05 December 2012, 03:17 PM ET
Using data from the Suomi NPP satellite, the Earth at night is seen ever so clearly. The light detection instrumentation is ten to hundreds of times better than previous capabilities.
05 December 2012, 12:57 PM ET
A bond in the drilling mechanism can fail and cause a short that could affect the rover's mission. Since it was determined that it will last the minimum two-year mission, it was allowed to fly. MSL's chief engineer Robert Manning explains.
05 December 2012, 09:22 AM ET
One of only a few concepts to make it into the production phase, the Inflatable station was never flown.
04 December 2012, 12:40 PM ET
Engineers at Washington State University are using moon-like material supplied by NASA to print 3-D objects that can be used on the Moon and elsewhere in Space.
03 December 2012, 09:19 AM ET
The Apollo 1 is pictured after an electrical spark ignited the environment, killing the crew.
02 December 2012, 02:57 PM ET
The biggest geosciences meeting of the year promises a flurry of new findings.
02 December 2012, 11:32 AM ET
North Korea says it will launch a long-range rocket test between Dec. 10 and 22.
01 December 2012, 09:44 AM ET
From the biggest black hole blast to a swirling vortex on Saturn, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
01 December 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Spectacular images every day.
30 November 2012, 09:32 AM ET
29 November 2012, 04:10 PM ET
DNA 'bricks' that join together to make 3D shapes by themselves could lead to new nanotechnology.
29 November 2012, 03:48 PM ET
The scientists and engineers who operate Curiosity are finally adjusting back to Earth time after months of working according to Martian time. Because a day on Mars lasts about 40 minutes longer, work shifts for the MSL team were based on Mars days
29 November 2012, 11:51 AM ET
NASA is using smartphones to power tiny satellites of the 21st century.
29 November 2012, 10:58 AM ET
NASA's PhoneSat program is making satellite technology more available to regular people and small institutions. The first satellite design created by the program uses an off the shelf HTC Nexus 1 smartphone as its main computer.
28 November 2012, 01:34 PM ET
A robot warplane has boarded a U.S. aircraft carrier for its first flight tests at sea.
28 November 2012, 11:01 AM ET
The legendary captain of the Enterprise, William Shatner, talks about heart pumps infused with rocket technology, thermometer pills, fitness plans and more benefits distributed to Humanity by NASA.
28 November 2012, 09:30 AM ET
One of the Saturn stages is seen at the Michould Facility.
27 November 2012, 05:10 PM ET
New satellite imagery shows increased activity at a North Korean launch site.
27 November 2012, 09:31 AM ET
A control panel for a wind tunnel at Lewis Research Center.
26 November 2012, 09:33 AM ET
This is one of three complexes comprising the Deep Space Network.
26 November 2012, 09:15 AM ET
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project's goal is to develop devices to slow the rate of descent of spacecraft entering another planet's atmosphere. The SIAD-R device was tested in China Lake, California in fall 2012.
21 November 2012, 02:14 PM ET
The unmanned X-37B robot space plane mission is now expected to fly in December.
20 November 2012, 10:46 AM ET
The European Space Agency spends 85% of its budget right at home with partnerships and contracts that directly and indirectly delivers over 300,000 jobs to the Space sector. The investment is leading to growth and competitiveness in many industries.
20 November 2012, 10:05 AM ET
19 November 2012, 10:37 AM ET
The latest NASA supersonics research projects aimed at reducing/mitigating the effect of sonic booms, the Farfield Investigation of No Boom Threshold, or FaINT, research project will help engineers better understand the quiet edge of sonic booms.