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The Total Solar Eclipse Was So 2017 … January 26, 2018

On January 31st, parts of the world will be treated to a viewing of a rare space phenomenon known as a “super blue blood lunar eclipse.” W

An Astronaut and His Sandwich January 26, 2018

Well, nothing good comes out of it, that’s for sure. This week, John Young, one of the longest-serving astronauts in the history of NASA, died at th

Dinner Table Conversation: What Happens When You Take a Sandwich into Space? January 19, 2018

Well, nothing good comes out of it, that’s for sure. This week, John Young, one of the longest-serving astronauts in the history of NASA, died at th

Australia Joins the Space Exploring Fun … Officially October 19, 2017

Ever heard the saying better late than never? If not, it means that it’s better to show up for something late than to never show up at all. In t

The “American Space Ninja” is Back! September 16, 2017

Called the “American Space Ninja,” NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson finally made it back to Earth after a record 288 days in space—that̵

Cassini’s Grand Finale September 15, 2017

It happened in spectacular fashion. On Friday, September 15th, around 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time, the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn’s atmospher

Crash! Boom! Bang! September 13, 2017

Seen the sun lately? Yes, the moon and sun put on a spectacular show a few weeks ago, creating a total solar eclipse that made millions of people ooh

A First for NASA March 5, 2017

How does someone train for a trip to outer space, you might ask? Well, one of Jeanette’s training exercises was to wear a spacesuit for hours, get i