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.
Pluto To Come Into Focus In Two WeeksWe are about to be the first people in history to get up close and personal with the enigmatic dwarf planet Pluto.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During 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.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Elon Musk Unveils Spacecraft To Ferry AstronautsSpaceX founder says the cone-headed spaceship called the Dragon V2 is a huge leap forward in technology.
UC Davis Gets Chunk Of Rare Meteorite That Fell In Gold CountryFive U.S. academic institutions will share parts of a rare meteorite that exploded in a fireball over California last year.
Man Captures Video Of Strange Explosion In The SkyA Sacramento man scanning the night sky caught a sudden burst of light through his telescope. He recorded that strange sight with his smart phone.
Slideshow: Shuttle Endeavour Through The YearsAs the Space Shuttle Endeavour heads to California where it will be permanently displayed in a museum, here is a look at some of its missions through the years.
Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The AgesLooking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.
NASA Finds New Planet Similar To EarthNASA has found a new planet outside our solar system that's eerily similar to Earth in key aspects.
Rocket With Ocean Satellite Launches From Vandenberg AFBA rocket carrying an Earth-observing satellite launched early Friday on a mission to measure the saltiness of the ocean from space.