Using the Mars rover Curiosity, NASA has produced the first image of Mars larger than one billion pixels, offering armchair explorers a way to examine the Red Planet in greater detail than ever before.
As NASA's Cassini spacecraft makes an orbit around Saturn next month, it will snap a special picture: an image of Earth from about one billion miles away.
NASA announced Tuesday its plans to shoulder the work of locating asteroids that pose a threat to human populations, as well as knowing what to do about them, with anyone willing to offer a helping hand.
More than 40 years after the plane crash that killed him, new details are starting to emerge on the death of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space.
Herschel, the the most powerful infrared telescope every flown in space, was officially turned off June 17 after four years of research into the dark, cold recesses of the cosmos.
Those willing to make the sacrifice of rising early this Sunday will be rewarded with the largest "supermoon" of 2013, though some argue it may not be worth it.
NASA's selection for this year's astronaut candidate class is out and, for the first time in the agency's history, half of them are women.
A star in the Ursa Major constellation, about 15.6 light years away from Earth, gave astronomers a surprise when it unleashed a flare so intense the star to become 15 times brighter in a matter of minutes.
Russia's Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to reach space 50 years ago, shouting "Take off your hat, sky, I'm coming!" as she blasted off and into orbit.
Tucked far away in the recesses of a highly elliptical orbit around the neighboring star TW Hydrae may be a planet.
Astronauts and cosmonauts residing in the International Space Station have long relied on the “anti-gravity” treadmill, called the “Treadmill Vibration Isolation System,” (TVIS), as a way to counteract the debilitating effects of a lack of gravity, including a loss of muscle mass and bone density. So when collectSPACE.com incorrectly reported that the high-tech device had been jettisoned as space junk, it created a stir.
Temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall not just once but twice a day.
“Earth is calling. Be one of the first.”
NASA astronomers observed more than two dozen potential black holes in the nearby Andromeda Galaxy, a discovery the space agency called "unprecedented."