24 January 2013, 04:56 PM ET
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched the Phoenix program in July of 2012 with the aim of repurposing retired satellites in orbit. This video demonstrates the program's progress so far.
24 January 2013, 04:46 PM ET
Don Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object Program Office, gives SPACE.com exclusive insight on the space rock that will come between us and the moon on February 15th, 2013.
24 January 2013, 02:36 PM ET
Catastrophic stellar explosions, called Intermediate Luminosity Red Transients (ILRTs), can happen when two stars temporarily share a common stellar envelope.
24 January 2013, 11:50 AM ET
In 1901, the star GK Persei, 1,300 Lights Years from Earth, exploded. Images of the remnant (Nova Persei 1901) by the Isaac Newton Telescope and the Nordic Optical Telescope in Spain spliced together allow a 3-D model to be created.
23 January 2013, 02:59 PM ET
Using a tool attached to the International Space Station's external robot (Dextre), engineers at the Goddard Space Center turned a cap on the Robotic Refueling Mission module mounted on the ExPRESS Logistics Carrier 4 (ELC-4) platform.
23 January 2013, 01:38 PM ET
The High Resolution Coronal Imager (HI-C) was launched by NASA on a sounding rocket in July 2012. Full Sun AIA (Atmospheric Imaging Assembly) and full field of view images taken by the imager are compared.
23 January 2013, 12:54 PM ET
In July 2012, NASA launch the High Resolution Coronal Imager (Hi-C) from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. It delivered the highest resolution imagery to date of the Sun's atmosphere.
23 January 2013, 10:40 AM ET
The 3 Ton EBEX space telescope was strapped to a helium balloon and lifted about 24 miles above the Earth in December 2012. There it captured photons that were emitted when the Universe was 380,000 years old.
22 January 2013, 06:45 PM ET
The Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile, while examining the star-forming region in Orion, detected a dark zone where an active star has excavated a cavity in surrounding gas and dust.
22 January 2013, 06:31 PM ET
CEO David Gump talks about how his new company intends to prospect, retrieve and process asteroids into products for the commercial market on Earth and beyond.
22 January 2013, 09:31 AM ET
Matt Hartman captured Earth's Moon and the Gas Giant in close skywatching proximity on January 21st, 2013.
22 January 2013, 09:15 AM ET
Chris Lewicki, President and Chief Asteroid Miner for Planetary Resources, describes the company’s Arkyd-100 space telescope and technology demonstrator for its asteroid-hunting Arkyd Series of prospecting missions.
22 January 2013, 08:53 AM ET
Astronauts and members of the Mars Curiosity rover team marched in the Inaugural Parade in Washington on Jan. 21, with a full-size model of the rover and an Orion capsule, the next generation spacecraft which will take humans beyond low Earth orbit.
21 January 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Photographer Chad Blakley (www.lightsoverlapland.com) snapped the aurora borealis over Abisko National Park on January 19th, 2013.
21 January 2013, 09:49 AM ET
The Director of the Science Mission Directorate Planetary Systems Division at NASA Headquarters Jim Green talks about the NASA float.
21 January 2013, 08:06 AM ET
The reusable rocket's testing continued as it flew more than 130 feet (40 meters) into the air before landing successfully on December 17th, 2012. A camera aboard recorded the view from the rocket.
21 January 2013, 07:53 AM ET
Some reporters have dubbed ISON the "Comet of the Century," but experts aren't yet sure how bright the sungrazer will become later this year, when it could shine bright enough to be visible in broad daylight.
18 January 2013, 04:09 PM ET
Keeping your nails trimmed in zero gravity isn't all that simple and the clippings can be a danger to astronauts who might breathe them in or sensitive equipment on board the space station. CSA astronaut Chris Hadfield shows how it's done.
18 January 2013, 12:30 PM ET
Using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array, scientists have imaged a 20,000-year-old supernova remnant that resembles a manatee. The gas clouds have been pushed outward by a microquasar deep within the nebula.
17 January 2013, 01:48 PM ET
A digital image of Leonardo da Vinci's painting became the first transmission via laser to a satellite in lunar orbit. Lasers offer a more efficient way to 'talk' with spacecraft. The beam traveled ~240,000mi to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
17 January 2013, 01:24 PM ET
TopCoder, a competitive community of programers, has announced a $30,000 competition to help NASA optimize the position of the International Space Station's (ISS) solar array and minimize shadows on the station's longerons.
17 January 2013, 09:30 AM ET
Alex Rivest (alexrivest.com) has a PhD in Neuroscience, started a non-profit group whose mission is to improve education in sub-Saharan Africa, and is a photographer that edited this piece. He popped the question in Iceland, and she said yes.
16 January 2013, 08:28 PM ET
Using data from Hubble, astronomy teacher Josh Lake delivered a stunning image of the bright region (N11) in a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way (LMC). The contrast in glowing gasses was a crucial component in the Hubble's Hidden Treasures win.
16 January 2013, 03:28 PM ET
In a crucial demonstration of new technical methodologies, NASA engineers will simulate the transfer of fuel in space with nothing but robots doing the physical work. Called the Robotic Refueling Mission, it's a major step for robotics in space.
16 January 2013, 03:14 PM ET
This animation shows the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module's extraction and installation on the International Space Station. The BEAM is a module built by the private spaceflight company Bigelow Aerospace.