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WATCH: Remembering The First Man On The Moon

WATCH: Remembering The First Man On The Moon

Dominique Mosbergen  08.25.2013
On Aug. 25, 2012, Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, died at the age of 82. To mark the first anniversary of Armstrong's...
Newfound Planet Has Ridiculously Short 'Year'

Newfound Planet Has Ridiculously Short 'Year'

Meredith Bennett-Smith  08.21.2013
Imagine going to bed in one year, and waking up in another. That's reality on the newly discovered Kepler 78b, an Earth-sized, fiery planet...
WATCH: Space Agency's '8 Balls' To Begin Training

WATCH: Space Agency's '8 Balls' To Begin Training

Robert Z. Pearlman  08.21.2013
HOUSTON — The "8 Balls" have landed in NASA's center pocket. On Tuesday (Aug. 20), eight new astronaut candidates — nicknamed the...
NASA Solves UFO Mystery

NASA Solves UFO Mystery

08.21.2013
Has an astronaut finally spotted an alien spaceship? NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy spotted something strange -- an unidentified flying...
WATCH: New Sci-Fi Flick's Space Station May Actually Be Possible

WATCH: New Sci-Fi Flick's Space Station May Actually Be Possible

08.21.2013
The science fiction blockbuster film "Elysium" features a massive, futuristic space station serving as an oasis for humanity. It sounds...
Spacewalker Recounts Near-Drowning Nightmare

Spacewalker Recounts Near-Drowning Nightmare

08.20.2013
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk last month is sharing more details about...
WATCH: Comet Makes Suicidal Plunge Into Sun

WATCH: Comet Makes Suicidal Plunge Into Sun

Mike Wall  08.20.2013
A small comet dove headlong toward the sun this week in a cosmic death-dive captured on camera by a spacecraft — an opening act of sorts...
Moon's Dirty Little Secret Sparks Mission

Moon's Dirty Little Secret Sparks Mission

Caleb A. Scharf   08.20.2013
Gaze up at a brilliant Moon in the night sky and it’s hard to imagine that our companion world, Earth’s last high wilderness, is actually...
Cosmonaut 'Cable Workers' Set New Space Record

Cosmonaut 'Cable Workers' Set New Space Record

Tariq Malik  08.18.2013
Two cosmonauts set a new record for the longest Russian spacewalk on Friday (Aug. 16), spending more than seven hours working outside the...
WHERE Exactly Is Aging Spacecraft?

WHERE Exactly Is Aging Spacecraft?

08.16.2013
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA's long-lived Voyager probe crossed into interstellar space last...
WATCH: Rover Captures Otherwordly Skywatching First

WATCH: Rover Captures Otherwordly Skywatching First

Mike Wall  08.16.2013
A spectacular new video from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows the Red Planet's two tiny moons eclipsing each other in an otherworldly...
Space Agency Throws In The Towel

Space Agency Throws In The Towel

08.15.2013
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA called off all attempts to fix its crippled Kepler space telescope Thursday. But it's not quite ready to call...
Agency Makes Map Of Dangerous Asteroids

Agency Makes Map Of Dangerous Asteroids

Tariq Malik  08.14.2013
If you've seen films like "Armageddon," you know the potential threat asteroids can be for Earth. To meet that threat, NASA has built a...
After Long Stay On Lava Field, Mock Space Mission Winds Down

After Long Stay On Lava Field, Mock Space Mission Winds Down

08.13.2013
HONOLULU — Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field at an elevation of...