All that glitters may not be gold, but galaxy ESO 318-13 is nonetheless very impressive indeed.
A report sponsored by NASA has concluded that the agency is failing to inspire the world, the nation or even its own staff, and is unlikely to achieve long-term objectives such as a manned Mars landing.
US start-up company, Golden Spike, plans to offer affordable and routine trips to the moon.
NASA scientists have spotted long, narrow gullies on the giant asteroid Vesta that they say may have been carved out by liquid water.
NASA's twin Grail probes have revealed the surface of the moon in unprecedented detail, showing unbelievably deep cracks, craters and tectonic structures.
NASA is making ambitious plans to land a second rover on Mars in 2020 and send astronauts there in the 2030s.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a rather impressive image of the irregular NGC 5253 galaxy.
NASA’s Messenger spacecraft has found that water ice likely exists on the frozen poles of Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
For the first time, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has recorded the effect of changing seasons on Saturn’s Earth-like moon Titan.
Cassini scientists have found a second 'Pac-Man' moon orbiting Saturn, this time on the moon Tethys.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the spiral galaxy ESO 499-G37, seen below against a backdrop of distant galaxies, scattered with nearby stars.
Space nuts may get an early Christmas present this year: rumors are flying that NASA is preparing to announce the discovery of organic molecules on Mars - a possible sign of life.
A study of water from the Martian interior shows that Mars was originally formed from similar building blocks to Earth, but evolved differently later on.
Three astronauts have returned safely to Earth after 127 days in space on the International Space Station.
A recent image snapped by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope illustrates numerous luminous galaxies glowing just like fireflies on a dark night.
In support of their views, climate change skeptics have long pointed to the fact that Antarctic sea ice - unlike that in the Arctic - is actually growing.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently captured an impressive view of the center of globular cluster NGC 6362.
The ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile recently captured a colorful view of the globular star cluster NGC 6362.
The nearby star Fomalhaut does host a massive exoplanet after all, say NASA scientists following a second look at Hubble data.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been watching the aftermath of the largest and hottest stratospheric vortex ever detected in our solar system.