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April 17, 2024 at 2:05 PM

NASA identifies space object that hit Florida home

A man in Naples, Florida, now has answers, over a month after a space object crashed through the roof of his home.
April 17, 2024 at 2:05 PM
NASA identifies space object that hit Florida home
April 17, 2024 at 11:24 AM

NASA confirms International Space Station object crashed through home in Naples, Florida

NASA said the object, which they said was a stanchion from a cargo pallet, was expected to "fully burn up" while entering Earth's atmosphere.
April 17, 2024 at 11:24 AM
NASA identifies space object that hit Florida home
April 15, 2024 at 5:40 PM

NASA says it's revising the Mars Sample Return mission due to cost, long wait time

NASA announced Monday it is revising plans its mission tor return rock, soil and other samples from Mars to Earth due to the estimated cost and long wait time.
April 15, 2024 at 5:40 PM
NASA revises plan for Mars Sample Return mission due to cost
April 3, 2024 at 1:09 PM

NASA wants to come up with a new clock for the moon, where seconds tick away faster

NASA wants to come up with an out-of-this-world way to keep track of time, putting the moon on its own souped-up clock
April 3, 2024 at 1:09 PM
April 2, 2024 at 11:36 PM

Suspected space object crashes through roof of home in Naples, Florida

Alejandro Otero, a homeowner in Naples, Florida alleged that a suspected space object crashed through the roof of his home in March.
April 2, 2024 at 11:36 PM
Suspected space object that damaged Florida home being analyzed by NASA
March 29, 2024 at 4:37 PM

First Mexican woman in space talks about helping future astronauts reach for the stars

Electrical engineer Katya Echazarreta speaks with ABC News Live about her career and how she is working to inspire future astronauts.
March 29, 2024 at 4:37 PM
First Mexican woman in space talks about helping others reach for the stars
1 month ago

Former astronaut shares why space still felt like home in new documentary

ABC News’ Victor Oquendo spoke with former NASA astronaut and ABC News contributor, Col. Cady Coleman, on sharing her experiences of space and isolation in the new film, “Space: The Longest Goodbye.”
1 month ago
Former astronaut shares why space still felt like home in new documentary
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March's full 'Worm Moon' comes with 'subtle' lunar eclipse. Here's what to know

Over the weekend, a slight dimming of the moon -- known as a penumbral eclipse -- will occur the same time as March's full 'Worm Moon.'
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'Subtle' lunar eclipse occurs at same time as March's full 'Worm Moon': What to know
1 month ago

'Worm Moon' eclipse happens this weekend

The lunar eclipse will pass through the outer part of the Earth’s shadow late Sunday night into Monday morning.
1 month ago
'Worm Moon' eclipse happens this weekend
1 month ago

What to expect for March’s lunar eclipse

Celebrity astrologer Kyle Thomas shares what's in store for the lunar eclipse taking place Monday, March 25.
1 month ago
What to expect for March’s lunar eclipse
1 month ago

'Asteroid hunter' digs deep into massive space object that's set to make close pass to Earth

Dante Lauretta spoke with ABC News Live's Linsey Davis about his research into asteroids and how people can prepare for the worst-case scenario.
1 month ago
'Asteroid hunter' digs deep into the science of space objects
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'The Asteroid Hunter' unpacks the details of a rare asteroid heading towards Earth

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with principal investigator of NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, Dr. Dante Lauretta, about his book "The Asteroid Hunter: A Scientist's Journey to the Dawn of our Solar System."
1 month ago
'The Asteroid Hunter' unpacks the details of a rare asteroid heading towards Earth
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Explosive 'devil comet' returns for 1st time in 71 years during April 8 eclipse, NASA says

Officially named comet 12P/Pons-Brooks, the cryovolcanic comet is known as the "devil comet" due to its periodic explosions and "horns" made of ice and gas.
1 month ago
Explosive 'devil comet' returns for 1st time in 71 years during April 8 eclipse
1 month ago

SpaceX launches Starship test flight

ABC News contributor, astrophysicist and science educator Hakeem Oluseyi and Columbia University professor and former astronaut Mike Massimino discuss the SpaceX rocket launch in Texas.
1 month ago
SpaceX launches Starship test flight
1 month ago

UFOs in storage? Findings about alien technology from exhaustive Pentagon review

The review looked at UFO sightings and reports dating back decades.
1 month ago
UFOs in storage? Findings about alien technology from exhaustive Pentagon review
2 months ago

The 'devil comet' expected to pass by Earth

The “devil comet” will be the closest to the Earth on June 2.
2 months ago
The 'devil comet' expected to pass by Earth
2 months ago

Life on Mars: How volunteers in NASA's Mars simulator will live for a year

NASA's CHAPEA program is currently recruiting qualified individuals for its second of three yearlong simulated missions.
2 months ago
How volunteers in NASA's Mars simulator will live for a year
2 months ago

Troubles for 'Odie' moon lander jeopardize mission

The Odysseus moon lander transmitted its first image from the moon's surface, but it could be its last as NASA claims the lander's solar panels are no longer exposed to light.
2 months ago
Troubles for 'Odie' moon lander jeopardize mission
2 months ago

1st image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing

The image captured Odysseus about 1 mile near its landing site at the moon's south pole.
2 months ago
1st image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing
2 months ago

First image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing

The first image showing Odysseus on the moon, the first time a U.S. spacecraft has completed a soft lunar landing in more than 50 years, was released Monday.
2 months ago
First image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing
2 months ago

First image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing

The first image showing Odysseus on the moon, the first time a U.S. spacecraft has completed a soft lunar landing in more than 50 years, was released Monday.
2 months ago
First image of Odysseus on the moon released after historic landing
2 months ago

ODIE has tipped over, new pictures from the moon

While landing on the moon, the Lunar Lander Odysseus hit a rock and tipped over but Intuitive Machines says the majority of the payloads are working.
2 months ago
ODIE has tipped over, new pictures from the moon
2 months ago

Moon lander tipped over shortly after landing

Intuitive Machines, the private company that worked with NASA on the mission, said Odysseus hit a rock as it was landing and tipped over.
2 months ago
Moon lander tipped over shortly after landing
2 months ago

Odysseus moon lander may have tipped over, NASA partner says

The Odysseus moon lander may have tipped over after it landed, according to Intuitive Machines, the private company that partnered with NASA on the mission.
2 months ago
Moon lander may have tipped over after landing: NASA partner
2 months ago

Odysseus makes US history with 1st commercial landing on the moon

Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, an astrophysicist, joins "The Big Story" and later, our panel discusses rising tensions in Ukraine and proper plane etiquette.
2 months ago
Odysseus makes US history with 1st commercial landing on the moon
2 months ago

Scientists celebrate 1st commercial lunar landing in US history

Odysseus, a U.S.-built spacecraft, successfully reached the moon’s surface carrying NASA instruments including a radio beacon that can transmit geo-location.
2 months ago
Scientists celebrate 1st commercial lunar landing in US history
2 months ago

1st commercial lunar lander makes it to the moon

Dr. Hakeen Oluseyi talks about the lunar lander that made it to the moon and what it means for the state of space missions.
2 months ago
1st commercial lunar lander makes it to the moon
2 months ago

NASA-backed private spacecraft, Odysseus, touches down on the moon

Will Robinson Smith, a reporter with Spaceflight Now, and commercial space expert Eric Ingram join ABC News Live's Kayna Whitworth and Jaclyn Lee to watch and dissect the historic landing.
2 months ago
NASA-backed private spacecraft, Odysseus, touches down on the moon
2 months ago

Artemis II's Victor Glover talks about inspiring Black future astronauts

ABC News' Linsey Davis sat down with NASA astronaut Victor Glover about his career and training for one of the most important space missions in years.
2 months ago
Artemis II's Victor Glover talks about inspiring Black future astronauts
2 months ago

US lands on the moon for the first time in more than 50 years

Odysseus is now exploring the moon's south pole, a region scientists believe is full of frozen water.
2 months ago
US lands on the moon for the first time in more than 50 years
2 months ago

Odysseus moon landing updates: Nova-C makes first successful commercial lunar landing

Odysseus, the lunar lander built by Houston company Intuitive Machines, has landed on the moon.
2 months ago
Odysseus moon landing updates: Nova-C makes first successful commercial lunar landing
2 months ago

Odysseus spacecraft attempts to make historic moon landing

The NASA-backed mission marked the first time in half a century that a U.S.-based craft attempted to land on the moon.
2 months ago
Odysseus spacecraft attempts to make historic moon landing
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Odysseus spacecraft successfully lands on moon

The landing marks the first successful U.S.-based landing on the moon in more than 50 years.
2 months ago
Odysseus spacecraft successfully lands on moon
2 months ago

Historic moon landing attempt by private spacecraft

Houston-based company Intuitive Machines is partnering with NASA to send a robotic explorer to the moon and commercial space expert Eric Ingram joins ABC News to discuss the attempt.
2 months ago
Historic moon landing attempt by private spacecraft
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NASA seeking qualified volunteers for yearlong, simulated Mars mission

The upcoming mission is the second of three conducted by the Crew Health and Performance Exploration Analog
2 months ago
NASA seeking qualified volunteers for yearlong, simulated Mars mission
2 months ago

Odysseus lander attempts historic moon landing

The spacecraft, built and operated by Intuitive Machines, will attempt to land on the moon’s south pole.
2 months ago
Odysseus lander attempts historic moon landing
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What you need to know about February’s Snow Moon

Celebrity astrologer Kyle Thomas provides insight into what to expect during February’s full moon.
2 months ago
What you need to know about February’s Snow Moon
2 months ago

NASA seeks volunteers for a paid, yearlong simulated Mars mission

The mission is the second of three programs through NASA's Crew Health and Performance Exploration Analog (CHAPEA).
2 months ago
NASA seeks volunteers for a paid, yearlong simulated Mars mission
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New images of Earth from Odysseus

The lunar lander Odysseus, from Intuitive Machines, captured stunning new images of Earth during its journey to the moon.
2 months ago
New images of Earth from Odysseus
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Odysseus moon lander successfully fired its engines on trip to moon

The team at Intuitive Machines celebrated a milestone after the lunar lander Odysseus successfully fired all of its engines, the first time liquid methane and liquid oxygen have been used in space.
2 months ago
Odysseus moon lander successfully fired its engines on trip to moon
2 months ago

New mission to moon launches

The moon lander “Odysseus," which was built by private company Intuitive Machines, is expected to touch down near the moon’s South Pole later this month and help carry out a host of NASA experiments.
2 months ago
New mission to moon launches
2 months ago

Solar eclipse on Mars shows the planet partially covered in darkness in new NASA images

NASA's Perseverance rover captured images of Mars' moon, Phobos, passing the sun and creating a partial eclipse of the Red Planet.
2 months ago
See Mars partially covered in darkness during Red Planet's solar eclipse
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Solar eclipse on Mars captured in new images

NASA's Perseverance rover captured images of Mars' moon, Phobos, passing the sun and creating a partial eclipse on the Red Planet.
2 months ago
Solar eclipse on Mars captured in new images
2 months ago

Saturn's 'Death Star' moon has a hidden ocean under its surface, scientists say

French researchers cited observations made by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
2 months ago
Saturn's 'Death Star' moon has a hidden ocean under its surface, scientists say
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Saturn's 'Death Star' moon has a hidden ocean under its surface, scientists say

French astronomer Valéry Lainey and a team of researchers from Observatoire de Paris announced the discovery of Mimas' newly formed ocean on Wednesday.
2 months ago
Saturn's 'Death Star' moon has a hidden ocean under its surface, scientists say
2 months ago

New NASA photos show fiery eruptions from volcanos on Jupiter's moon

Jupiter's third-largest moon, Io, is the most volcanically active celestial body in our solar system.
2 months ago
New NASA photos show fiery eruptions from volcanos on Jupiter's moon
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How NASA’s PACE mission hopes to examine oceanic and atmospheric mysteries

NASA's PACE mission stands for Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud and ocean Ecosystem.
2 months ago
What to know about NASA's PACE mission set to launch Thursday
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'The Space Race' explores the history of the 1st Black astronauts

Former astronaut Leland Melvin joins ABC News Live to talk about his new documentary, "The Space Race," and the legacy of Black astronauts.
2 months ago
'The Space Race' explores the history of the 1st Black astronauts
2 months ago

NASA announces new 'super-Earth': Exoplanet orbits in 'habitable zone,' is only 137 light-years away

A "super-Earth" located 137 light-years away orbits within a "habitable zone," NASA recently announced.
2 months ago
NASA announces 'super-Earth' discovered in potential 'habitable zone'
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Russian cosmonaut sets new record

Oleg Kononenko has spent more than 878 days and 12 hours in space, totaling more than two and half years.
2 months ago
Russian cosmonaut sets new record