NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
NASA and two institutions have renewed their search for Antarctic meteorites to learn more about the earliest building blocks of the solar system and Earth’s moon and neighboring planets.
Before being hailed as the presumptive President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has openly declared to the public that he will eliminate many policies implemented by President Barack Obama. Trump's public speeches suggest space exploration will not be neglected during his administration.
NASA emphasized the importance of Earth science missions amidst concerns on budget cuts from the Trump administration.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will focus NASA’s efforts in exploring the farthest reaches of the solar system and visiting Europa, Jupiter’s icy moon.
Lightning has always fascinated and scared the hell out of humans for a long time. NASA will be launching a new satellite (GOES-R) on Nov. 19, 2016 that will for the first time supply uninterrupted and improved lightning observation over the North American hemisphere.
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted a wind-carved rock on the Red Planet’s Medusae Fossae region. The carvings reveal the strength and direction of the historic winds on Mars, as well as the nature of the rock.
NASA has developed a small satellite called “black magic” to study rain and snowfall on Earth.
NASA will launch six new small satellites equipped with new technology to study the Earth’s atmosphere, climate and weather.
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) now holds the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fix of a GPS signal, just over a month after it successfully made the closest ever separation of a multispacecraft formation.
As NASA prepares for deep space missions, the agency also releases a new report that focuses on the protection of destination planets from contamination from Earth-based organisms.
NASA engineers are now working to extend the lifespan of life-support systems for long-duration flights to Mars and beyond.
Students design prototypes of space habitation system for astronauts on the “Journey to Mars” to make deep space living healthier, more efficient and more comfortable.
After over 20 years of construction, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is finally complete and will be ready to launch by 2018.