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NASA’s NICER Delivers Best-ever Pulsar Measurements, 1st Surface Map

Astrophysicists are redrawing the textbook image of pulsars, the dense, whirling remains of exploded stars, thanks to NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), an...

A Transit of Mercury Happens Nov. 11

The sky will put on a show Nov. 11 when Mercury journeys across the Sun. The event, known as a transit, occurs when Mercury...

NASA Television to Air 10 Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Editor’s Note: This media advisory was updated on Oct. 1 to reflect the spacewalk news briefing now is at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct....

NASA’s Hubble Finds Water Vapor on Habitable-Zone Exoplanet for 1st Time

Its size and surface gravity are much larger than Earth’s, and its radiation environment may be hostile, but a distant planet called K2-18b has...

Mapping Dorian’s Damage to the Bahamas

NASA has created and provided to emergency response organizations a detailed damage assessment map of the Bahamas based on satellite data after Hurricane Dorian...

NASA Captures First Air-to-Air Images of Supersonic Shockwave Interaction in Flight

“We never dreamt that it would be this clear, this beautiful.” Physical Scientist J.T. Heineck of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California gets...

Demo-1 Launch Ushers in ‘New Era in Spaceflight’

The Demo-1 uncrewed flight test to the International Space Station, SpaceX’s inaugural flight with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, is underway following the successful launch Saturday morning...

Weather Forecast Remains 80 Percent ‘Go’; Prelaunch Briefing Set for Thursday

Three days remain until the planned liftoff of a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket—the first launch of a commercially...

NASA to Provide Coverage of SpaceX Commercial Crew Flight Test

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the SpaceX Demo-1 flight test to the International Space Station for the...

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