A very rare and mysterious meteor shower, called the Gamma Delphinids, is expected to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The last time this meteor shower was seen was in the 1930's.
China announced plans Monday to launch a manned spacecraft Tuesday evening Beijing Time, according to the Xinhua, the official press agency of the nation’s government.
Despite their alluring pull on planets, especially those in a class called hot Jupiters, a new study by NASA scientists suggests that stars are not in the habit of consuming them.
Deep in the galaxy’s country side, far from the hustle and bustle of the crowded core, stars are in full bloom, according to recent images taken by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
NASA’s newest satellite is designed to provide the most detailed look yet at the Sun’s lower atmosphere from which most of its ultraviolet emission is generated.
NASA’s scientists are headed toward two rare opportunities in the search for neighboring planets as Proxima Centauri, the star closest to the Sun, is locked on a trajectory that will cause it to pass in front of two other stars in coming years.
With all this talk of "rats" being found on Mars and plans of settling a human colony on Mars by 2023, one question remains, what will humans eat on the Red Planet? 3-D printed food, of course.
Is there life on Mars? A photo of a rat on Mars was captured by NASA’s curiosity rover in 2012, and is now making the rounds online. The only catch is it’s actually a stone that resembles a rat.
Turns out, Michael Bay may have been right when it comes to the best way to destroy an asteroid that poses a threat to humanity, according to Bong Wie, director of the Asteroid Deflection Research Center at Iowa State University.
A telescope designed to send images of the Earth and space taken from the Moon over the Internet was unveiled on May 25 at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver, Canada.
Nearly 20 vials of Moon dust collected by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were discovered earlier this month in the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California Berkeley campus where they have sat for nearly half a century, forgotten.
NASA and Bigelow Aerospace, a private firm based in Las Vegas, are teaming up to research potential public-private collaborations in space exploration.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revealed via new images that the famous Ring Nebula is "not as simple" as scientists previously believed.
President Barack Obama brought attention to the accomplishments of Sally Ride, the first American woman in Space, by posthumously bestowing upon her the nation’s highest civilian honor: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.