NASA’s Mars Curiosity is roving the Red Planet



NASA's Curiosity rover touched down on Mars last night at 10:31 PDT, or approximately 3 p.m. local time on the Red Planet.

NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars


NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars at 10:31 p.m. Aug. 5 PDT, or about 3 p.m. local time on the red planet.



Google Street View explores Kennedy Space Center



Over the past five decades, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida has acted as the launch point for an exciting generation of space technology and exploration.



Mars Curiosity Rover will face its moment of truth

NASA's Mars Curiosity remains on track to reach its destination on August 5, when the rover begins its complex descent to the red planet.

Kirk and Crusher team up on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars at 1:31 AM EDT on August 6.

US flags still standing strong on the moon

Harsh conditions and extreme temperatures are nothing in the face of symbols of American pride.

Curiosity rover ready to land on Mars

NASA's next big space project is about to hit its apex.

NASA tracks medium-intensity solar flare

On July 28, 2012, our sun emitted a mid-level flare which was subsequently categorized as an M6.2 by NASA scientists.

"Ice avalanches" found on Saturn moon

It's always cool when something new is discovered, especially when it's about 750 million miles away from Earth.

This galaxy is festooned with stellar nurseries

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a distant galaxy which 
contains a number of stellar nurseries.

Meteorite may explain life's 'left-handedness'

The predominance of 'lefthandedness' amongst amino acids in meteorites isn't, after all, an indication of biological activity, say scientists.

Greenland ice melt 'unprecedented', says NASA

Almost all of Greenland's surface ice cover has melted at some point this summer - twice as much as usual. It's the largest melt ever seen in more than 30 years of satellite observations.

Russian cargo ship fails to dock with ISS

A Russian attempt to redock the ISS Progress 47 resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station has failed, thanks to a a problem with the new Kurs-NA rendezvous system.

Inflatable heat shield passes NASA test

NASA's successfully tested a revolutionary inflatable heat shield, taking it safely through Earth's atmosphere at up to 7,600 mph.

Solar corona revealed in stunning hi-def images

NASA astronomers have released the highest-resolution images ever taken of the Sun's corona, its million-degree outer atmosphere, at an extreme-ultraviolet wavelength.

Small exoplanet may be covered in magma

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what may be the nearest world to our solar system that's smaller than Earth.

Pioneer anomaly explained - and Einstein can rest easy

Well, there's no need to rewrite physics, and it's got nothing to do with aliens. The unexpected slowing of NASA's Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft - the so-called Pioneer Anomaly - has been explained.

International space crew docks at ISS

The Russian rocket carrying space travelers from three different countries - including the US - has successfully landed at the International Space Station.

NASA wants you to land Curiosity rover on Mars

NASA and Microsoft have coded an Xbox Live game that allows players to land  a virtual copy of the space agency’s Mars Curiosity rover on the red planet.

SpaceX preps crewed Dragon ship

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) recently completed a critical design review of its versatile (crewed) Dragon spacecraft.