Early images from New Horizons' encounter with Pluto reveal an extraordinary surface of strange mountains and varying deposits of light and dark material
Humans have been visiting and exploring Mars for more than half a century, and NASA has released a video celebrating the agency's remarkable contributions
Después de lograr encender su motor –hazaña sobre la cual dependía su vida–, la segunda nave espacial en orbitar Júpiter se prepara para revolucionar nuestra visión del planeta gigante.
La principal misión para la próxima década del programa de vuelos espaciales humanos de Estados Unidos puede terminar antes de siquiera comenzar.
Las manchas brillantes que aparecen en las últimas fotos de la misión de la NASA al planeta enano pueden ser agua helada, dicen los investigadores.
El planeta, Kepler-452b, es probablemente rocoso y orbita en la zona habitable de su estrella, donde podría existir agua líquida.
La polémica Misión de Redirección de Asteroide de la agencia espacial ya no busca reorientar un asteroide hacia la órbita lunar alta.
NASA Ames researcher, former astronaut muse on the challenges and advantages of spending time on the high-gravity planet
The planet, Kepler 452 b, is likely rocky and orbits in its star’s habitable zone where liquid water can exist
High-resolution images of the icy worlds reveal towering mountains, yawning canyons and perhaps hints of a subsurface ocean
With two partially successful landing attempts of its Falcon 9 booster, the private company inches closer to its goal of making a fully reusable rocket
China, Russia and the U.S. are developing and testing controversial new capabilities to wage war in space despite their denial of such work
The wealthy technologist claims some of the world’s top experts on Earth-threatening asteroids are guilty of bad science
After more than 20 years the giant mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope is finally complete
A new approach to the decades-old problem of quantum gravity goes back to basics and shows how the building blocks of space and time pull themselves together
A recurrence of the 1859 solar superstorm would be a cosmic Katrina, causing billions of dollars of damage to satellites, power grids and radio communications
New pressure-sensitive paint (PSP) and imaging technology is helping engineers design more aerodynamic planes and spacecraft
With the national championship robotics competition less than a month away, 66 teams of young engineers have their bots throw down in New York City
Robots cleaned up what humans could not because of radioactive contamination after the worst nuclear accident in the nation's history 30 years ago
Africa's second-most endangered predator breaks out of the reserves created to protect it. Now, biologists are finding that it's own urine can be used to contain it