Space.com Astronauts Restore Space Station to Full Health in Quick Repair Spacewalk 2017-05-23T10:14:00.000000000-04:00 NASA astronauts sped through an urgent spacewalk this morning (May 23) to replace a malfunctioning computer relay box outside the International Space Station. Image of the Day 2017-05-23T10:00:00.000000000-04:00 NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this view of a storm on Jupiter known as the Little Red Spot. Storytelling Platform 'Makers Men' Profiles Astronaut Leland Melvin | Video 2017-05-23T08:30:00.000000000-04:00 Makers Men “highlights a select group of men who have taken concrete actions to help make the world a more equal place for women,” according to the shows producers. The NASA astronaut fits the bill. Astronaut Leland Melvin Celebrated for Work Championing Women 2017-05-23T08:30:00.000000000-04:00 Leland Melvin, the NFL football player turned NASA astronaut, now spends his days inspiring women and minorities to pursue careers in STEAM fields. Orbit of Earth-Size Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1h in Alien Solar System Nailed Down 2017-05-23T07:05:00.000000000-04:00 Astronomers have nailed down the path of the outermost planet in the TRAPPIST-1 system, finding that this world takes 19 Earth days to complete one lap around its small, faint host star. Space News Webcasts: Space Station Crew Performs Vital Repair Spacewalk 2017-05-23T07:00:00.000000000-04:00 On Tuesday, May 23, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will perform a critical computer relay box replacement after a failure on May 20. You can watch the spacewalk live here, beginning at 6:30 a.m. EDT (1030 GMT). Hot-Donut Earth? Planet May Once Have Taken on Odd 'Synestia' Form 2017-05-23T07:00:00.000000000-04:00 Earth probably became a "synestia" for a brief period about 4.5 billion years ago. That's the term for a newly proposed cosmic object: a huge, hot, donut-shaped mass of vaporized rock that results from the collision of two planet-size bodies. Watch Astronauts Do a Quick But Vital Spacewalk Repair Today 2017-05-23T07:00:00.000000000-04:00 Two NASA astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station today (May 23) on an unplanned spacewalk to replace a vital computer data relay box. Supernova Face-Off May Solve 40-Year-Old Antimatter Mystery 2017-05-22T11:45:00.000000000-04:00 The majority of antimatter that pervades the Milky Way may come from clashing remnants of dead stars, a new study finds. Space Shuttle Crewmates Foale and Ochoa Enter Astronaut Hall of Fame 2017-05-22T11:11:00.000000000-04:00 Nearly 25 years after they lifted off together, Michael Foale and Ellen Ochoa entered the Astronaut Hall of Fame as inductees. Ochoa and Foale made up the 16th class of shuttle astronauts to be inducted, bringing the total to 95.