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NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

NASA’s administrator lavishly praised an influential Evangelical ministry during its $10,000-a-table fundraiser. Some experts say his speech vio...

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine spoke at a Capitol Ministries fundraiser in February. Experts say he may have broken federal ethics rules.
A simulation of space debris created by India's "Mission Shakti" anti-satellite missile test on March 27, 2019.

‘A terrible, terrible thing’: NASA said India’s satellite destruction created so much space junk it now threatens the safety of the ...

NASA's administrator, Jim Bridenstine, says India's satellite shattered into pieces of debris that pose an "unacceptable" threat to ISS astronauts.
A rendering of a concept that uses MIT and NASA's new wing design.

MIT and NASA created a futuristic ultra-flexible airplane wing that could change the way we fly

Researchers from MIT and NASA have developed an airplane wing that can change shape and increase flight efficiency.

9 ways to make money by selling your body to science

Need some extra cash? Here are nine ways you can sell your body to science. But be warned: these financial hacks aren't all easy money.
An illustration of the space object 'Oumuamua (formally known as 1I/2017 U1) flying through the solar system in late 2017.

Mysterious space objects like ‘Oumuamua will visit our solar system again. Scientists may intercept the next one with a robotic probe.

Astronomers say more interstellar objects like 'Oumuamua will visit our solar system. They hope to chase down the next one with rockets and robots.
Asteroid 6478 Gault with two narrow, comet-like tails of debris that suggest the space rock is self-destructing.

The Hubble telescope spotted an asteroid that has grown two tails — and scientists think it’s ripping itself to pieces

A 2.5-mile-wide asteroid called Gault was discovered in 1988, but it may not exist as we know it for much longer. The space rock is spinning apart.
An active logging site near Groveland, California.

21 images that show how much we’ve reshaped planet Earth over the last century

Humans have had an unmistakable impact on Earth — one that pops out in sharp relief in this collection of before-and-after images.
A thick ring of space junk orbits Earth in this fanciful artist's concept.

India’s anti-satellite missile test just moved humanity closer to a space-junk nightmare scenario

India fired a missile that destroyed one of its own satellites about 185 miles above Earth. Such anti-satellite tests should worry us all.
NASA astronauts have donned a lot of different spacesuits over the decades.

Here’s every spacesuit NASA astronauts have worn since the 1960s — and new models that may soon arrive

Astronaut spacesuits debuted in the 1960s but continue to evolve as NASA and companies like Boeing and SpaceX push to explore the moon and Mars.