The supersonic parachute that helped NASA's rover Curiosity land safely on Mars eight months has become the focal point of some recently released images from NASA.
For the first time scientists have located young stars with similar masses to our Sun located outside of the Milky Way. The location? The Small Magellanic Cloud.
After 46 years at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, one of climate change's most vocal proponents, James E. Hansen, is quitting.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have identified perchlorate in a sand patch within the Gale Crater. Perchlorates are a known energy source for some types of Earth-dwelling microbes.
Thirty-five green rocks found in Morocco last year may actually be the first known meteorite samples from Mercury the wold has ever seen.
Three men prepare to take off in what will be the fastest journey to the International Space Station yet.
Ever wanted to own an American flag that flew to the Moon? Now you can, thanks to a law passed by Congress enabling the sale of space memorabilia.
Through innovative imaging technology, NASA scientists are able to take a 3D look at parts of the Moon's surface that has remained in darkness for 2 billion years.
With their budget growing ever smaller, NASA announced March 22 their decision to eliminate public outreach and education programs until further notice.
Researchers at Georgia Tech are pioneering an area of science that may one day become a field of its own.
Jeff Bezos oversaw a team led by Rory Golden in order to uncover the engines used in Apollo 11's takeoff.
The FBI recently arrested a NASA employee suspected of smuggling confidential military secrets and rocket technology into China.
NASA is not keeping up with congressional expectations to monitor the skies but help may be coming from other sources.
Despite several technical failures, Curiosity continues to find more evidence of water on Mars.