Call it a deep-space selfie if you will. Recently-released images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show off Saturn in all its glory, including its rings, and for the first time ever, Earth and its moon in the background.
Three Mexican students ages 12 to 14 won the second place in the 2013 International Air and Space Program (IASP), an annual tournament organized by NASA.
A massive asteroid made an unsettlingly close approach toward Earth this month and although it sailed by and left our planet unscathed, there's a small chance of a collision the next time it approaches, approximately 19 years from now.
The UFO sighting reports and the mysterious pictures caught by astronauts from the International Space Station is not from extraterrestrial objects, but from a secret missile launch in Russia.
A nonprofit group is looking to give Earth early warning before dangerous asteroids from outer space come near the atmosphere.
New discovery means scientists may now have a place to start when they try to determine what makes up the atmospheres of planets that appear more Earth-like in size and composition--something that may lead one day to the discovery of a planet beyond Earth where humans can live
NASA is mostly getting an unpaid vacation this week, as the federal government shutdown has resulted in the space agency's shuttering - except for Mission Control in Houston, which is keeping the astronauts in orbit afloat. The shutdown is an unpleasant birthday gift on the 55th anniversary of NASA's first operational status, on October 1, 1958.
3D printing is on its way towards revolutionizing the production of physical goods here on Earth, so why not test it out in space as well? That's the thinking behind NASA's partnership with Made in Space, which is planning on launching the first 3D printer to space in 2014.
NASA has found water in the soil on the surface of Mars in the first scoop of soil analyzed by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. The exciting results were published in the journal Science on Thursday.
It's a space engineer's worst nightmare — losing contact with your spacecraft — and it looks like it just happened to NASA. The government space agency has officially put an end to its Deep Impact mission after losing contact with the space probe in August.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is conducting a feasibility study on sending snake robots to space. Using the legless reptile as a physical model, the researchers at the SINTEF Research Institute in Norway and at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology are plotting a way to utilize robotic versions of the beast to explore the various nooks and crannies of Mars.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) captured Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the Gulf of Mexico on a three-dimensional video, which showed the cyclone’s impact on the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas.
After months or years of false positives form various sources, NASA itself has announced that Voyager 1 truly has left our solar system. Voyager 1 is the first and only object made by humans to ever drift beyond our star system into the great beyond.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched its official account on the social network Instagram, where it will share pictures and videos related to its missions, experiments and space, aeronautics and astrophysics projects.
NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, has completed its longest trek yet, according to CBS News, driving 464 feet to the top of Panorama Point, where it took photographs of Waypoint 1, a collection of interesting rocks en route to the vehicle's final destination: Mount Sharp, a three-mile-high mountain.