Nearly 20 vials of Moon dust collected by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were discovered earlier this month in the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California Berkeley campus where they have sat for nearly half a century, forgotten.
NASA and Bigelow Aerospace, a private firm based in Las Vegas, are teaming up to research potential public-private collaborations in space exploration.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revealed via new images that the famous Ring Nebula is "not as simple" as scientists previously believed.
President Barack Obama brought attention to the accomplishments of Sally Ride, the first American woman in Space, by posthumously bestowing upon her the nation’s highest civilian honor: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
An asteroid nearly 2 miles in length, nine times the length of the QE2 cruise ship, is set pass by Earth on May 31, according to NASA scientists.
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope suffered a failure in one of the reaction wheels that keep it orbiting, the space agency said Wednesday.
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is back in commission and this time with plans to begin drilling soon on a patch of bedrock called “Cumberland.”
The International Space Station has suffered a small leak of ammonia which is used to cool its power system, NASA said Thursday, adding that the leak has posed no immediate danger to the astronauts onboard.
With the help of NASA’s Sptizer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of planets known as hot Jupiters or roasters, due to their tight orbits around their stars.
NASA is on a mission to find out what lies beneath the two-mile thick ice sheets in Greenland by sending in a remote-controlled, solar-powered robot called Grover.
In a recent trend of Earth-bound missions, NASA announced Thursday that a new airborne mission has created the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado.
Science meets poetry in NASA’s latest call to the public to submit their name and a personal message online for a DVD to be carried aboard a spacecraft headed to study Mars's upper atmosphere.
NASA’s newest rover isn’t headed for Mars; in fact, it’s not headed into Space at all. The robot known, as GROVER, is tasked with exploring the highest part of Greenland.
March 29, 2012 came and went and perhaps many can't remember what happened on that day. That's not the case for one NASA project scientists who helped prevent a space telescope from narrowly missing an 1.5 ton Russian defunct spy satellite by a mere 700 feet.