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WATCH: Rover Captures Otherwordly Skywatching First

WATCH: Rover Captures Otherwordly Skywatching First

Space.com  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

AP  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

Space.com  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

AP  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...
Space Agency Mulls Mission To Faraway Moon

Space Agency Mulls Mission To Faraway Moon

Space.com  08.11.2013
The top priority of a robotic lander mission to Jupiter's potentially life-supporting moon Europa should be investigating the composition...
Ex-NASA Director Weighs In On Space Station In New Sci-Fi Movie

Ex-NASA Director Weighs In On Space Station In New Sci-Fi Movie

Space.com  08. 9.2013
In the new movie "Elysium," Earth is beyond repair, and the rich and powerful have decided to leave it behind. Instead of three to six...
Twin Astronauts Agree To Be Guinea Pigs For NASA Experiment

Twin Astronauts Agree To Be Guinea Pigs For NASA Experiment

Macrina Cooper-White  08. 7.2013
Identical twin astronaut brothers, Mark and Scott Kelly, have provided NASA with a unique opportunity to study the health effects of weightlessness....
New Mars Probe In 'Final Push' Before Launch

New Mars Probe In 'Final Push' Before Launch

Space.com  08. 7.2013
As NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates one year on Mars, the space agency has begun final preparations for the launch of its next Red Planet...
Huge Cosmic Explosions May Help Explain Origin Of Heavy Elements

Huge Cosmic Explosions May Help Explain Origin Of Heavy Elements

Space.com  08. 6.2013
Cataclysmic crashes involving black holes and ultradense neutron stars may explain the briefest of the most powerful explosions in the...
Rover Marks Anniversary On Mars

Rover Marks Anniversary On Mars

AP  08. 5.2013
LOS ANGELES — Mount Sharp has beckoned Curiosity since the NASA rover made its grand entrance on Mars exactly a year ago, dangling...
Is This The Rocket That Will Take Man To Mars?

Is This The Rocket That Will Take Man To Mars?

Space.com  08. 2.2013
The huge rocket that NASA is building to blast astronauts toward Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space has passed a critical...
WATCH: 'Quenched' Galaxy Puzzle Solved With Help From Hubble

WATCH: 'Quenched' Galaxy Puzzle Solved With Help From Hubble

Space.com  08. 1.2013
New observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have helped astronomers crack a longstanding puzzle about galaxy evolution. For years,...
We Need More Women, NASA's Second-In-Command Says

We Need More Women, NASA's Second-In-Command Says

Space.com  07.31.2013
The U.S. space agency is in need of more women among its ranks, NASA's second-in-command said last week during a panel on women in space....