SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk published a paper revealing more details about his plan of building a self-sustaining city on Mars. SpaceX is also working on interplanetary transport system that is capable of sending humans to Mars or even beyond.
The giant gas planet Jupiter now has 69 known moons. This was discovered after a survey meant to look beyond the Solar System accidentally spotted them in the regions near the planet.
Chinese scientists will attempt to grow potatoes on the moon. Potatoes and silkworm eggs will be placed inside a container that will be sent during China's lunar mission in 2018.
Cassini photographed Saturn's moon Iapetus and discovered its contrasting properties. The spacecraft also completed its 8th dive between Saturn and its rings.
Baking a bread in space could soon be possible with the help of special oven and dough mixture.
An amputee flatworm grew two heads after spending five weeks aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists are observing how microgravity affects cell regeneration in worms.
Ikea sought the help of NASA to redefine the design for small space storage. Ikea designers spent three days inside a Martian-simulation spacecraft in Utah.
An astronomer presented a paper that says the "wow! signal" from 1977 could have originated from a comet and not from aliens. Hydrogen gas from comets as they accelerate could have caused the radio emissions.
NASA will create colorful artificial clouds in the sky in order to study the Earth's ionosphere. They will launch canisters filled with vapor and chemicals that are expected to react when they come in contact with sunlight.
The new NASA Mars Rover concept car is on display at the Kennedy Space Center. The vehicle is used to promote the 'Summer in Mars' program.
Astronomers used the sharp vision of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to measure the mass of a dead star known as "white dwarfs".
A mini strawberry moon will light up the sky on June 9. Although no special features, the strawberry moon signals the start of harvesting season as coined by the Native Americans.
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced that ALMA discovered prebiotic molecule or a building block of life near an infant-like star. The molecule methyl isocyanate was discovered in a young star in the IRAS 16293-2422 region.
The space agency introduced 12 new astronauts. The team will join the 44 others who all have a chance to go to Mars in the future mission.