Latest News About NASA's Space Launch System
NASA has picked the design for its next big rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). This heavy-lift booster will carry humans farther than they've ever been, to an asteroid, Mars and beyond.
The Senate bill could also provide a $350 million boost in space science spending over 2010 levels.
There's real science behind a fake Mars mission going on now in Russia. A look at the Mars500 experiment.
Astronauts sent to colonize Mars should avoid getting pregnant en route to the Red Planet.
NASA scientists and others think business corporations could bankroll a human mission to Mars.
NASA's first prototype of its new manned Orion space capsule has shipped out for rigorous ground tests.
Accompanying the well-known star pattern of Orion are two canine constellations in the winter night sky.
The constellations of Orion and Taurus point the way to two shining star clusters.
Betelgeuse will definitely not produce a supernova bright enough to look like a second sun in 2012.
Future research on the Red Planet will focus on searching for signs of alien organisms.
After the Big Dipper, probably the best known grouping of stars in the sky is the constellation Orion.
Simple tricks and hacks to get you tack-sharp focus on objects seen through a telescope.
When you look out deeply into space, you look back far into time. Who might be looking back at you? When did they live? Are they still there? How long will we last? Sky-watching brings wonder...
This helpful guide to amateur astronomy introduces you to the night sky, tells you how to best observe it, and explains in simple terms what a telescope really does.
The Yuletide evening sky should provide a brilliant spectacle for anyone willing to brave the cold this season.
A jumbo jet outfitted with a telescope completed its first science flight Wednesday (Dec. 1), demonstrating the aircraft's potential to observe the infrared universe.
While holiday decorations are popping up all over on people's houses this season, they are not the only glittering spectacles to be seen: For the ultimate Christmas lights all you have to do is look up.
Lockheed Martin's first Orion space capsule could launch atop a huge rocket in an unmanned 2013 test flight.
NASA has awarded a total of $7.5 million spread across 13 different U.S. companies to fund new concept studies into affordable heavy-lift rocket ideas.