NOAA's new instrument aboard the GOES-16 satellite is capable of capturing lightning. This will help forecasters detect and predict weather conditions.
NASA and SpaceX want to accelerate the evolutionary process of MRSA to predict how it will act on Earth once the right "triggers" appeared.
Strange pulsing signals were detected in 234 stars out of the 2.5 million samples being observed by astronomers. The origin of the signals are still unknown and researchers are considering the possibility of an extra-terrestrial source.
A small asteroid passed by the Earth at a distance that's 20 times nearer compared to the moon. The close approach enabled experts to view the space rock from a telescope.
New lightning detection instrument could pave way to improved and better weather forecasts.
A magnetic field to protect Mars could make it more viable to host life or at least the crew for future missions. This is the concept that NASA presented during the Planetary Science Vision 2050 workshop.
SpaceX is planning to send two human beings to orbit the moon in 2018. Experts, however, warned of the effects of space travel.
ESA discovered the brightest pulsar ever to be identified by men. The pulsar is a thousand times brighter than previously thought.
NASA handed back precious moon samples to a lady who purchased it from an auction. The government said it was mistakenly labeled, causing the confusion.
NASA is studying whirlwinds on Mars that were captured by Curiosity rover. These winds are capable of transporting dust thus affecting the planet's landscape.
Elon Musk is sending two humans to the moon in 2018. The two person team allegedly paid a significant amount of money to get the seats.
NASA is planning to send a robot over one of Jupiter's moons, Europa. However, this time, it's not for sight-seeing and assessing its atmosphere but to actually look for alien life.
Due to the properties of the mantle underneath the Elysium region on Mars, experts believe that the planet is more Earth-like than previously thought, even more similar compared to the moon.
NASA is developing a spacecraft that can fly near the Sun. The agency is planning to launch a solar mission called Solar Probe Plus in 2018.