The scientific community is aflutter after reports, images, and video of a massive meteor explosion in Russia clogged the Internet early Friday morning.
New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory indicates that a highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in our Milky Way galaxy.
The Middle East has lost fresh water reserves equivalent to the entire Dead Sea over the last ten years, data from NASA satellites shows.
NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) made a textbook launch at 1:02 pm EST yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used the drill on its robotic arm to bore into a rock on Mars and extract a sample for analysis.
The further away scientists look, the further back in time they see. Astronomers use this method to study the evolution of the Universe by analyzing nearby and more distant galaxies and comparing their features.
NASA's ability to track satellites and orbiting spacecraft is about to get a big boost, following the launch last night of a next-generation communication satellite.
This past week, NASA resurrected the stalwart F-1 engine that powered the Saturn V rocket, test firing its gas generator at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
NASA has signed up to join the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Euclid mission, a space telescope due to launch in 2020 and designed to investigate dark matter and dark energy.
In some dramatic images, astronomers have for the first time observed magnetic braids of super-hot matter on the surface of the sun, the first clear evidence of energy transfer from its magnetic field to the solar atmosphere or corona.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has found evidence that McLaughlin Crater once contained a lake fed by flowing groundwater.
NASA scientists have successfully beamed an iconic image of the Mona Lisa to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft from Earth.
A rather busy patch of space was recently snapped by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Scattered with many nearby stars, the field boasts numerous galaxies in the background.
If you're a fan of astronomy or simply enjoy looking up at the nighttime sky, you probably are already familiar with a number of space-related apps for smartphones, such as Google's Sky Map.
Call it a bouncy castle at your peril: it's an expandable space habitat, don't you know. And it's to be the next big addition to the International Space Station, arriving in 2015 for a two-year trial.
The European Space Agency is teaming up with NASA for a mission that will take human beings beyond Earth orbit for the first time in 40 years - and eventually, it says, further than ever before.
Last year was the ninth warmest since 1880, say NASA scientists, and the warmest recorded by far for the continental US.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is on the road again, driving toward a flat rock with pale veins that the team says could help shed light on Mars' watery past.
NASA scientists are now certain that the asteroid Apophis won't, as feared, hit the Earth during a flyby in 2036.
NASA is conducting its first round of tests to develop robots capable of repairing and refueling satellites in space.