Planetary debris disks, or protoplanetary disks, are some of the most interesting phenomena in astronomy – these giant clouds of dust and gas surrounding young stars are the birthplaces of new planets. Now, astronomers […]
The deep oceans on Earth are teeming with life, despite the cold and darkness, thanks to […]
Astronomers today announced yet another mind-boggling finding: a ring system which orbits a distant giant planet has been found to be much larger and more massive than Saturn’s ring system, the best known example in […]
Nine years ago NASA launched a spacecraft to do something that had never been done at any point in recorded history: to visit a comet and punch a hole in its face to investigate the surface and interior […]
VAB Rising — At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Vehicle Assembly Building undergoes construction. This photograph was taken in July 1965.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Three space shuttle veterans, including the first woman to command […]
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – In this second installment of our series detailing the efforts of the men and women of the Engineering Services Contract, or ESC, we will detail the efforts conducted to renovate and safeguard the historic Launch Complex-39B (LC-39B) for future use. […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – After the space shuttle era drew to a close, AmericaSpace reached out to a number of smaller media outlets so that we could pool our resources and better survive the transitional period. One of the first that we reached out to was Wired4Space. The team at […]