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23 July 2012, 05:11 PM ET
Artist and scientist Angelo Vermeulen explores space habitats and astrobiology.
20 July 2012, 01:52 PM ET
NASA's new Mars rover could survive on the Martian surface for five or six years, agency officials estimate.
19 July 2012, 04:46 PM ET
The Orion constellation is one of the most prominent star patterns in the sky.
19 July 2012, 11:00 AM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover is the biggest and most advanced robotic explorer ever sent to Mars.
17 July 2012, 05:53 PM ET
The orbiter is expected to make a full recovery.
17 July 2012, 11:35 AM ET
Reaction Engines Ltd. is designing the Skylon space plane.
12 July 2012, 06:25 PM ET
NASA's newest Mars rover is not the first spacecraft to attempt to land on the Red Planet.
09 July 2012, 02:44 PM ET
A look at previous missions that have attempted to land on Mars.
08 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
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03 July 2012, 10:31 AM ET
Resembling a Fourth of July skyrocket, Herbig-Haro 110 is a geyser of hot gas from a newborn star that splashes up against and ricochets off the dense core of a cloud of molecular hydrogen in this cool space wallpaper.
02 July 2012, 10:45 AM ET
To launch sooner, the first test flight of the new module will not be on the proposed Space Launch Systems rocket, but aboard the behemoth Delta IV heavy. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center has developed an adaptor ring to accommodate both rockets.
08 June 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The space agency is happy to share the spotlight with companies like SpaceX.
30 May 2012, 01:01 PM ET
The scientists examined samples from the Murchison meteorite, which fell to Earth in 1969.
22 May 2012, 02:36 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper shows a bow shock is created in space when two streams of gas collide.
18 May 2012, 01:16 PM ET
The test capsule will be assembled at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
17 May 2012, 06:04 AM ET
Skywatcher Tunc Tezel captures the Virgo constellation and more in this view from Turkey.
07 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The plane crossed in front of the bright stars of Orion.
13 April 2012, 09:49 AM ET
NASA will detail work to revamp its Mars exploration program today at 1 p.m. ET.
20 March 2012, 05:11 PM ET
The plan will use a Russian rocket to launch the European Space Agency's ExoMars Mars mission.
29 February 2012, 02:04 PM ET
The movie voice of the leader of the Transformers (Peter Cullen) narrates this NASA promotional film.
27 February 2012, 10:40 AM ET
Lunar halos are caused when light passes through ice crystals formed in clouds in Earth's atmosphere.
14 February 2012, 02:43 PM ET
Rigel and Betelgeuse are easy to spot, and reveal even more through a telescope or binoculars.
13 February 2012, 06:37 PM ET
President Barack Obama's 2013 budget proposal for NASA offers only a modest cut overall, but bites deep into Mars funding and planetary science.
13 February 2012, 04:40 PM ET
See a rundown provided by the White House depicting the major highlights of President Obama's proposed 2013 budget for NASA.
13 February 2012, 03:09 PM ET
Money to explore new technology, but not that much for science: an overview of the Agency's annual ammunition.
13 February 2012, 01:00 PM ET
The agency's planetary science programs suffer a 20 percent cut in the budget for fiscal year 2013.
13 February 2012, 12:18 PM ET
See a rundown provided by the White House depicting the major highlights of President Obama's proposed 2013 budget for NASA.
10 February 2012, 12:42 PM ET
A programming error caused the crash of the Russian Phobos-Grunt probe, according to an investigation.
10 February 2012, 07:07 AM ET
An outpost near the lunar far side could enable robotic exploration of the moon.
09 February 2012, 07:02 PM ET
Funding cuts will probably force NASA to withdraw from the European-led ExoMars missions.
09 February 2012, 12:17 PM ET
See artist's illustrations of potential gateway stations for deep space exploration.
07 February 2012, 01:08 PM ET
NASA is close to announcing its intention to pull out of the European-led ExoMars mission, according to reports.
06 February 2012, 05:38 PM ET
Europe's Mars Express probe was launched in June 2003 and arrived at the Red Planet in December of that year.
06 February 2012, 05:02 PM ET
The Mars Express probe detected strong evidence that there were large bodies of liquid water on ancient Mars.
31 January 2012, 03:15 PM ET
Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and several prominent giant stars highlight a brilliant month in the night sky. Tonight's Sky for February 2012 shows how to see them all.
27 January 2012, 07:22 AM ET
The tragedy that killed three astronauts changed spacecraft design forever.