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November 3, 2017
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
October 28, 2017
An unusual, fast-moving object from somewhere else in the galaxy just visited our solar system
October 28, 2017 - 9:03am
October 25, 2017
A NASA Global Hawk (Courtesy NASA)
NASA Global Hawk might fly missions out of Grand Forks
October 25, 2017 - 11:02pm
September 15, 2017
A handout image shot with the Cassini spacecraft’s camera of Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, across the unilluminated side of Saturn's rings, taken on Oct. 27, 2007. After 13 years of researching and imaging the ringed planet and its many moons, NASA will end the mission in September 2017. The spacecraft will fly into the atmosphere of Saturn and burn up. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute via The New York Times)
The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission
September 15, 2017 - 11:14am
August 24, 2017
Wikicommons photo
Narwhals helping NASA understand melting ice
August 24, 2017 - 9:47am
August 17, 2017
A pinhole projector using two paper plates saves your eyeballs from the glare of the solar eclipse. Alexandra Floersch / The Forumplay button
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
August 17, 2017 - 9:34am
July 5, 2017
An aerial view of the rift in the Larsen C seen in an image from the Digital Mapping System over the Antarctica Peninsula, Antarctica, on Nov. 10, 2016. Handout photo / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
An iceberg the size of Delaware is about to break off of Antarctica
July 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
Contractors are working through the summer to complete the latest addition of four research pods to the UND space studies Mars habitat research site. Project leader Pablo de León hopes to be running a mission by early fall using two of the new pods. The pod at right is the habitat's central unit, which was built in 2011 and has been since been used for experiments. Andrew Haffner / Forum News Service
Mars colony growing on North Dakota prairie
July 5, 2017 - 6:00am
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
June 6, 2017
NASA project manager Ron Johnson talks at a Tuesday, June 6, news conference about unmanned aerial systems research being completed by the Northern Plains Test Site in Grand Forks. Andrew Haffner / Forum News Service
Grand Forks UAS teams partner with NASA for national research campaign
June 6, 2017 - 8:57pm
May 23, 2017
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. NASA/Handout via REUTERSplay button
International Space Station emergency spacewalk underway
May 23, 2017 - 8:11am
May 8, 2017
Deaf test subjects prepare for zero-gravity flight. (Courtesy of Gallaudet University Archives, David Myers Collection)
How deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space
May 8, 2017 - 2:58pm
February 24, 2017
The Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Orion spacecraft lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Dec. 5, 2014.   Mike Brown / Reuters
Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight
February 24, 2017 - 3:58pm
February 16, 2017
NASA's Dawn spacecraft image of the limb of dwarf planet Ceres shows a section of the northern hemisphere in this image on Oct. 17, 2016. NASA
Dwarf planet Ceres boasts organic compounds, raising prospect of life
February 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 27, 2017
Astronauts, from the left, Gus Grissom, Ed White II and Roger Chaffee stand near Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 34 during training for Apollo 1 in January 1967.  NASA/Handout via REUTERS
NASA unveils spaceship hatch 50 years after fatal Apollo 1 fire
January 27, 2017 - 2:32pm