Unlocking the mysteries of the solar system
Last ditch attempt to escape ditch
The prettiest astronauts yet
Giant photos to go on display nationwide
With $1m to speed it on its way
Volcanic features discovered
Famously proposed by Arthur C Clarke, a space elevator is a little closer to reality.
Astronomers have discovered a gigantic assembly of galaxies located almost seven billion light-years from Earth.
Russia is planning to build a nuclear-powered spacecraft for a manned mission to Mars.
Astronomers have observed the oldest and most distant object yet, a gigantic stellar explosion known as a Gamma Ray Burst (GRB).
The maiden test flight of NASAs next-generation launch vehicle, Ares I-X has been scrubbed for today (Tuesday) due to adverse weather conditions at the Cape. Flight Director Ed Mango is currently meeting with his senior staff to decide if a second attempt will be made tomorrow or Thursday.
NASA has photographed night falling over Saturn's entire ring system, an event which happens only once every 15 years.
NASA has launched a free iPhone application that allows users to
easily access videos, images and news updates published by the space
The most distant - and oldest - galaxy cluster yet has been discovered, beating the previous record holder by about a billion light years.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is looking for willing guinea-pigs for an eighteen-month Mars mission. The catch? It's just a simulation.
A NASA scientist has sought to dispel hysterical rumors that claim an
imaginary traveling planet known as Nibiru will destroy the Earth in
Researchers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) said today that
they'e discovered 32 more planets - or exoplanets as they're called.
NASA’s Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) did indeed kick up the hoped-for debris plume, and generated useful data.
While mapping the solar system's edge for the first time, NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), spacecraft has discovered a 'space ribbon' two billion miles long.
Rather than just creating black holes that would wipe out the earth, or at least turn it into a larger version of Detroit, the Large Hadron Collider could help develop a hyperdrive which would allow spacecraft to approach the speed of light.