Tiny spacecraft could be sent to distant stars by “sailing” on a beam of light emitted by a powerful, Earth-orbiting laser.
Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life.
Scientists have released the first up-close images ever of Pluto and its big moon Charon. And they say they’re amazed.
We’ve made it to Pluto by NASA’s calculations, the last stop on a planetary tour of the solar system a half-century in the making.
Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.
What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?
The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the world’s first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.
During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
We’re closer than ever to finding out whether we’re alone in the universe or not, NASA’s top scientist said Tuesday.
It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.