NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is set to launch today, Sept. 8, to bring samples of the asteroid Bennu to Earth. But why did the agency choose Bennu for the mission? What is so special about this asteroid?
NASA’s controversial and “impossible” space propulsion technology called EM Drive is about to be launched into space.
Just as NASA prepares for the launch of its asteroid-sampling mission OSIRIS-REx, another asteroid the size of a bus passed very close to Earth.
In a curious case of water pollution, a river in Russia has mysteriously turned blood red. Locals say a nearby nickel plant excreting toxic waste is the culprit.
Scientists’ new discovery could lead to development of treatment for debilitating complications of Crohn’s disease.
Scientists discovered a way to turn fish biowaste into a new source of renewable energy.
Scientists found that the Zika virus could spread to the eyes and that tears may contain genetic material from the virus.
An asteroid that orbits between Mars and Jupiter was named after the late Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury.
The explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket may have damaged a million-dollar satellite. But the effects of the explosion will reverberate across the space and telecom industries.
NASA’s Juno spacecraft sends back the first images of Jupiter’s north pole, which shows raging storms on the planet’s surface.
A life-sized space robot developed for NASA during the 1960s is going up for auction. he C-3PO lookalike is called the Power Driven Articulated Dummy (PDAD) and it was developed for NASA by the IIT Research Institute in Chicago during the 1960s.
A new study suggests that super typhoons devastating Asian countries such as China, Japan, Korea and the Philippines have become stronger since the '70s due to climate change.
A few days before the Rosetta spacecraft’s end of mission, the probe’s high-resolution camera has spotted the long-lost Philae lander in a dark crack on Comet 67P.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft has analyzed dust samples from the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for the first time, which could reveal the origins of the solar system.