year-old skydiving altitude record and the sound barrier by jumping out of a space capsule 128,100 feet above the Earth in Roswell, N.M. on Sunday.
What do you think Marvin(The Martian) thinks about having the Mars rover Curiosity on his planet? They've transmitted the first audio up to the rover and sent it back, marking the first time that's ever happened. What an age we live in!
Outer space is fascinating. Mars, specifically, has long been the subject of debate and fascination ever since our focus turned from our own moon to the red planet. The Fourth of July on Wednesday marked NASA's 15th anniversary of exploration of the planet. And a rover recently produced a panoramic image of Mars that is just mind-blowing.
NASA officials recovered a tiny piece of a moon rock in a raid targeting a 74-year-old woman who tried to sell it at a California Denny’s restaurant.
The raid was the result of a five month investigation into the missing lunar material that netted a “speck of lunar dust smaller than a grain of rice.”
When you hear about crop circles, the first thing that immediately pops to mind is strange, unexplainable alien patterns encoded in farmland. So what better way to celebrate NASA’s rich history of space exploration than with some amazing corn maze crop circles?
Space shuttle veteran Mike Fincke requests Rush be played as the wake up call for the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Mike has logged 365 days in space, which puts him in third place for the most time spent in space by an American astronaut. This will be the final flight for Endeavour. Check out details and times of when you can watch Rush go out of this world (literally) after the jump.
From ET calling home to Mars Attacks the under lying questions that mankind wants an answer to are: Do you think we are the only "living" planet? Do you think that we are sharing the universe with others?
This video after the jump which was captured by NASA really makes you wonder. Leave us a comment and let us know what you think.
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