Floating in zero gravity and orbiting the earth at speeds of more than 17,000 miles an hour, NASA commander Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman were hoping to inspire the students to greater heights.
There may be itsy-bitsy aliens among us.
A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming.
A failure in ground equipment has postponed the launch of a NASA satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide, the main driver of climate change.
Engineers are testing the technology that may one day put humans on Mars.
SpaceX founder says the cone-headed spaceship called the Dragon V2 is a huge leap forward in technology.
It could rival the famed Perseid meteor shower from later in the summer, or it could be a dud. But, NASA scientists are nonetheless excited about a new meteor shower that could light up the skies Friday evening.
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected – a distant, rocky world that’s similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it’s not too hot and not too cold for life.
Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn’s little moon Enceladus.
The snowpack atop mountain peaks in California and Colorado has a new set of eyes watching from high above to better gauge the amount of water that will rumble down rivers and streams each spring as runoff.
NASA scientists have begun deploying satellites and other advanced technology to help California water officials assess the state’s record drought and better manage it, officials said Tuesday.
NASA officials say the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger accident “should never be trivialized” in response to a new song from Beyonce that features an audio sample recorded just after tragedy struck.