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    Nichelle Nichols, famous for her role as the communications officer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, has died at the age of 90, according to her official website.

  • James Webb Space Telescope: An Astronomer Explains the Stunning First Images

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Astronomer Reveals Details About How It Works

  • Inspired by Star Trek: Dr. Matthew Szydagis and His Journey Into Dark Matter

  • ‘Trek’ Stars Support The Planetary Society

  • This Day in Houston History: Pioneer 10 Launched in 1972

    On this day in history, March 2, 1972, NASA launched Pioneer 10 for its mission to Jupiter. The mission was initially slated as a 21-month mission, and instead lasted 25 years.

  • Houston History: Columbia Space Shuttle Breaks Apart on Re-entry

  • Texas Company Sold Possibly Tainted Fuel to NASA for SpaceX Rocket Launches: Feds

  • Today in Houston History: NASA Announces Discovery of TRAPPIST-1

  • Today in Houston History: Mars Opportunity Rover Dies Feb. 13, 2019

  • Today in Houston History: Bruce McCandless Goes on First Untethered Space Walk

    Bruce McCandless marked this day in history with the first untethered space walk on February 7, 1968. He spent much of his life in Houston.

  • Today in Houston History: Challenger Explodes January 28, 1986

  • Today in Houston History: New Horizons Launches in Mission to Pluto

  • This Month in Houston History: Apollo 1 Crew Dies in Fire January 27, 1967

  • James Webb Space Telescope: How to Launch a Giant Telescope

  • This Week in Houston History: Apollo 17 Lands December 19, 1972, Ending Program

  • This Week in Houston History: Texas Joins the Union, City Annexes New Territory

  • Wally Funk: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Using 20th Century Technology to catch ‘The Founders’

  • ‘Star Trek’ Did Not Inspire This World-Changing Tech

    Everyone has one now, and we’ve all been told that this device was inspired by Captain Kirk on The Original Series. This is not true…

  • WATCH: Chinese Rocket Falling to Earth from Jordan & Oman [VIDEO]

  • Nichelle Nichols: Trekking to Help NASA

  • The ‘Star Trek’ Connection to the Perseverance Mars Landing

  • Star Trek Actor Joins METI Search for Alien Life

  • Jupiter & Saturn’s ‘Great Conjunction’ Visible Worldwide Tonight: Here’s How to See It

    The "Great Conjunction" of Saturn and Jupiter will be visible to most people in the world tonight. Here is how to see it from where you live.

  • NASA Detected Water on the Moon’s Sunny Side. Here’s Why That Matters.

  • Steelers Sign Quarterback, Release Devlin Hodges

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon Live Stream: Watch the Return to Earth Online

  • What Time Does the SpaceX Crew Dragon Return to Earth?

  • Why It Matters if NASA Finds Ancient Life on Mars

    NASA sent its rover, Perseverance, on a mission to Mars on July 31 to search for microbial life and explore whether the planet could be habitable for humans.