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NASA artist's impression of what waves on Titan might look like (Image from NASA video)

6 Extraterrestrial Surf Spots To Try To Catch An Alien Wave

With all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose — where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a “wet suit” to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up…

03/23/2015

Aurora on Mars

Mysterious Dust Cloud, ‘Christmas Lights’ Surrounding Mars Has NASA Scientists Puzzled

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Spacecraft (MAVEN) has observed some spectacular atmospheric phenomena above the red planet. One of them has been billions of years in the making.

03/18/2015

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Astronauts Take In Spectacular Northern Lights From Space

Astronauts on board the International Space Station captured otherworldly photos of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, Tuesday night.

03/18/2015

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Strongest Magnetic Storm Of Solar Cycle Sparks Rare Auroras Across Northern California, Continental U.S.

A storm from the broiling sun sparked bright auroras reaching as low as Northern California Tuesday, according to the Space Weather Prediction Center.

03/17/2015

Jupiter and its moons (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

NASA: Solar System’s Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of Earth

The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.

03/13/2015

An astronaut (NASA/Getty Images)

NASA And San Francisco Company Partner To Make Smart Glasses For Astronauts

NASA is tapping Osterhout Design Group to help create smart eyeglasses for astronauts.

03/12/2015

International Space Station

Would A Trip to Space Change You?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air.   How would you like to know what  effects Space would have on your body and your health WITHOUT actually […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/12/2015

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Underground Hot Springs On Saturn Moon? Study Suggests Yes

If confirmed, it would make the moon Enceladus the only other known body in the solar system besides Earth where hot water and rocks interact underground.

03/11/2015

On Thursday (March 12), NASA is set to launch the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, to study a phenomenon known "magnetic reconnection." These energetic events, sometimes referred to as "explosions in space," are the driver of solar weather. (NASA)

NASA Launching Satellites To Study Magnetic Fields Just As Sun Unleashes Monster Flare

NASA is launching a fleet of spacecraft Thursday to investigate the mystery behind a cosmic phenomenon in the Earth’s magnetic field just as the sun unleashed its first massive flare of the year.

03/11/2015

The Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Ceres Mission Brings Out The Kid In All Of Us

When I was in the Fourth Grade I decided I wanted to be an Astronaut. Fast forward to a couple of years later, on my 11th birthday, my parents bought me a tape recorder equipped with a microphone.

03/06/2015

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