NASA is working on a new communications system that could dramatically cut the time needed to transmit high-resolution images from Mars.
Neil Armstrong - the first person to walk on the moon - recently told Congress that America simply cannot maintain a realistic leadership position without human access to space.
NASA's busy Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has captured rare data of a flaring black hole releasing a blazing jet.
NASA - which recently retired its shuttle fleet - wants to hire private "space taxis" that will transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).
The asteroid widely believed to be responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs probably couldn't have been, observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope show.
NASA will be launching an undersea exploration mission in the Atlantic Ocean on October 17, 2011.
NASA says its new Space Launch System (SLS) - which has been tapped to transport astronauts to Mars - will be larger and more powerful than even the massive Saturn V moon rocket.
Three International Space Station crew members returned safely to Earth yesterday after a longer-than expected stay, as NASA sets a tentative launch schedule for the coming months.
NASA’s Kepler telescope has discovered the existence of a world with a double sunset - as famously depicted in Star Wars more than 30 years ago.
NASA administrator Charles Bolden has confirmed that the space agency is ready to develop its next-gen Space Launch System (SLS).
When the 9/11 terror attacks took place ten years ago, they were filmed by the only American not on earth at the time.
NASA is hoping to launch its twin Grail spacecraft this morning, after a temporary delay because of poor weather.
Put on your hard hats, everybody: NASA's warning that a defunct satellite is set to hit the earth sometime in the next six weeks.
A new report published by the National Research Council recommends that NASA should "take steps" to maintain a highly trained astronaut corps - even as the United States enters an extended post-shuttle era.
NASA is preparing for a number of worst-case scenarios that could leave the International Space Station (ISS) without a crew for an extended period of time.
A nostalgic NASA - clearly pining for the glory days of its manned space program - has released a slew of new pictures depicting the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites.
It's a good thing Domino's no longer guarantees it can get pizza to any location in 30 minutes or less.
NASA's Mars rover Opportunity - recently arrived at the Endeavour crater - has found a rock that's different from anything it's seen before.
A recently published report warns that space junk poses a clear and present danger to orbiting satellites and the International Space Station (ISS).
Engineers from NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are working on a suitcase-sized nuclear reactor for use on the moon and other planets.