A NASA radio aboard Europe’s Mars orbiter has aced its first relay test. Data was transmitted to the radio from NASA’s Opportunity and Curiosity rovers and was successfully relayed to Earth.
NASA scientists are working to extend the shelf life of foods to be served to astronauts on Mars or other long-duration missions.
NASA has launched the Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign with the goal of investigating the density and the chemicals in the environment between stars.
A laser-based remote-sensing equipment called lidar, which is used in observing planets, moons and asteroids, could provide help archaeologists in finding fossils and bones hidden below Earth’s surface.
Scientists have discovered a cloud of gas and dust giving birth to stars reflecting X-rays from the binary X-ray Cygnus X-3.
NASA is testing a prototype of the largest plant greenhouse ever built for the ISS, which will be delivered to the space station by 2017.
NASA scientists are developing a variety of food bars that will keep astronauts full during deep space missions.
A new study sheds light on a possible explanation of the so-called “global warming hiatus” trend – the temporary slowdown of global mean surface temperatures that happened between 1998 and 2013.
Engineers and scientists at NASA conducted an experiment to show the fuel-free engine technology harnesses the power to propel a spacecraft with only bouncing microwaves as thrusts.
NASA is preparing for the Space Launch System’s (SLS) big test series. A test version of the rocket’s powerful propulsion system was installed at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center to begin hardware tests.
Alien hunters and conspiracy theorists claim that one of NASA's innovative satellites captured an image of a UFO flying extremely near the Sun.
The new GOES-R satellite was successfully launched into space last Nov. 19. The next generation satellite is more powerful than its predecessors and it promises to revolutionize the country's weather forecasting system.
Three astronauts aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft successfully arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) and will begin their six-month stay at the orbiting laboratory.
NASA is still using a technology based on ancient metallic processes similar to how a 6,000-year old relic was made.