WTOP Space Contributor Greg Redfern discusses the latest stories from the final frontier -- from major discoveries -- to the near drowning of an Italian astronaut during a spacewalk.
Study: Mysterious MERS virus probably infecting camels in Saudi Arabia for at least 2 decades
Ovary removal helps high-risk women avoid cancer; study suggests earlier better for some women
Scientists solve mystery of whales in Chile desert, found in fossilized skeleton graveyard
While it happened in September of last year, details are just emerging about a huge meteorite that hit the moon.
A newly unveiled smartphone offers encrypted communications, but even its developer says there is no such thing as an NSA-proof phone.
NASA scientists turn their technology and research to help manage California's drought
Guitarist Franny Beecher of early rock's Bill Haley and the Comets dies at 92
Former shuttle astronaut Dale Gardner dies; helped retrieve stranded satellite on 1984 mission
NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, also known as IRIS, witnessed a huge, solar flare -- the biggest since its was launched last summer.
BRCA cancer genes at a glance
Turbulence forces NASA, Navy to halt space capsule recovery test off San Diego coast
Manta rays worth more alive than dead; Indonesia becomes world's largest sanctuary
Sriracha sauce is a hot trend but not too hot for your mouth.
Mexican researchers spot endangered 'water monster' axolotl, easing fears no more were in wild
A recent study has found that a dog's brain reacts to the human voice in similar ways as a human brain does, signaling that perhaps dogs process emotion in the same way as humans, too.
U.Va. board approves new master's programs in data science and European studies
Left in the cold: World warmed to fourth hottest January on record as eastern US chilled out
Mexico, US, Canada leaders agree to form working group on conservation of Monarch butterflies
Talk about mood lighting.