NASA has released a panoramic image depicting the ruddy terrain around the outcrop where the space agency's Opportunity rover spent its most recent Martian winter.
When I was little, once a summer my family would travel to the big science museum in Boston, Mass.
Space portals allowing travelers to navigate vast distances between the stars have long been a theme in popular science fictions stories such as Stargate.
NASA showcased its space-bound Orion capsule during a ceremony at Kennedy Space Center in Florida earlier this morning.
Relatively few galaxies are endowed with the sweeping, luminous spiral arms or brightly glowing center of our own Milky Way galaxy.
An international team of astronomers have positively identified significant changes in the atmosphere of a planet located beyond our solar system.
Charles Messier, the famous 18th century French astronomer, may have cataloged over 100 galaxies and clusters, even though he was primarily interested in comets.
Launched by NASA in 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft has been operating for 34 years, 9 months and 17 days.
Almost a quarter of a crater near the moon's south pole is covered with ice, scientists using NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft have found.
A large asteroid that initially had scientists worried has only a small chance of striking the Earth in 2040, says NASA.
Antarctica was once as warm as Iceland - warm enough for vegetation and even trees to thrive, a new study has found.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has spotted long-standing methane lakes near the equator of Saturn’s moon Titan.
Following a successful launch, NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has begun its mission to discover secrets of buried black holes and other exotic objects.
NASA has decided its precision landing gear is accurate enough to let it land the Curiosity Mars rover a lot closer to its target than expected.
NASA scientists say they've made a discovery in the Arctic Ocean 'as dramatic and unexpected as finding a rainforest in the middle of a desert'.
NASA believes it's spotted the dappled light of the first objects in the universe with the best precision yet.
A new video shot by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft depicts a dappled, variegated surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) may be the size of a refrigerator, but it will undoubtedly help astronomers discover some of the most interesting aspects of our universe.
NASA is preparing to deploy a pair of unmanned aircraft above stormy skies to help forecasters improve their understanding of hurricane formation and intensity changes.
NASA's NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is hoping to use Venus's transit of the sun on June 5 to better calibrate its instruments.