01 March 2013, 02:51 PM ET
The European Union is funding research and developing technology to remove debris from decommissioned satellites, launch 'left-overs', and collisions in space. This video looks at the EU's approach to collecting space junk.
01 March 2013, 12:42 PM ET
A small robotic submarine the size of a baseball bat helped researchers get their first look at an Antarctic lake trapped under thick glacial ice. For the first time water from a subglacial revealed signs of life when samples were taken in Feb 2013.
01 March 2013, 10:30 AM ET
SpaceX's second Space Station re-supply mission (CRS-2) lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on March 1st, 2013 at 10:10am EST.
28 February 2013, 03:23 PM ET
NASA's Van Allen probes detected a previously unknown third zone of trapped high energy particles that surrounds the Earth.
28 February 2013, 09:17 AM ET
While studying the gas and dust around young star HD 100546 (using Europe's Very Large Telescope - VLT), researchers were surprised to see what they believe is a Jupiter-like world in the process of being formed.
27 February 2013, 07:29 PM ET
A Google Nexus One, with an Android operating system, is the heart of a 30cm cubesat. The mini satellite was launched from India on February 25th, 2013. The University of Surrey's Surrey Space Centre breaks down the STRaND-1 mission.
27 February 2013, 05:22 PM ET
An upcoming planetary alignment would allow a human-rated spacecraft to leave Earth on January 5, 2018, flyby Mars on August 20, 2018 and make a low-coat "free-return" to land on May 21, 2019 says Dennis Tito's Inspiration Mars Foundation.
27 February 2013, 12:53 PM ET
How fast a super-massive black hole spins may indicate what it fed on and how often. NASA’s NuSTAR X-Ray Telescope is helping to decode the early life story of a nearby active galaxy by timing its rotation and measuring its glow.
26 February 2013, 07:21 PM ET
On February 26th, 2013, Chris Pruzenski recorded Luna descending in Hemlock, NY. He used a Nikon D5100 camera with a Celestron C8-NGT, 1000mm telescope. The house in the video is 1.55 miles away from where he was shooting.
26 February 2013, 02:48 PM ET
Using amateur video footage, astronomers have been able to determine the orbital path the meteor took to its final destination on February 15th, 2013. Large and small pieces of the space rock were found in the area.
26 February 2013, 12:57 PM ET
When the ISS orbital track runs along the 'terminator' (shadow line), astronauts can witness a rare unsetting Sun. Images snapped during one orbit on January 6th, 2013 were compiled to create this video.
26 February 2013, 10:08 AM ET
Looking at all the data pouring in from all over the world, NASA scientists have determined the size, weight , trajectory and former orbit of the bright bolide that captured meteoric media attention on February 15th, 2013.
25 February 2013, 01:36 PM ET
This March, the Gemini and Cancer constellations will dominate the nights sky, while the planets Jupiter and Saturn will be visibile through telescopes.
25 February 2013, 09:39 AM ET
Orbital Sciences (NASA Commercial partner) test fired their rocket on February 22nd, 2013 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The company is one step closer to launching their ISS re-supply spacecraft (Cygnas Service Module).
22 February 2013, 01:35 PM ET
For the first time on Mars, a rover has collected a rock sample using a drill. Curiosity's drill captured about 1 table spoon of Martian rock.
21 February 2013, 04:58 PM ET
Canadian skywatcher Kevin Fetter recently caught this view of the U.S. Air Force X-37B robot space plane on its Orbital Test Vehicle-3 mission.
21 February 2013, 04:34 PM ET
The pop music icon was serenaded by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield with the chorus of 'In Your Eyes". Gabriel and his family were invited by NASA to speak to the International Space Station on February 21st, 2013.
21 February 2013, 02:50 PM ET
Dave Hyland, a Texas A&M professor of physics and astronomy, explains how painting an asteroid would change its course.
21 February 2013, 10:27 AM ET
The U.S. Global Change Research Program has made a 70-year global precipitation model. Continuing greenhouse gas emission levels (A2) produce a more severe outlook than an alternative (B1) based on worldwide cooperation in environmental policy.
20 February 2013, 05:11 PM ET
The rover drilled into rock on the Martian surface on February 8th and 20th, 2013. Samples were also transferred back to the rover for analysis. The drill was demonstrated by NASA using Curiosity's twin here on Earth.
20 February 2013, 01:14 PM ET
Infrasound, or extremely low frequency sound waves, from the meteor that broke up over Russia's Ural mountains were some of the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO's network of infrasound stations.
20 February 2013, 11:22 AM ET
On July 19th, 2012, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory witnessed a medium sized flare accompanied by a enormous magnetic loop of superheated plasma emanating from the surface
19 February 2013, 06:49 PM ET
The gas clouds and tendrils of dust that compose the stellar nursery (NGC 6357) was observed of Europe's VISTA telescope's infrared imager. Credit; ESO/VVV Survey/D. Minniti/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)
19 February 2013, 06:35 PM ET
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield (of "How to Wash Your Hands In Space" fame), now shows the world how to make the tasty sandwich in microgravity from the galley of the International Space Station.
19 February 2013, 06:24 PM ET
Thousands images from NASA MESSENGER's wide angle camera comprise this rotating false-color mosaic map. The visible colors are correlated with variations in Mercury's surface spectral reflectance.