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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
January 26, 2017
NASA workers look up at the James Webb Space Telescope Mirror during it's media reveal at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center at Greenbelt, Md., Nov. 2,  2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of Trump
January 26, 2017 - 9:35am
January 16, 2017
Astronaut Gene Cernan is pictured in the Command Module during the outbound trip from the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in this December, 1972 NASA handout photo. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters/File Photo
Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at 82
January 16, 2017 - 3:09pm
January 14, 2017
SpaceX Falcon rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S., January 14, 2017. REUTERS/Gene Blevinsplay button
SpaceX launches first rocket after explosion
January 14, 2017 - 1:18pm
December 27, 2016
Mike Gaffey, professor of Space Studies shows a meteor that he keeps in his office in Grand Forks, ND on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. (Joshua Komer / Grand Forks Herald)
Earth is likely safe for now from asteroids -- probably
December 27, 2016 - 6:00am
December 8, 2016
U.S. astronauts John Glenn (C) and Buzz Aldrin (R) are awarded the Congressional Gold Medal with fellow astronauts Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (not pictured) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo
Former U.S. astronaut, Senator John Glenn dead at 95
December 8, 2016 - 3:24pm
November 19, 2016
U.S. weather satellite that is 'a quantum leap' poised for launch
November 19, 2016 - 8:33pm