07 February 2014, 04:18 PM ET
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games launched in Sochi, Russia, Friday (Feb. 7) using the torch that flew to the International Space Station. The space-themed spectacle, which took place as part of an elaborate opening ceremony, also had cosmonauts carry the Rus
07 February 2014, 02:20 PM ET
This north-looking space wallpaper, acquired on Jan. 4, 2014, by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the Sochi Olympic Park Coastal Cluster in Russia.
07 February 2014, 02:02 PM ET
A spacewalker who lifted off a record seven times to orbit and the first American woman to complete a long-duration stay on board a space station will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut of Hall of Fame, officials with the Florida institution announced.
07 February 2014, 01:49 PM ET
NASA's Messenger spacecraft is the first dedicated to orbiting Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet.
07 February 2014, 01:19 PM ET
The new world of tele-anesthesiology and tele-surgery is practiced in high altitude Utah by MarsCrew134. The crew's executive and medical officer Dr. Susan Jewell discusses.
07 February 2014, 01:00 PM ET
Dual payloads to broadcast television and broadband signals for Asia Broadcast Satellite and French and Italian security forces rocketed into orbit on an Ariane 5 rocket Thursday on Arianespace's landmark 250th launch.
07 February 2014, 12:31 PM ET
For much of the contiguous United States this winter has been marked by perpetual ice, snow as well as the now infamous polar vortex. Such conditions might make even the most committed stargazer think twice before venturing outdoors.
07 February 2014, 10:51 AM ET
A probe orbiting Mercury has beamed more than 200,000 images to ground controllers on Earth, and it's still going strong.
07 February 2014, 10:14 AM ET
Want to see the beauty of the northern lights, but don't want to sit out in the freezing cold? There's an app for that: A scientist is developing an app with real-time views of Alaska's auroras.
07 February 2014, 10:13 AM ET
Netherlands-based night sky photographers André van der Hoeven and Michael van Doorn teamed up created this breathtaking image of the Triangulum Galaxy. See how they did it here.
07 February 2014, 09:46 AM ET
In the latest episode of Space To Ground, the legendary anchor – and son of Texas – steps in to talk cargo crafts, the Olympic torch and station science.
07 February 2014, 09:29 AM ET
See the Winter Olympics cities as only NASA can with these amazing views from space. From the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014 through the past, these NASA photos show Earth's Winter Olympics from orbit.
07 February 2014, 09:14 AM ET
Satellites snapped imagery of a surprisingly snow-less Sierra mountain range, painting a grim picture of the water prognosis for California. NASA scientists are investing the cause.
07 February 2014, 09:12 AM ET
The Mars Surveyor Climate Orbiter undergoes testing to simulate launch conditions.
07 February 2014, 07:21 AM ET
The newest adopter of 3D printing isn't some hobbyist in a basement — it's NASA. The agency is already building some of its customized spacecraft and instrument parts using 3D printing.
07 February 2014, 07:12 AM ET
NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio talks to Space.com's @MiriKramer about the Olympics from the International Space Station on Jan. 31st. 2014.
07 February 2014, 07:11 AM ET
Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other observatories, astronomers are learning why some massive galaxies hit their peak young and quit making stars when the universe was less than a quarter of its current age.
07 February 2014, 07:04 AM ET
Here’s a trick question for you: When is new moon this month? Stumped? The answer is, there is no new moon this February.
06 February 2014, 05:00 PM ET
The late news anchor Walter Cronkite, the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope and a hypersonic aircraft mission are among the people and projects being honored by this year's National Space Club awards.
06 February 2014, 04:59 PM ET
The torch traveled by car, plane, reindeer, and rocket ship to its ultimate goal of lighting the flame at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. NASA revisits the trip the torch took to the ISS in Nov. 2013.
06 February 2014, 04:27 PM ET
Two NASA astronauts on the International Space Station connected with the United States Olympic bobsled team in Sochi, Russia before the 2014 Winter Games kick off Friday (Feb. 7).
06 February 2014, 04:25 PM ET
See spectacular views of Earth from space by astronauts and spacecraft across the solar system.
06 February 2014, 03:52 PM ET
Though winter has reached its midpoint and daylight is increasing, the thermometer appears to be reluctant to respond to the increasing solar altitude. Here's why.
06 February 2014, 03:50 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory captured imagery of the brightest object in its twilight sky, Earth and its orbiting Moon. The rover's Mast Camera imaged them on January 31st, 2014, its 529th day on the Red Planet.
06 February 2014, 03:38 PM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped its first photo of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet, an amazing image that also includes the moon. See the photos here.
06 February 2014, 03:14 PM ET
On Tuesday at precisely 12:55 p.m. EST (17:55 UTC), Mars rover Curiosity successfully breached the crest of the dune in “Dingo Gap.” The 1 meter-high dune stands between the rover and a smoother route to the mission’s next science target
06 February 2014, 02:01 PM ET
"Dynamic Earth," a video created by staffers at NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio and their colleagues, took first prize in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
06 February 2014, 02:01 PM ET
Vice President Bush stands inside Spacelab with two astronauts.
06 February 2014, 02:00 PM ET
"Dynamic Earth" is the video winner of the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the journal Science.
06 February 2014, 11:28 AM ET
Ever wondered how astronauts work out in weightlessness? It's time to find out. NASA is hosting a Google Hangout with International Space Station astronauts and fitness experts today (Feb. 6).
06 February 2014, 11:24 AM ET
A dramatic, fresh impact crater on Mars dominates this spectacular space wallpaper taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013.
06 February 2014, 10:00 AM ET
A time-lapse photo shows an Atlas 5 rocket streaking into the heavens carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-L) into Earth orbit from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 23, 2014.