Bright spots in the latest pictures from NASA’s mission to the dwarf planet may be water ice, researchers say
NASA’s new space station mission is not a big step toward Mars, but mostly a holding pattern
The much-hyped James Webb Space Telescope promises to revolutionize exoplanet science, but only if astronomers can agree on how to use it.
Washington, D.C. and New York City greet the retiring shuttles
Although we've only just begun to see the scientific return from NASA's New Horizons mission and its close encounter with the Pluto–Charon system, this has been an unexpectedly profound human endeavor...
This is what NASA's Parker Solar Probe plans to fly through
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 módulo de aterrizaje Schiaparelli aún no ha llamado a casa y eso tiene a los científicos temiendo lo peor.
With its LightSail project, the Planetary Society aims to take the next step in its decades-long quest to transform spaceflight
A series of delays thwarted repeated liftoff attempts on Thursday. A second attempt is set for Friday morning
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
(Un)inflated Expectations: Airless Lunar Wheel Concept Gets a Workout on Moon Rover Prototypes [Slide Show]
A tire company works toward a design for the extremes of space that doesn't need inflating
The Schiaparelli lander’s failure to phone home has scientists fearing the worst
With the Schiaparelli lander, Europe hopes to join the U.S. and Russia in successfully touching down on the Red Planet
A privately funded small space telescope could soon seek Earth-like planets around the sun’s nearest neighboring stars
NASA Ames researcher, former astronaut muse on the challenges and advantages of spending time on the high-gravity planet
Poised to enter Jovian orbit on July 4, the NASA spacecraft is set to probe the gas giant’s deepest mysteries
Despite technical glitches and regulatory hurdles, nanosatellite swarms could someday be the cornerstone for revolutionary interplanetary or even interstellar space-science missions
NASA's beautiful collection of astromaterials is meticulously collected, catalogued and preserved for researchers to delve into the origins of our planet and the solar system