Avatar director James Cameron has persuaded NASA to let him help design a high-resolution 3D camera for the next Mars Rover.
A multi-million-dollar space balloon crashed on takeoff this morning in Australia, hitting a car.
The new Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) could be as important to science as the Hubble Space Telescope, says NASA, as it releases its first close-up pictures of the sun.
NASA is preparing to launch the first human-like robot to space as part of the Discovery STS-133 mission planned for September.
NASA has announced its plans for the next few years. With the Constellation program for a manned moon landing axed, the focus will instead be on missions to the International Space Station and flight beyond Earth's orbit.
NASA, the US Navy and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have successfully tested the first robotic underwater vehicle to be powered entirely by natural ocean thermal energy.
Venus is still capable of volcanic eruptions, data from ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft suggests.
More than 100 student teams from around the globe will this weekend take part in NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race.
NASA has released the first Mars pictures commissioned by the public - and there's not a thumbprint or double exposure among them.
US regulators have kicked off what promises to be a thorough investigation of glitches allegedly plaguing some of Toyota's vehicular systems and related software.
In an example of life imitating art - if art's the right word - NASA has released images of Saturn's icy moon Mimas looking for all the world like Pac-Man eating a dot.
New NASA measurements show that the Gulf Stream has not slowed down over the past 15 years. In fact, it may even have sped up slightly.
NASA has upgraded its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity with advanced autonomous capabilities.
Engineers at Lockheed Martin have successfully completed fabrication of the world's largest heat shield.
Instruments aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft have detected millions of tons of water ice near the moon's north pole.
NASA has released a series of images that reveal a "forest" of geysers spraying ice from prominent fissures along the south polar region of Enceladus.
In space, no one can hear you scream or listen to your iPod.
NASA has released the first pictures from its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, WISE.
Space is the final frontier. We haven't lived up to the promise of the 1950s and 60s, the heyday of the space race but we still carry with us dreams of the stars. Mike Honig, an avowed space exploration enthusiast, gives his take on the Administration's recent cost cutting impact on our integalactic future.
The latest set of pictures from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope provide the most detailed images yet of Pluto.