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So a supercomputer is only as powerful as 16 PS3s for this type of stuff? i bet the 16 PS3 collectively cost a lot less than the supercomputer...
Defending itself like a knight in a fight, Earth can funnel material from its immediate surroundings to act as a buffer against incoming geomagnetic storms
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one.
It's only the size of a dishwasher and weighs as much as giant panda, but its inventors are hoping this spacecraft will go where no other Israeli vessel has gone before - to the moon.
About 5 million years ago, an asteroid or comet slammed into Mars so hard that rocks and other debris launched into space.
President Barack Obama's 2015 NASA budget plan includes funding for a robotic mission to an ocean-bearing moon of Jupiter and could help boost commercial ventures to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA officials said on Tuesday.
It's set to come within 216,000 miles of Earth, which is closer than you think.
NASA says cooperation on International Space Station continues, but asks for funding to end reliance on Russian transport
A mysterious dark spot in downtown Tokyo. A flock of dancing dots in the Pacific. A town that's half orange, half green. Astronaut puzzlers seen from space.
Since the mid-1990s, when fuel stopped flowing from the defunct Soviet Union to North Korea, the famously hermetic country has descended into darkness.
NASA will admit on Wednesday that Luca Parmitano's space suit leaked on two space walks in July, after details on the initial incident were not properly disseminated, ABC News has learned.