NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling mission has successfully captured “first-light” images in space after acing initial instrument check.
A NASA spacecraft observes recent tectonic activity on Mercury, causing steep cliffs to appear on its surface.
NASA’s machine learning techniques to identify similarities among galaxies, stars and planets will be applied by medical professionals into advanced cancer research.
A NASA telescope has observed for the first time black holes eating stars and emitting flares of high-energy radiation.
New observations from NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) reveal how solar winds evolved.
A team of students is developing a CubeSat propelled by water and armed with an ambitious goal: to launch to the moon.
NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission is one of the most ambitious projects ever conceived by the agency, and it is believed to be “an important step” for getting humans to Mars.
A new software maps the complicated route NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has to take to reach the asteroid Bennu and collect samples to return to Earth.
NASA’s asteroid-sampling spacecraft OSIRIS-REx will descend on asteroid Bennu with help from the Canadian Space Agency’s lidar altimeter, which is crucial to the spacecraft’s landing.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid-sampling mission, which launched on Sept. 8, could help protect the Earth from a catastrophic impact, astronomers said.
NASA launched its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Sept. 8, and its suite of instruments includes REXIS, which was designed and built by students from MIT. What does REXIS do?
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission is set to launch today, Sept. 8, to bring samples of the asteroid Bennu to Earth. But why did the agency choose Bennu for the mission? What is so special about this asteroid?
NASA’s controversial and “impossible” space propulsion technology called EM Drive is about to be launched into space.
NASA’s Juno spacecraft sends back the first images of Jupiter’s north pole, which shows raging storms on the planet’s surface.
A life-sized space robot developed for NASA during the 1960s is going up for auction. he C-3PO lookalike is called the Power Driven Articulated Dummy (PDAD) and it was developed for NASA by the IIT Research Institute in Chicago during the 1960s.