A microwave radiometer onboard the Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter could soon reveal where and how the giant planet formed
If confirmed, the icy Jovian moon’s eruptions could offer new pathways for exploring its subsurface ocean
New Horizons went into “safe mode” on Saturday but the probe should be back to normal science operations by Tuesday, exactly one week before it performs the flyby
The blockbuster film’s futuristic vision of interplanetary exploration could soon be out of date
At just before 7:50 A.M. today, July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Pluto. After a 9.5-year, three-billion-mile voyage, the ship got within about 7,750 miles from the surface...
Genetic blueprints attached to a rocket survived a short spaceflight and later passed on their biological instructions
The Rosetta spacecraft got a good look at the large, main-belt asteroid during a July flyby
Scientists hope that real-time information about potential solar disturbances can be used to warn those relying on operations in the increasingly crowded low Earth orbit
Low-cost spacecraft called CubeSats are helping bring open-source, DIY culture to spaceflight
Missed watching the NASA's Juno spacecraft embark for the solar system's largest planet? Here are some photos of the liftoff
Next week will be the last opportunity this century to see the planet Venus as a little black dot moving across the solar disk--a rare event with a long, important history in astronomy
Ferrying space shuttles across the country is just one of the very odd jobs given to the workhorse jumbo jet
Science and a furnace turn glass and metallic oxides into fantastic worlds
Fully opening this new window on the universe will take decades—even centuries
Over the years humans have deployed spacecraft into some wild, wacky, and extremely clever orbital configurations to better study the cosmos.
A toothpick proves that nobody's getting to the stars very quickly using conventional rocketry
Con dos intentos de aterrizaje del Falcon 9 parcialmente exitosos, la compañía privada está cada vez más cerca de su objetivo de hacer un cohete totalmente reutilizable...
El planeta, Kepler-452b, es probablemente rocoso y orbita en la zona habitable de su estrella, donde podría existir agua líquida.
Wrinkled landscapes and spouting jets on Saturn's sixth-largest moon hint at underground waters
New pressure-sensitive paint (PSP) and imaging technology is helping engineers design more aerodynamic planes and spacecraft