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September 28, 2018
Pat Shaw (circled at right) stands with other photographers who documented the Apollo 11 mission along with the Apollo 11 command module aboard the USS Hornet. Photo courtesy of Pat Shaw
Watching history splash down: Duluth photographer recalls brush with moon landing
September 28, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 10, 2018
NASA's vehicle assembly building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton.
Why NASA's next rockets might say Budweiser on the side
September 10, 2018 - 10:06am
August 9, 2018
An illustration of the sun-bound Parker Solar Probe. MUST CREDIT: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
August 3, 2018
Chris Ferguson, director of Boeing's Starliner crew and mission operations, fist-bumps NASA astronaut Sunita Williams as they and astronauts Nicole Mann and Bob Behnken prepare for emergency system training at Kennedy Space Center in June. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
NASA unveils the astronauts who will relaunch human space flights from US soil
August 3, 2018 - 12:51pm
July 24, 2018
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope sits in front of the door to Chamber A, a giant thermal vacuum chamber located at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, in 2017. MUST CREDIT: Photo by NASA/Desiree Stover
NASA's next great space telescope is stuck on Earth after screwy errors
July 24, 2018 - 9:14pm
June 12, 2018
Neil Armstrong gave her a vial of moon dust, she says. She's suing so NASA won't take it.
June 12, 2018 - 12:38pm
Satellite images can be analyzed by farmers to help them better understand their fields. Submitted photo
A tech pioneer talks: Satellite imagery's role in ag
March 12, 2018 - 7:02am
February 17, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
February 17, 2018 - 11:22am
Former astronaut Duane Carey demonstrates the importance of preparation with Pine River-Backus fourth-grader Addison Poehler and second-grader Hunter Trujillo. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School: Before space, astronaut explored Foot Hills forest
February 17, 2018 - 5:00am
January 18, 2018
2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. : NOAA graphic
2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report
January 18, 2018 - 4:06pm
January 9, 2018
Analysis: NASA is going back to the moon - if it can figure out how to get there
January 9, 2018 - 8:43am
January 2, 2018
Sara Camnetar (left) watches the moonrise Monday while her son, Justin takes a “selfie” with her as the Wolf Moon rises above Mille Lacs Lake in Garrison. The family joined others to take pictures of the supermoon on the historic viewing platform before traveling back to Chanhassen after visiting relatives over the holidays. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Super(moon) Selfie
January 2, 2018 - 7:00am
November 3, 2017
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
October 28, 2017
An unusual, fast-moving object from somewhere else in the galaxy just visited our solar system
October 28, 2017 - 9:03am
September 15, 2017
A handout image shot with the Cassini spacecraft’s camera of Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, across the unilluminated side of Saturn's rings, taken on Oct. 27, 2007. After 13 years of researching and imaging the ringed planet and its many moons, NASA will end the mission in September 2017. The spacecraft will fly into the atmosphere of Saturn and burn up. (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute via The New York Times)
The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission
September 15, 2017 - 11:14am