NASA's Swift satellite recently observed one of the most intense and longest-lasting sequences of stellar flares ever seen coming from a red dwarf star. Experts are even reporting that the series of eruptions were up to 10,000 times more powerful than the strongest of our Sun's recorded solar flares.
India's space agency may have flown solo for its first Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), but it won't have to for future projects. A mere six days after the Indian spacecraft Mangalyaan successfully inserted itself into Martian orbit, NASA has signed documents promising to collaborate with ISRO on future Mars and Earth observing missions.
After nearly a year, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted what looks like an island in the middle of Titan's largest hydrocarbon sea once more. Despite the fact that Cassini engineers know where to look, the island seems to show itself only sporadically, its mysterious vanishing act earning it the name "Magic Island."
Here's something a little stunning. A veteran European Space Agency (ESA) satellite that measures the intensity of the Earth's gravity has found that ice loss in West Antarctica has actually led to subtle dips in local gravity.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover finally had its first taste of the mountain that spent the last two years trying to reach.
It's CME week for NASA, and that means the space agency will be pumping out a lot of amazing imagery for the public. That includes a stunning video that shows what Mars may have looked like as it transformed from a watery vista to the desolate and cold planet we see today. One theory even suggests that intense CMEs helped cause this drastic change - a theory that may not be wrong.
The International Space Station (ISS) will soon be fully crewed with six astronauts and cosmonauts once more, enabling a full start of the 41st expedition. The current crew of three are expecting the arrival of the SpaceX CRS-4 Dragon today and soon-after will receive the next batch of crewmates with open arms.
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars' orbit on Sunday, where it now will prepare its unprecedented mission to study the Red Planet's upper atmosphere.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a hands free device that will allow their astronauts to consult audio manuals, videos, and ground control on demand inside their spacesuits and while floating around the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA officially announced today that private companies Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Boeing aerospace will be the lucky pioneers who will be bringing human space travel back to the United States and into the private sector.
If a dangerous meteorite comes heading Earth's way, there's actually only a 10 percent chance that experts behind NASA's near-Earth object (NEO) tracking program will even notice it in time to warn an endangered public.
As autumn approaches, the International Space Station (ISS) can soon expect some care-packages from NASA - namely loads of next generation lab technology that will drastically improve the United States National Laboratory.
After considerable deliberation, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission team has finally chosen the spot where the Philae Lander will set down. The lander will detach from the Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft and alight onto the carefully selected part of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko this November.
What do you need to make the "world's most powerful" space rocket? The world's largest welder of course! NASA officially opened the Vertical Assembly Center, the largest spacecraft welding tool ever made, at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans this past week, paving the way for the next stage in crafting the groundbreaking SLS.