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NASA to create AI-built hypersonic missiles to deter Russia and China

NASA is reportedly working on hypersonic missiles so complex that it is building an AI to fabricate them.

NASA to create AI-built hypersonic missiles as Russia deterrent

American astronaut to get ride back to Earth in Russian capsule

An American astronaut will get a ride back to Earth in a Russian capsule, despite worry that the Russians might have left him stranded.

American astronaut to get ride back to Earth in Russian capsule

Russian invasion of Ukraine could signal end of International Space Station

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put the future of the International Space Station in jeopardy.

Ukraine war could signal end of International Space Station

Jewish space engineer who worked with Neil Armstrong makes Aliyah

Watch: Delta Airlines crew says farewell to NASA veteran Gerald Wittenstein who is making Aliyah with his wife.

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Jewish rocket scientist Morris Rosenthal dies at 97

Pioneering American scientist worked on some of the most important aerospace projects of the second half of the 20th century.

Jewish rocket scientist Morris Rosenthal dies at 97

NASA launches James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope is hailed by NASA as the premiere space science observatory of the next decade.

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Watch: NASA's Parker Solar Probe touches the sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe becomes the first spacecraft to "touch the sun".

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NASA spacecraft will test smash an asteroid to 'save the planet'

Experiment will test whether knocking asteroid off trajectory could one day be used to prevent a space rock from crashing into the Earth.

NASA spacecraft will test smash an asteroid to 'save the planet'

Weizmann Institute of Science measures Jupiter's Great Red Spot for the first time

Iconic giant spot on Jupiter, a massive planetary storm, measured for the first time using data collected by NASA's Juno probe.

Weizmann Institute of Science measures Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Arson? NASA satellite imagery reveals origins of Jerusalem forest fire

Fire broke out in three separate places, four kilometers apart. Findings strengthen assumption that the fire was a result of arson.

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NASA to test autonomous helicopter on Mars

Attempting to make outer space history, US space agency will attempt first powered, controlled aircraft flight over another planet.

NASA to test autonomous helicopter on Mars

Trump’s tax records – the latest craze

Anybody notice that a few days ago NASA landed a rover on Mars? What counts today is that they've got their hands on Trump's taxes. Op-ed.

Trump’s tax records – the latest craze

Live: See Mars like never before

NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover sends back pictures from the red planet.

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NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars

NASA rover lands on Mars with the goal of bringing back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.

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Get to know the NASA SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts

Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover, Soichi Noguchi and Dr. Shannon Walker are the 4 astronauts on the first mission on a privately owned spacecraft

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Watch: Four astronauts headed to space aboard SpaceX rocket

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station, in NASA’s first mission involving a privately owned spacecraft.

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Molecular water detected on the sunlit Moon

According to a new research, water on the moon is more common than scientists thought

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Watch: NASA spacecraft captures sample from asteroid

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reaches out its robotic arm to collect a sample from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.

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Watch: NASA tests rocket booster

NASA tests new space launch system booster - on the ground.

Watch: NASA tests rocket booster

SpaceX capsule makes successful return flight with NASA crew

First commercially-built space capsule makes successful return flight, with splashdown landing in the Gulf of Mexico.

SpaceX capsule makes successful return flight with NASA crew

Live: SpaceX - NASA Launch

Watch live coverage as Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA make a second attempt at liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule.

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Astronaut sees Tel Aviv from space and sends blessings

Astronaut Jessica Meir, whose Jewish father fought in the 1948 War of Independence, tweets Israel photo from space and sends her blessing

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Presidential video call with all-women Spacewalk Crew

Watch: US President Donald Trump participated in a Video Call with the First All-Women Spacewalk Crew

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Jewish-Swedish astronaut embarks on space walk

Jewish-Swedish NASA astronaut participates in first all-female space walk.

Jewish-Swedish astronaut embarks on space walk

NASA to open space station for commercial businesses

Want to go to space? NASA may enable 2 private, commercial missions each year.

NASA to open space station for commercial businesses

NASA releases first image of Beresheet crash site

Image shows dark spot about 10 meters wide said to be where Israeli spacecraft crashed onto moon's surface last month.

NASA releases first image of Beresheet crash site

Israeli-Swedish astronaut preparing for first space flight

NASA's Jessica Meir to co-pilot spaceflight this September, on flight alongside first astronaut from United Arab Emirates.

Israeli-Swedish astronaut preparing for first space flight

Did NASA experiment survive 'Beresheet' lunar crash?

NASA device attached to top of Israeli spacecraft may have survived failed lunar landing, researchers believe.

Did NASA experiment survive 'Beresheet' lunar crash?

NASA head congratulates Israel

NASA Administrator after Beresheet fails to land on the moon: I have no doubt that Israel and SpaceIL will continue to explore.

NASA head congratulates Israel

Are Saturn's rings disappearing?

NASA says Saturn's iconic rings are disappearing.

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NASA Engineer targets porch pirates with glitter bombs

NASA engineer Mark Rober, noted for concocting elaborate homemade gadgets, decided to do something about thieves stealing packages.

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Soon: Israeli spacecraft to land on the moon

Israeli space agency partners with NASA to launch Israeli-made craft to the moon in the coming months.

Soon: Israeli spacecraft to land on the moon

NASA signs deal with Israel Space Agency for lunar mission

NASA, SpaceIL, sign agreement for mission allowing Israel to become fourth country to land on moon.

NASA signs deal with Israel Space Agency for lunar mission

Liquid sand hot tub - fluidized air bed

Sukkot's already arrived - but heat's still here. Want to freshen up without getting wet? Try liquid sand as a substitute!

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Will NASA's probe reach the sun?

NASA sends probe on a seven-year journey towards the sun.

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NASA could send another Israeli astronaut into space, says chief

New NASA chief visits Jerusalem, says agency could send another Israeli into space, 15 years after Ilan Ramon died on space shuttle mission.

NASA could send another Israeli astronaut into space, says chief

Fourth-grader applies for NASA position

9-year-old applies to be 'planetary protection officer,' NASA replies that they 'hope to see' student as an employee when he grows up.

Fourth-grader applies for NASA position

NASA to launch mission to Sun in 2018

NASA renames mission to Sun after living scientist, explains mission will explore Sun's atmosphere and its effects on Earth's power grid.

NASA to launch mission to Sun in 2018

US spacecraft to dive into Saturn's rings in 'grand finale'

12 years of Saturn research come to an end as scientists wait for the last few questions to be answered.

US spacecraft to dive into Saturn's rings in 'grand finale'

Israeli high schoolers build satellite sent to space by NASA

A group of Israeli high schoolers built a nanosatellite and sent it to space to study the atmosphere as part of an international project.

Israeli high schoolers build satellite sent to space by NASA