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Recent articles by Amanda:

See NASA's patriotic new Artemis spacesuits for the moon and Mars

If you like the colors red, white and blue, you'll love NASA's new moonwalking look. → Read More

NASA Mars lander may be able to save its stuck 'mole'

A clever workaround seems to be helping the InSight lander burrow into the Red Planet. → Read More

An asteroid gloriously photobombed this Hubble Crab Nebula image

An old Hubble Space Telescope image revealed a new cosmic treasure. → Read More

Watch this magical video of whales blowing bubbles to catch dinner

Get both a drone's-eye and an underwater view of how humpback whales use bubble-net fishing to round up krill. → Read More

California wildfire smoke stretches forever in view from space

The plume from the Saddleridge Fire near Los Angeles covers hundreds of miles. → Read More

Saddleridge Fire smoke stretches forever in dramatic view from space

The plume from the Southern California wildfire covers hundreds of miles. → Read More

On National Coming Out Day, these tweets capture pride and hope

From Pete Buttigieg to Lin-Manuel Miranda, Twitter users are delivering a message of love and support. → Read More

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, first person to walk in space, dies at 85

The legendary cosmonaut stepped out into space in 1965. → Read More

Elon Musk and NASA chief play nice in person after SpaceX kerfuffle

After a bit of public sniping, Jim Bridenstine and Elon Musk put on a unified front as they look ahead to launching astronauts to the ISS in 2020. → Read More

NASA's next-gen spacesuits will give astronauts more freedom to move on the moon

All that blooper footage of Apollo astronauts falling over in their bulky suits may be a thing of the past. → Read More

Freaky air-breathing fish sparks 'kill it immediately' warning

Georgia's Department of Natural Resources has no patience for this invasive species. → Read More

NASA Artemis spacesuits could mean the end of astronaut moon bloopers

You'll just have to be content with all that footage of Apollo astronauts falling over on the moon. → Read More

Mold pigs! Trapped in amber! 30 million years ago!

Watch out, water bears. You've got some competition in the cute, weird, tiny animal department. → Read More

Diamonception: Miners find diamond trapped inside another diamond

The Matryoshka diamond is nicknamed for the Russian nesting dolls. → Read More

You must see this giant gelatinous squid egg ball

Rolling in the de-ee-eep. → Read More

ISS experiment makes meat in microgravity using a 3D bioprinter

Aleph Farms is developing "cultivated beef steaks" on Earth, but wanted to apply its knowledge in space. → Read More

Saturn crowned as new 'king of moons' in the solar system

Tough luck, Jupiter. Saturn now has 82 known moons, and we can help name them. → Read More

Glenlivet seaweed capsules look like whisky-filled Tide Pods

Don't eat Tide Pods. Do eat Glenlivet whisky capsules, if you're into that sort of thing. → Read More

See a 'cosmic pretzel' stuffed with twin baby stars

The universe can file this one under "cute baby photos" in its scrapbook. → Read More

Star Wars melded with Le Creuset, and the pans are perfect for porg roast

There's a Han Solo frozen carbonite roaster and now I want to bake a sarlacc. → Read More