Jupiter's total moon count jumps to 79 following the discovery of 12 new moons around the planet. Of the new dozen, astronomers pinpoint an 'oddball' moon with a dangerous orbit that's unlike any other Jovian moon.
NASA asked a number of scientists to study the chance of building a Europa lander.
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
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.
Is there life beyond Earth in the solar system? NASA director James Green explains which planets and moons in our solar system could have alien life, and why NASA believes it is on the right track.
Scientists have observed an atmospheric collapse in Jupiter’s moon Io when the giant planet casts its shadow on the moon’s surface during an eclipse.
Jupiter's moon Europa has in recent years given scientists hope that it harbors conditions suitable for life, so in a bid to explore this possibility further, on Tuesday, NASA chose nine high-tech instruments for a mission to search for life on this mysterious icy world.