Cassini's observation led to a better understanding of Saturn's icy moon, Enceladus. The moon hosts a global salty ocean.
NASA's Juno spacecraft will remain on its current 53-day orbit. The team behind Juno said an engine burn to reduce orbit to 14 days will no longer be performed to avoid any damage to the spacecraft.
SpaceX confirmed that the mission to Mars was moved to 2020 instead of the original target 2018 launch. The Red Dragon mission will test the new SpaceX landing technology.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was successfully launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A. The rocket will deliver goods to the ISS.
Researchers discovered what appears to be silver patterns on the surface of Mars. The images are further evidence that water once flowed on Mars.
A NASA-funded program is encouraging the public to become citizen scientists. In the program Backyard Worlds, anyone can help the experts locate undiscovered worlds.
NASA will look into the possibility of sending astronauts aboard the first flight of the SLS rocket. Exploration Mission 1 will be the maiden flight of Orion and SLS together.
An Airforce flight surgeon won NASA's Space Poop Challenge by proposing a way for astronauts to change underwear even while wearing a spacesuit.
A peanut-sized asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building passed by the Earth. It did not pose any threat but experts warn that it may strike the Earth in the future.
India will launch missions to Mars and Venus in the coming years. The Indian space agency will also launch 104 satellites in a single launch this Feb. 15.
Three landing sites were shortlisted from the 2020 Mars mission. The mission aims to retrieve sample rocks from the red planet and return them to Earth.
NASA asked a number of scientists to study the chance of building a Europa lander.
NASA and ESA are working together for another historic mission the moon. ESA will help provide the modules for the Orion spacecraft that will take humans to the moon and beyond.
Scientists are developing new chips that might be able to withstand the heat on Venus. The chips are made of materials that could allow electricity to flow without getting fried.