Lunar orbiter had finished its 100-day mission last month and was on overtime.
Astronomers say a planet that is rotated on its axis may have a better chance of sustaining life.
Kepler-186f is a rocky planet that orbits a red dwarf star 500 light years away and exists in the Goldilocks zone, where conditions for life may be just right.
A NASA veggie farm will allow astronauts who have been longing for lettuce to finally grow their own in space.
NASA is pressing ahead with Monday’s planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, promising the situation is safe.
NASA orders spacewalk repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.
A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week’s launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.
Scientists say strange flash of light is likely a cosmic ray.
According to health and ethic experts, NASA should set up ethical rules regarding health of astronauts on long space flights.
After insisting that space relations wouldn’t be altered by earthly politics, NASA on Wednesday said it was severing ties with Russia except for the International Space Station.