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NASA spent four years stitching more than 10,000 images to map the north pole of the moon

The folks at NASA have stitched together four years of images to create an amazing new interactive map of the moon.

In space, no one can hear you scream over Ukraine

What Russia-US tensions over Ukraine mean for astronauts at the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts begin "urgent" repairs

Two NASA astronauts began "urgent" repairs to the International Space Station's ammonia pump module on Saturday — accomplishing their task ahead of schedule.

Six-tailed comet spotted by scientists

Scientists have identified a space rock that has six spinning "tails" — resembling a curiously shaped comet.

Isn't she pretty in pink: NASA discovers a new planet

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center recently discovered the existence of a new planet about 57 light years away from Earth. Known as GJ 504b, the planet is about the size of Jupiter—although several times its mass—and is the smallest planet ever to be directly imaged by a telescope. Not to mention it also happens to be colored a deep magenta, a sign of its relative planetary youth.

Ground control to Major Tom: International Space Station astronaut does Bowie (VIDEO)

Social media-loving astronaut Chris Hadfield released a new treat for the Internet Sunday: a video of him performing David Bowie's beloved "Space Oddity" all the way from the International Space Station.

Emergency space walk hopes to fix International Space Station leak (LIVE VIDEO)

NASA has scheduled an emergency space walk to find and fix the source of an ammonia leak at the International Space Station, a quickly-planned interstellar rescue mission that is being broadcast live right now.

"Super-earth" could potentially be habitable—and a mere 42 light years away

British researchers have found three previously-undetected planets orbiting the star HD 40307—and one of the newly discovered planet is a "super-earth" that could potentially contain water, reported the BBC.

Space shuttle Endeavour buzzes California

Why was half of Sacramento looking expectantly up at the sky early Friday morning? Blame retired space shuttle Endeavour, which buzzed the California State Capitol at around 9:50 a.m. on Friday morning, delighting hordes of NASA watchers.
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