Ever Wondered What A Volcanic Eruption Looks Like From Space? Check Out This NASA Imagery

Energy | Michael Bastasch
An ash cloud rises above Kilauea Volcano after it erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island May 3, 2018, in this photo obtained from social media. (Photo credit: Janice Wei/via REUTERS) | NASA Satellite Shows Volcano Pollution

‘extending about 1,300 miles downstream’

Cruz Bashes 'Deeply Troubling' Proposal To End International Space Station Funding

Tech | Kyle Perisic

‘Prematurely canceling a program for political reasons costs jobs and wastes billions of dollars’

Lamar Smith Causes Cognitive Dissonance By Getting NASA Back Into SETI

op-ed | Mark Whittington
An old NASA logo hangs on a wall at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in a 2016 file image. (Marjie Lambert/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images) | 4chan Trolls NASA

The climate for space science in Congress is completely different in 2018 than it was 25 years ago

NASA Just Launched A Rover To Probe Deep Inside Of Mars

US | Thomas Phippen

‘First map of the inside of the planet’

NASA Astronaut Scared Of Heights Reveals 'Gateway' To Mars

US | Gabrielle Okun
Crew member of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 53/54 Joseph Acaba of the U.S. gives a thumbs up while sitting behind a glass wall during a news conference before the launch to the ISS scheduled for September 13, at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

‘Logical first step’

4chan Tolls NASA, Forces It To Shut Down Online Voting System

Tech | Kyle Perisic
An old NASA logo hangs on a wall at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in a 2016 file image. (Marjie Lambert/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images) | 4chan Trolls NASA

“Send our boys Thomas and friends to NASA for something great instead of losing because they’re not dark enough!”

It Turns Out Uranus Smells Really Bad

Tech | Gabrielle Okun
Planet Uranus. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Shutterstock/ NASA images | It Turns Out Uranus Smells Really Bad

‘Odiferous conditions’

NASA Is Determined To Find New Planets

US | Gabrielle Okun
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is shown in this conceptual illustration obtained by Reuters on March 28, 2018. NASA plans to send TESS into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set for blastoff sometime between April 16 and June on a two-year mission. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Handout via REUTERS

‘Tell us where to look’

NASA: The First Person Who Goes To Mars Should Be A Woman

US | Gabrielle Okun
FILE PHOTO: A test version of the Orion crew module is shown following testing and recovery procedures with the U.S. Navy in San Diego, California, U.S., January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

‘I don’t mind volunteering’

AUDIT: Mismanagement At NASA's Global Warming Arm Resulted In $1.6 Million In 'Unallowable' Costs

Energy | Michael Bastasch
NASA's global warming research arm inappropriately spent $1.63 million in the last six years due to poor oversight, according to an Office of Inspector General audit. (Photo: L Galbraith/Shutterstock)

‘An inherent conflict of interest’

NASA Is Working On A Plan To Stop An Asteroid From Smacking The Earth In 100 Years

Energy | Tim Pearce
A Meteor glowing as it enters the Earth's atmosphere.

‘We’re doing these design studies to prepare ourselves’

With Robert Lightfoot's Resignation, The Leadership Crisis At NASA Just Got REAL

op-ed | Mark Whittington
astronaut NASA Shutterstock/Vladi333

Meanwhile, Jim Bridenstine has been caught in a game of political chicken

Who Will Run NASA Now That Its Acting Administrator Is Retiring?

Energy | Tim Pearce
NASA logo on mock Globe at NASA Kennedy Space Center. (Shutterstock/Nadezda Murmakova) | NASA Acting Administrator Is Retiring

Trump’s nominee is held up in Congress