15 April 2013, 09:43 AM ET
While at the new launch site (currently under construction) in far east Russia, president Vladimir Putin praised Space cooperation and spoke of potential growth it can bring to the industry.
12 April 2013, 03:20 PM ET
Iranian media reports a 27-year-old inventor says he has built a machine that 'brings the future to you' prompting teasing from tech writers.
12 April 2013, 01:53 PM ET
The roving Mars Science Lab's Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument tested for levels of the gas Argon in the atmosphere. Those levels indicate the Red Planet once had a more robust atmosphere, confirming what scientists previously thought.
12 April 2013, 09:53 AM ET
Something extraordinary and essential is going on behind the thick dust and blinding starlight that cloaks the center of our galaxy. Astronomers suspect a super-massive black hole. Now all they have to do is get an image of it.
11 April 2013, 05:09 PM ET
USRA's Ryan Fitzgibbons cutely shows why the best place to understand rainfall is from above the atmosphere. The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite constellation will measure precipitation on a global scale.
11 April 2013, 02:25 PM ET
Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield talks about Yuri's Night, a celebration of the day Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.
11 April 2013, 12:20 PM ET
Earth observation satellite, Radarsat-1, was launched in 1995 and had a 5 year life-expectancy. No chance for a de-orbit anytime soon, its high orbit will keep it in Space for decades.
11 April 2013, 09:12 AM ET
An M6-class flare erupted from sunspot AR1719 on Aprill 11th, 2013. The coronal mass ejection will will probably reach Earth's magnetic field on April 12th or 13th. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the fireworks.
10 April 2013, 03:37 PM ET
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory's Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) captures imagery in 3 different wavelengths - 171, 193 and 211 angstroms. Data from 2012 are here overlaid.
10 April 2013, 01:16 PM ET
President Obama's Fiscal Year 2014 budget sets the road map for exploration for NASA and the American people. Its now up to congress to approve it.
10 April 2013, 01:07 PM ET
NASA's 2014 budget poposes a mission to robotically capture a small near-Earth asteroid and bring it into a stable lunar orbit where astronauts can visit and explore it, a 'stepping stone' to future missions to farther asteroids.
10 April 2013, 11:26 AM ET
Researchers want to test quantum entanglement by putting a sensor on the ISS, possibly paving the way for a quantum internet. Earth's atmosphere makes entangled photon experiments difficult.
10 April 2013, 09:31 AM ET
Europe's Very Large Telescope captured imagery of planetary nebula IC 1295. It can be found in the constellation of Scutum (3300 light years away).
09 April 2013, 04:40 PM ET
The Phanton Phoenix satellites, one of which is depicted in the video, will be available in 3 configurations, ranging from 4kg nano-satellites to 1000kg satellites.
09 April 2013, 03:32 PM ET
This test shows the GENIE (Guidance Embedded Navigator Integration Environment) system controlling a Xombie terrestrial rocket, a system that will allow NASA to test instruments for landing on terrestrial bodies like the Moon and Mars.
09 April 2013, 09:54 AM ET
NASA is funding two projects to search for exoplanets and has enlisted some the help of two big-name partners.
08 April 2013, 03:56 PM ET
The Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope has detected young stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) - one of the our closest galactic neighbors. The x-rays were emitted from the SMC region known as the 'Wing'.
08 April 2013, 11:48 AM ET
ISS commander Chris Hadfield demonstrates what happens to tears if they start 'falling' in Space.
08 April 2013, 10:04 AM ET
Sen. Bill Nelson announced a bold plan to 'lasso' a passing asteroid and bring it closer to our planetary system for examination.
08 April 2013, 09:23 AM ET
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is developing a new instrument that uses the natural beacons of pulsar radiation, to let spacecraft find their way in deep space. A test on ISS is planned.
05 April 2013, 04:04 PM ET
On April 5th, 1973 the Pioneer 11 spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral on what was originally a back up mission for the Pioneer 10. Eventually NASA made an ambitious mid-mission change to Pioneer 11's trajectory, sending it to Saturn & beyond.
05 April 2013, 04:02 PM ET
Sunspot 1748 had just begun its rotation to the Earthside of the Sun on April 5th and already has erupted twice. The first was a C2-class flare and a stronger M2-class flare occurred about 10 hours later.
04 April 2013, 05:09 PM ET
NASA's New Horizon mission snapped imagery of volcanic debris emanating from Io's Tvashtar volcano in 2007. The plume reaches up to 205 miles above the surface of Io.
04 April 2013, 04:20 PM ET
The United States announces it will send a missile defense system to Guam to defend the Pacific Ocean island from North Korea, as the US military adjusts to what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called a 'real and clear danger' from Pyongyang. Mana Rabi
04 April 2013, 12:42 PM ET
Scientists, using the Kepler space telescope, observed the phenomenon of gravitational lensing as the lifeless white dwarf star passed in front of its companion red dwarf. The dead star is about the size of Earth and the mass of the Sun.