Dmitry Rogozin, the Russian deputy prime minister, told the United States they could "jump on a trampoline" to get to space after the US imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters reported.
A former NASA scientist described global warming as "nonsense," dismissing the theory that climate change is a man-made problem, a belief held by President Barack Obama, and advocated that it is "absolutely stupid" to blame recent UK floods on human activity, the latest reports indicate.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover may have a potential drilling candidate that is a Martian slab of sandstone named "Windjana," a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory news release reported.
NASA Chief Charles Bolden told attendees at the Humans to Mars Summit held Tuesday that a manned mission to Mars is necessary for human survival.
A colossal iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest in existence - has been under close watch since it detached from Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier (PIG) in July.
Incoming asteroids slam into the Earth's atmosphere surprisingly often, some of them as powerful as nuclear bombs, a new time-lapse video illustrates.
This Earth Day, NASA is inviting people across the world to celebrate the "green" holiday by sending in selfies it will then assemble into a composite image of Earth.
NASA announced Wednesday that it has found 715 planets outside our solar system. Four of the newly-discovered planets belong to the "habitable zone," meaning that they have the potential to support life.
Comet ISON, the fast approaching comet which may be visible to the naked eye later this year, is the subject of a great photo op taken by the Hubble telescope.
Bacteria behave differently in space than on Earth, according to a new NASA-funded study from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station began what is planned to be more than a six hour spacewalk at 8:02 EDT on Tuesday in order to prepare the orbiting lab for a new Russian module as well as perform additional installations on the station's back bone.
NASA has a new rover but this time it's destination, though at times as other-worldly as Mars, is much more local. Named GROVER, which stands for both Greeland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, the robot is headed for the polar regions.
Mercury had more than a few wrinkles erased when its surface was flooded with lava some 500 million years after its formation, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
Following massive and irreparable system failures, NASA has decommissioned the long running ocean mapping satellite, Jason 1.
NASA turned the International Space Station (ISS) into a command center this month in a first-of-its-kind experiment in which both the technology and the skills needed to remotely operate robots on the Moon, Mars or an asteroid were deployed in a test drive led by NASA's Chris Cassidy.