Space Station commander Chris Hadfield tweets with William Shatner
January 4, 2013, 12:10 p.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
Canadian Space Agency officials have invited Shatner for a visit to their headquarters in Quebec, offering him a chance to speak with Hadfield from space.
Quadrantid meteor shower wows stargazers
January 3, 2013, 6:40 p.m. by Nina Sen, Space.com
The Quadrantid meteor shower is a bright display seen mainly in the Northern Hemisphere around the beginning of the new year.
How early Earth kept warm despite faint sun
January 3, 2013, 3:25 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Research pointing to the collision of certain molecules to keep Earth warm may expand the parameters of habitable exoplanets.
Mars meteorite may be missing link to planet's past
January 3, 2013, 2:58 p.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Researchers think NWA 7034 represents the remains of a volcanic eruption on the Martian surface that occurred about 2.1 billion years ago.
100 billion alien planets fill our Milky Way
January 3, 2013, 11:03 a.m. by SPACE.com
The new study also suggests that some planets originally formed farther away from the star and then migrated closer in over time.
Never-before-seen stage of planet birth revealed
January 3, 2013, 10:25 a.m. by Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com
The ALMA telescope has captured young planets funneling dust and gas from distant regions inward toward their newborn sun.
Mission milestones: 2013's space exploration anniversaries
January 3, 2013, 8:30 a.m. by Robert Z. Pearlman, Space.com
This year will mark several key anniversaries for the events of the previous 5 decades of human activity outside the Earth.
How to watch the Quadrantid meteor shower online
January 2, 2013, 5:20 p.m. by Tariq Malik, Space.com
NASA scientists at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will provide a live webcast of the Quadrantid meteor shower Jan. 2 to 4.
Neil Armstrong's 'one small step': Controversy erupts over moonwalk quote
January 2, 2013, 1:40 p.m. by Clara Moskowitz
Armstrong's historic quote, 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,' might have been decided upon before he stepped onto the moon.
Sun rings in New Year with solar eruption
January 2, 2013, 12:30 p.m. by SPACE.com
The bright plume of super-magnetic plasma was described by officials as a 'New Year's Eve Ballet.'
Did Armstrong make one small fib for mankind?
January 2, 2013, 12:14 p.m.
Video: Astronaut Neil Armstrong claimed that his famous quote “This is one small step for man…” was spontaneous, but his brother Don Armstrong says in a new BBC documentary that the quote was dreamed up months before the lunar landing.
Is NASA lost in space or aimed at asteroids?
January 2, 2013, 12:01 p.m. by Leonard David, SPACE.com
Study calls for a 'space-based infrastructure on a foundation of self-sustainability' for NASA to achieve goals.
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