It's in the 'habitable zone,' just like Earth.
As of November 2014, out of 536 total space travelers, only 59 were women. Get to know some of these notable women in space.
The danger doesn’t end when the mission does.
2016 space missions included dramatic moments, triumphs and failures, and beginnings and endings, all part of mankind’s quest to explore the final frontier.
The second largest component of the universe is dark matter. The truth is, we understand little of what it is, and more of what it is not.
Lava, ice, or regolith? Choose wisely.
It was the first of many (with even more to come).
Thanks to New Horizons, we’ve completed the preliminary reconnaissance of the Solar System. Now it’s time to send man across our cosmic neighborhood. Here’s what that mission might look like in a few decades.
The detection of gamma rays accompanying these radio waves is a first.
Does intelligent life exist beyond Earth? What's beyond the edge of our universe?
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