More than 500 students from around the world are expected to converge on The Marshall Space Flight Center to take their homemade buggies for a spin on NASA's simulated lunar course
Annual contest held by Mars Society highlights robotic innovation and makes for some snazzy-looking rovers
The co-founder of SpaceIL, a contender for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, discusses his plans to reach the moon
European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft crashed and possibly exploded
The wealthy technologist claims some of the world’s top experts on Earth-threatening asteroids are guilty of bad science
Controversy swirls around a bold proposal for a bigger, better—and expensive—replacement for NASA’s premier space telescope
Seeking Antarctica’s Huddled Masses: Humans Make First Contact with Emperor Penguin Colony [Slide Show]
Explorers venture into uncharted territory to help scientists map Antarctica’s emperor penguin population from space
New findings reveal a crater’s vaporous hazes, and hint at the dwarf planet’s possible origin in the outer solar system
A spacecraft set to fly by Pluto next week has returned photos that reveal more detail of four large dark patches near the equator
Whether peering into deep space or checking on human activity, spacecraft and satellites from days gone by are still on the job
The mammoth infrared observatory, scheduled to launch in 2014, will look back to the first stars in the universe
America's keystone human spaceflight mission for the next decade may be over before it begins
A Wet Run for a Dry Planet: NASA Tests Drilling Technology in the Desert with Mars Sample Return in Mind [Slide Show]
Despite a gummed up drill bit and three days of very un-Martian precipitation, engineers pronounced the test a success--and learned to expect the unexpected, whether it be in the California outback or on Mars...
The July 8 launch of Atlantis was as visually spectacular as any prior shuttle liftoff, but the images are particularly compelling for their historic import
The U.S. Defense Department has added thousands of automated aircraft added to its fleet over the past decade to support operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan as concerns of drone accuracy persist...
More than two dozen works of art ferried to and from (as well as created on) the International Space Station went on exhibit to benefit learning centers inspired by space shuttle Challenger...
The International Space Station is starting its 11th year of continuous human habitation. Here is a look at designs for orbiting outposts that didn't make it off the drawing board
مسبار وكالة الفضاء الأوروبية "سكياباريللي" تحطم وربما انفجر على سطح المريخ.
A starship comes tearing through the solar system, its sensors capturing a brief glimpse of the inner planets. A small blue-green world spins while its tiny dark moon gyrates around it.
For the first time two spacecraft will soon make up-close studies of objects from the solar system’s Kuiper Belt, a mysterious region beyond Neptune’s orbit.