NASA's announced that it's to launch an unmanned ship to an asteroid in 2016, gathering samples that could help to explain how life began.
NASA's announced its plans for the US spacecraft it hopes will take human beings into deep space.
A serial hacker known as "TinKode" claims to have successfully breached an FTP site belonging to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Space shuttle Endeavour is ready to go, says NASA, in what will be its last launch and the second-to-last for any shuttle.
There's a vast ocean of molten magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's moon Io, NASA scientists have found.
Astronomers have observed a massive 'superflare' from the Crab Nebula - but are scratching their heads to try to explain it.
A mission to sail the seas of Titan is one of three projects shortlisted by NASA for its next Discovery mission.
Einstein famously pointed out to an admirer that while a thousand experiments couldn't prove him right, a single one could prove him wrong.
Arctic sea ice concentration was at its second-lowest ever in March, according to data from NASA.
A startup company known as Moon Express Inc. has deployed a new app developed by CrowdOptic to give researchers and fanboys an augmented reality experience of shuttle launches.
The launch of space shuttle Endeavour, originally planned for last Friday, will be delayed at least until following the discovery of problems with a heater on a fuel line.
A Florida congrssman has introduced a bill calling for a US manned moon mission by 2022.
Bill Posey's bill - H.R. 1641, the Reasserting American Leadership in Space Act - says that a return to the moon would benefit the country through everything from new technologies to improved natinal security.
This week, the Hubble Space Telescope turned 21! Shots? Well, not for this special birthday.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is currently working with NASA to develop a major Mars exploration project.
What do more than a thousand planet candidates and their suns look like? Jason Rowe, of NASA's Kepler science team has produced an image that shows each of the 1,235 potential planets so far discovered transiting its star.
NASA's released the first picture of the surface of Mercury taken by its Messenger spacecraft early yesterday morning.
NASA's computer network is open to potentially catastrophic hacking attacks across the internet, its inspector general Paul Martin has warned.
NASA says it's abandoned plans for two high-resolution 3D cameras to be carried by the next Mars rover.
Move over CERN: a pattern of X-ray 'stripes' in the remains of a supernova may provide the first direct evidence that supernovae can accelerate particles to energies a hundred times higher than the Large Ladron Collider.
Scientists have been studying how spaceflight makes bacteria more virulent, in work that could have implications for the health of the Earthbound as well as astronauts.