Jupiter Has New Visitor - A Solar-Powered SpacecraftSoaring over Jupiter's poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system's largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Prepares For Cosmic Date With JupiterA solar-powered spacecraft is spinning toward Jupiter for the closest encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system.
NASA Telescope Finds Largest 'Tatooine' Planet To DateAstronomers say they have discovered the largest planet to date outside the solar system that orbits two stars.
‘Dead’ Comet Flies By Earth On HalloweenFittingly, a "dead" comet that is passing by Earth this Halloween looks a bit like a skull.
NASA Report: Central Valley Land Sinking Faster During DroughtVast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, NASA said in new research released Wednesday.
Perseid Meteor Shower Likely To Be Best In YearsNASA meteor experts said that because the moon is almost new there shouldn’t be moonlight to mess with the view.
Scientist: Lasers Could Propel Tiny Spaceships To The StarsTiny spacecraft could be sent to distant stars by "sailing" on a beam of light emitted by a powerful, Earth-orbiting laser.
Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To Earth-Sun Twin SystemScientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life.
'Something Wonderful': 1st Close-Up Pictures Of PlutoScientists have released the first up-close images ever of Pluto and its big moon Charon. And they say they're amazed.
After 9.5 Years In Flight NASA Spacecraft Reaches PlutoWe'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.
It's Showtime For Pluto; Prepare To Be Amazed By NASA FlybyPluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.
NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble's 25thWhat better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks?