SpaceX scores new contract for the Falcon 9 launch of NASA’s Earth science satellite, the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT).
NASA will launch its asteroid-hunting missions using the OSIRIS-ReX spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin. The spacecraft will collect asteroid samples in 2018 and is expected to arrive on Earth in 2023.
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.
The grandson of the great 20th-century oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau will attempt to break his grandfather's underwater record by spending 31 days under the sea.
NASA astronauts Stan Love and Steve Bowen went underwater May 9 to test tools that will be used for a planned asteroid capture mission in the 2020s.