Following the first successful touchdown on a comet by the European Space Agency’s Philae probe, a NASA director expressed his own excitement by declaring it a big step toward “moving off this planet” and “taking” the entire solar system.
The International Space Station is out of harm’s way after flying higher to avoid space junk.
Prominent scientist Richard Bizel argues NASA is wasting time and money by trying to nudge a near-Earth asteroid into a Lunar orbit.
Astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.
Solar observatory spots a line of gas and plasma that stretches across the sun’s surface.
A NASA-backed study is exploring deep-sleep stasis for its crew members as a way to dramatically reduce the cost of sending humans on a lengthy trip to Mars.
Soyuz rocket carrying one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts launched from a facility in Kazakhstan.
NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
Astronauts train for a low gravity environment by living under the sea.