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'Fainting spell' or about to blow? No one's sure what's happening to the star Betelgeuse

January 13, 2020 2:47 pm

The whole world is watching Betelgeuse now. Even if it doesn’t explode next year, astronomers are bound to learn how a red supergiant behaves and evolves as it approaches its death rattle.

Check it out: NASA's Super Guppy aircraft delivers the Orion spacecraft

November 29, 2019 5:25 pm

NASA's Orion Spacecraft for the Artemis 1 mission to the moon has arrived in Ohio in the space agency's Super Guppy aircraft. The spacecraft arrived at Mansfield Lahm Airport and a crowd of nearly 1500 had gathered at the flight line to await the aircraft.

NASA launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

July 03, 2019 1:28 pm

NASA aims to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 using its still-in-development Space Launch System, or SLS, rocket. Tuesday's test represents ``a really great, great step forward today for the team,''the program manager Kirasich said.

NASA telescopes provide 3D journey through Orion Nebula

January 15, 2018 7:54 pm

NASA has introduced a 3-minute video of the Orion Nebula, created through photos and data, that give stargazers a unique view of the universe.

Hubble telescope spots biggest population of brown dwarfs in Orion Nebula

January 12, 2018 8:51 pm

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected new stars in the Orion Nebula, called brown dwarfs.

NASA's new capsule at launch pad for test flight

November 13, 2014 3:42 am

Future Orions are meant to carry astronauts on missions of deep-space exploration, including trips to Mars.

Herschel Space Observatory discovers 15 youngest stars ever seen

March 20, 2013 2:48 pm

Dense envelopes of gas and dust surround the fledging stars known as protostars.