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Nasa unveils its first electric airplane

Nasa, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” on Friday at its lesser-known...

April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018

NASA's new planet-hunter to seek closer, Earth-like worlds

NASA is poised to launch a $337 million washing machine-sized spacecraft that aims to vastly expand mankind's search for planets beyond our solar system, particularly closer, Earth-sized ones...

February 3, 2018
February 3, 2018

NASA turns selfies by Mars rover into stunning self-portrait

NASA has transformed selfies taken by its Mars rover Curiosity into a stunning self-portrait.

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets like ours

A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of NASA's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the US space agency says.

December 3, 2017
December 3, 2017

'Supermoon' to brighten up skies for stargazers tonight

Skywatchers could catch a glimpse of a bigger and brighter full moon than usual tonight," NASA says in a statement.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Climate target too low, progress too slow: Expert

The world must sharply draw down greenhouse gas emissions and suck billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air if today's youth are to be spared climate cataclysm, a top scientist warns.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Uber joins NASA to develop flying taxis

Uber unveils a partnership with NASA that will see it develop flying taxis priced competitively with standard Uber journeys.

September 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Astronomers bid farewell to Saturn spacecraft

Global astronomers bid farewell to NASA's famed Cassini spacecraft, which launched 20 years ago to circle Saturn and transformed the way we think about life elsewhere in the solar system.

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017

NASA captures images of strong solar flares

Two high-intensity solar flares are emitted, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cycle in December 2008, says NASA.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

NASA reveals 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life.

May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017

US spacewalkers overcome glitch on 200th station outing

Two US astronauts overcome an early equipment glitch to complete an abbreviated spacewalk outside the International Space Station, accomplishing all the major tasks initially planned for a longer...