University Of Maryland Graduate Dr. Jeannette Epps To Become First Black Woman To Join International Space Station CrewA University of Maryland grad is making history.
NASA: An Asteroid Will Come Close To Earth Right Before Election DayWell, 2020 keeps getting better all the time. Amid a pandemic, civil unrest and a divisive U.S. election season, we now have an asteroid zooming toward us.
A Massive Asteroid Shower Hit Earth And The Moon 800 Million Years Ago, Study SaysOver the course of Earth's ancient history, our planet has been blitzed with a variety of foreign objects, some of which may have triggered major events shaping this place we now call home.
Marylanders May Catch A Glimpse Of A Minotaur Rocket Launch From Virginia On July 15The mission will be live-streamed beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the Wallops YouTube channel.
NASA Offering $35K In Prizes To Design A Toilet That Will Work On The MoonNASA wants you to help put the loo in lunar, so it's offering $35,000 in prizes to design a toilet that can be used on the moon.
NASA Will Name Its DC Headquarters After Mary W. Jackson, Agency's First Black Female EngineerNASA is renaming its headquarters after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first Black female engineer who helped inspire the story behind the book and film "Hidden Figures."
Pluto May Have Started Hot And Contained An Ocean, According To New DiscoveryResearchers have long thought that Pluto began as an icy sphere when it formed in the Kuiper Belt, a home to cold, dark objects on the edge of our solar system.
Scientists Link Less Traffic To Lowest Nitrogen Dioxide Levels On Record Along I-95 CorridorSatellite imagery is confirming what scientists have thought for weeks now; our reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic is translating to cleaner air.
May's Flower Moon Is The Final Supermoon Of The YearThe final supermoon of the year, rounding out a trio of spring supermoons that began in March, will occur during May's full moon.
A Giant Asteroid Flew By Earth Wednesday, Close Enough To See By TelescopeAn asteroid estimated to be 1.2 miles wide flew by Earth early Wednesday morning, close enough to see on a telescope.
This Day In History: It's Been 30 Years Since The Hubble Space Telescope Was Launched Into SpaceNASA launched one of its greatest exploration tools 30 years ago. The Hubble Space Telescope launched into orbit April 24th, 1990 on the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Scientists Get First Look Inside Comet From Outside Our Solar SystemWhen interstellar comet 2I/Borisov entered our solar system last year, this time capsule from another place in the universe opened and revealed information about its origin, according to new research.
NASA Worker Michael Hetle Accused In Death Of Maryland National Guardsman Javon PratherMichael Hetle, 52, was arrested Tuesday after the fatal shooting of Specialist Javon Prather, 24, Fairfax County police said in a news release. Hetle and Prather were neighbors in Springfield, Virginia, news outlets reported.
Broom Challenge: You Can Make A Broom Stand Upright Any Day Of The YearA viral tweet suggests that NASA said Monday was the only day the "standing broom" trick would work, because of the earth's gravitational pull.
Retired Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee Honored At NASA's Black History Month CelebrationRetired Brigadier General Charles McGee spent Wednesday at NASA Headquarters for their Black History Month celebration.