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Movie scene showing crowd of women walking down hallway (© Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox)

Science, math heroines are hidden no more

The movie "Hidden Figures" on women's unsung role in launching the U.S. space program now is inspiring female scientists and STEM advocates worldwide.
Boy maneuvering boat out of a flooded house in Vietnam (© AP Images)

Satellite partnership keeps Vietnam a step ahead of floods

Vietnam and its neighbors have always been vulnerable to water disasters, but a new satellite data partnership is helping the region be ready.
Earth rising over lunar horizon (NASA)

World Space Week 2017 celebrates exploration [video]

Cities around the world host thousands of events October 4–10 for World Space Week 2017. Get excited for "exploring new worlds in space."
Three astronauts in space station (NASA)

Two hurricanes hit home for an American astronaut

Astronaut Joe Acaba, the first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage, offered support to those affected by the hurricane that struck Puerto Rico.
Saturn (NASA/JPL)

After epic mission, Cassini takes final plunge into Saturn [video]

NASA's Cassini space probe will cap off two decades of discovery in a blaze of glory, breaking up over the sky of Saturn like a meteor.
Astronaut placing helmet on teenage girl's head (Globo)

Meet NASA’s astronaut for a day … from Brazil

Follow 11-year-old Anna Paulla's trip of a lifetime to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Texas, with TV star Luciano Huck and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy.
Smiling woman wearing eclipse glasses (© Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Americans are in a frenzy over total solar eclipse

Millions of Americans plan to watch the August 21 eclipse while scientists are eager to gather data not accessible at any other time.
Two jets flying in a dark sky (NASA)

Jets will chase August’s total eclipse [video]

Two NASA WB-57 jets will streak into the darkness of a total solar eclipse in an attempt to unravel mysteries of the sun and the planet Mercury.
Telescope in front of city skyline (NASA)

Will NASA’s newest telescope find the first light of the universe?

Scientists hope two NASA space telescopes will tell us more about the origins of the universe and the search for life in the cosmos.