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Two People Are Living In A Giant Hamster Wheel, All In The Name Of Art

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off? Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder know that feeling all too well. ...

Why Don't We Have Space Elevators?

Getty images | Posted 05.29.2013 | Science

By: Jillian Scharr Published: 05/29/2013 10:48 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily With his 1979 novel "The Fountains of Paradise," science-fiction writer Arth...

WATCH: NASA's 'Greatest Hits' Satellite Videos Of Earth

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 04.13.2013 | Science

To mark Earth Month, NASA has given a shout-out to some of its satellites with a "greatest hits" video. The two-minute compilation features the most s...

The Meteor Threat From Space Is Real, but Man has a Better Chance Than the Dinosaurs

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.18.2013 | Science
Andrew Lam

The dinosaurs didn't fare well. Man, on the other hand, has a better chance. Whether or not we can deflect a large meteor as in the Hollywood movie, Armageddon, remains to be seen. But brilliant minds are at work. And nothing like an external threat to galvanize humanity.

Japanese Spy Satellites Blast Off Into Orbit

AP | ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 01.27.2013 | Science

TOKYO -- Japan launched two intelligence satellites into orbit on Sunday amid growing concerns that North Korea is planning to test more rockets of it...

Satellite Destroyed Following SpaceX Glitch

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct 12 - An experimental communications satellite flying piggyback aboard a Space Exploration Tech...

Military Agency Pushes 'Green' Plan For Cleaning Up Space Junk

Posted 07.26.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 07/25/2012 05:54 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily The U.S. military is moving along with plans to recycle ...

WATCH: Stunning Space Time-Lapse With Perfect Score

Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

Wow. A new time-lapse video compiling thousands of photos from the International Space Station beautifully reveals what it's like to fly by Earth at n...

What We Now Know About Air Force's Secret Space Plane

Posted 06.26.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 06/26/2012 09:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com When the wheels of the second Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle came to a s...

PHOTOS: Earth Luminous In Long-Exposure Shots From ISS

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

At 17,000 miles per hour, it doesn't take long to make a stunning time lapse of the Earth. Astronaut Don Pettit snapped the amazing photos below wh...

WATCH: Robotic Spacecraft Nails Risky Space Station Maneuver

Posted 04.09.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 04/06/2012 04:59 PM EDT on SPACE.com Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an extraordin...

PHOTOS: Saturn's Moons Icily Bleak In Close-Ups From Cassini

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/30/2012 06:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's workhorse Saturn orbiter Cassini has just beamed back stunning new v...

Robotic Cargo Ship Launched Toward Space Station

Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 03/23/2012 01:00 AM EDT on SPACE.com A huge robot European cargo ship launched to the International Space Station today...

Failed Russian Satellite To Swim With The Fishes

Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

By: Peter B. de Selding, Space News Published: 03/17/2012 08:12 AM EDT on SPACE.com WASHINGTON -- The Russian government will guide the large Expr...

Milky Way Awash In Starless 'Rogue' Planets, Study Suggests

Posted 02.26.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/24/2012 11:44 AM EST on SPACE.com Our Milky Way galaxy may be teeming with rogue planets that ramble through s...

PHOTOS: John Glenn's Historic Space Mission, 50 Years Later

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.17.2012 | Science

Orbiting Earth seems ho-hum today, in an era when the ISS is ever-present in our skies and space tourism is a growth industry. Things were differe...

PHOTOS: John Glenn's Record-Setting Mission 50 Years Later

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The name still resonates and generates goose bumps like few others in the world of spaceflight. John Glenn....

Europe's New Rocket Blasts Off On Maiden Voyage

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/13/2012 07:36 AM EST on SPACE.com A brand-new rocket soared into space early Monday (Feb. 13) in a launch debut t...

Big Ideas in Small Times

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Crazy may not be the one who says the sun is the center of the solar system, the Earth is round and someday people might fly. It may be those who laugh at such words whose minds are lost.

Why Are There 15,000 Pieces Of Junk In Orbit?

| David Wright | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

Early in the Space Age, little thought was given to objects left in orbit as part of satellite launches. But as the number of those objects has grown,...

London Gets Its Own 'Eiffel Tower'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

To get ready for the 2012 Olympic games, London needed the customary facelift that goes along with the festivities. Efforts have been made to push Lon...