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Science

ISs experiment by teen can help colonise Mars

Alia Almansoori’s ‘Genes in Space’ experiment will determine effects of harmful radiations on DNA.

19 Aug 2017 8:49 PM

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

The launch was initially scheduled last week but was postponed due to a technical glitch.

19 Aug 2017 3:33 PM

What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual

The last time a total solar eclipse swept the whole width of the US was in 1918.

19 Aug 2017 8:46 AM

NASA launches satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

The satellite will "support critical space communication into the mid-2020s," NASA said in a statement.

19 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

Cosmonauts release 3D-printed satellite into space

The exterior casing of the first one tossed overboard was made with a 3-D printer.

18 Aug 2017 10:02 AM

Facts about the US solar eclipse on August 21

This is the first eclipse to pass over the United States in the 21st century.

18 Aug 2017 8:39 AM

First eclipse in nearly a century to sweep North America

Experts warn that looking directly at the eclipse can burn the retina, possibly causing lasting blind spots.

18 Aug 2017 8:06 AM

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

The Mars Exploration Program with a planned launch in 2020 builds on the success of prior rovers.

17 Aug 2017 4:02 PM

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

The Dragon holds 3 tons of cargo, mostly research.

17 Aug 2017 9:52 AM

Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Ronald Dantowitz, an astronomer, will be using 14 cameras to capture the August 21 solar eclipse.

17 Aug 2017 8:17 AM