Another crucial instrument on the Curiosity Mars rover has had its first test: the Dust Removal Tool, used to sweep dust from the rover's target rocks.
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered four new planets that are less than twice the size of Earth and which orbit in their star's habitable zone.
NASA researchers are currently evaluating small tiles made of space trash to determine if they can be safely stored aboard spacecraft and used as radiation shielding during future deep-space missions.
Rolling robots like spiky tumbleweeds could be used to explore the moons of Mars, says a team of NASA, Stanford and MIT engineers.
NASA's released a new, stunning self-portrait of the Curiosity Mars rover, stitched together from dozens of high-resolution images.
You can now check-in to earn the Mars Curiosity Rover badge on the social networking site, Foursquare.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has managed to capture a spectacular image of the bright star-forming ring that surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097.
The US Geological Survey is to decomission Landsat 5 - the longest-operating Earth observing satellite mission ever.
So the world didn’t end on December 21, and it’s more good news for the future of humanity with the announcement that Asteroid 2011 AG5 is no longer an impact risk.
NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover is looking for new rocks to drill in area known as Yellowknife Bay on the Red Planet.
Much like locating a silver needle in the haystack of space, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently produced this beautiful image below of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of the flattest galaxies ever observed by astronomers.
As planned, NASA's two Grail spacecraft crashed into the moon yesterday afternoon, hitting a mountain at about 2:28 pm.
Scientists at NASA have discovered a new constant that links different sizes of black holes.
The lonesome planetary nebula NGC 7354 is often overlooked because it is located in a relatively vacant region of space approximately 4,200 light-years away.
NASA's twin Grail spacecraft, which have been circling the moon for almost year, are set to crash into the moon's surface on Monday.
The hacking group Team GhostShell, which is affiliated with Anonymous, has released information online relating to 1.6 million government, military and industry accounts.
NASA has restored the dust archives from the Apollo 14 and Apollo 15 moon landing missions.
All that glitters may not be gold, but galaxy ESO 318-13 is nonetheless very impressive indeed.
A report sponsored by NASA has concluded that the agency is failing to inspire the world, the nation or even its own staff, and is unlikely to achieve long-term objectives such as a manned Mars landing.
US start-up company, Golden Spike, plans to offer affordable and routine trips to the moon.