One pilot died while another one was injured after the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed during its test flight in Mojave Desert, California on Friday.
NASA Rocket Antares Explodes Seconds After Launch
A $200 million worth cargo rocket of a NASA contractor exploded in mid-air just six seconds after lift off from Wallops Island in Virginia.
Earlier this year, we've had sightings of the super moon, which will again grace the skies come next month's full moon on August 10. There will also be the more well-known Perseid meteor shower happening next month, peaking from august 11-13. However, these two are not the only celestial events worth waiting for.
Global warming becomes a reality as reports of Antarctica Ice Caps collapse may leave millions homeless, if they can survive at all.
On Tuesday, April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day, and to make this date even more special, NASA has launched a "global selfie" campaign for all humanity to participate in.
Singer Beyoncé was criticized by NASA for sampling audio from a failed space mission where seven astronauts died for her latest album.
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.
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.
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.