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Black women have been dominating in film and television in 2016 and it’s only getting better. Fresh off of the jaw-dropping Empire season 2 finale, Taraji P. Henson is gearing up for the release of her latest big screen role in the upcoming film Hidden Figures. Also starring Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer and Grammy-nominated entertainer Janelle […]

  The U.S. section of the International Space Station has been evacuated due to a possible leak of ammonia from the cooling system, NASA officials…

People across the U.S. and Canada will have the chance to see a total lunar eclipse, known as a “blood moon,” Monday night. The eclipse…

    Religion and astronomy may not overlap often, but a new NASA X-ray image captures a celestial object that resembles the “Hand of God.”…

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two buildings at NASA Glenn Research Center have been evacuated due to a suspicious white powder. The buildings are an office…

  via BBC News The interplanetary internet has been used by an astronaut at the International Space Station (ISS) to send commands to a robot on Earth. The experimental technology, called Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol, could be a future way to communicate with astronauts on Mars. Currently, if there is a problem when data is […]

via BBC News   The final journey of the retired US space shuttle Endeavour through Los Angeles aboard a giant trolley has been delayed by trees along the route. The spacecraft that once reached 17,000mph (28,160km/h) has been trundling down the city’s famously low-level boulevards at a stately 2mph. But technical hitches mean it did […]

via CNN Neil Armstrong, the American astronaut who made “one giant leap for mankind” when he became the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday. He was 82. “We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures,” Armstrong’s family said in a statement. […]

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA celebrated the precision landing of a rover on Mars and marveled over the mission’s first photographs Monday – grainy, black-and-white images…

The initial Mars rover landing photos continue to amaze as Curiosity embarks on its historic mission on Mars. NASA’s highly anticipated landing went off without…

via BBC News The Grail-A spacecraft fired its main engine late on Saturday (GMT) to slow itself sufficiently to take up an elliptical path around the lunar body. Its twin, Grail-B, will attempt exactly the same manoeuvre on Sunday. Together, the satellites will make measurements that are expected to give scientists remarkable new insights into […]

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Space shuttle Endeavour and its six astronauts returned to Earth early Wednesday, closing out the next-to-last mission in NASA’s 30-year program with a safe middle-of-the-night landing. Endeavour glided down onto the runway one final time under the cover of darkness, just as Atlantis, the last shuttle bound for space, arrived at […]