04 April 2013, 11:37 AM ET
The actor wants to pony up $200K for a seat, but doesn't want to be a guinea pig for the program
04 April 2013, 10:25 AM ET
Saturn's tilt will make this April one of the best for stargazers to view the planet's magnificent rings since 2006. Star clusters, the comet Pan-STARRS , and Jupiter will also be visible in the nights sky.
04 April 2013, 10:19 AM ET
An Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is running experiments with the ISS to further investigate dark matter in the universe.
03 April 2013, 03:27 PM ET
A Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter camera (HiRISE) has been snapping imagery of the used parachute on the Martain surface, along with the backshell it is attached to. It is the largest parachute of its kind ever constructed - about 65 feet in diameter.
03 April 2013, 02:42 PM ET
SPACE.com's Miriam Kramer asked Nobel prize winner and NASA's AMS-02 principle investigator Samuel C.C. Ting about the performance of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer aboard the ISS (a mission that was almost scrapped after the Columbia Disaster).
03 April 2013, 09:59 AM ET
NASA has compiled some of the best imagery attained of our world in 2012. Imagery and animations from the Space Station and multiple Earth observing missions were used.
02 April 2013, 01:21 PM ET
Scientists Elena D'Onghia, Mark Vogelsberger and Thiago ize have used the Harvard FAS Supercomputer Odyssey to put a 100 million animated stars in motion.
02 April 2013, 10:12 AM ET
The first humanoid robot to fly in Space needs an upgrade, are you the coder who can make it happen? NASA and TopCoder are searching for algorithmists to help R-2 gain dexterity. More Info: www.topcoder.com/iss/
02 April 2013, 09:26 AM ET
Astronomers have detected a black hole consuming the outer layers of a brown dwarf or a giant planet. Observations of galaxy NGC 4845 by ESA's Integral Space Observatory and XMM-Newton revealed an x-ray flare consistent with black hole activity.
01 April 2013, 03:49 PM ET
Jupiter & Saturn, galaxies from the Leo constellation, the Lyrid Meteor Shower and a partial lunar eclipse highlights the night sky in April.
01 April 2013, 02:57 PM ET
Up to 20 meteors per hour may be visible during the meteor shower and some parts of the world will be able to witness the eclipse.
01 April 2013, 09:31 AM ET
ISS commander Chris Hadfield explains how astronauts maintains oral hygiene aboard the International Space Station.
01 April 2013, 09:03 AM ET
The Aeronautics Industries Association raised more than $33,000 to show an ad that touts the US space program before Star Trek: Into Darkness.
01 April 2013, 08:05 AM ET
NASA has developed a software tool (Aircraft Noise Prediction Program - ANOPP) to re-create the sound of aircraft flying overhead. Sound from today's commercial airliners are compared to NASA's hybrid wing aircraft.
29 March 2013, 12:55 PM ET
Soyuz TMA-08M of the Expedition 35 crew blasted off on Thursday March 28th and later docked with the International Space Station. Russian Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky and Astronaut Michael S. Hopkins were aboard.
29 March 2013, 12:35 PM ET
The comet ISON is making what astronomers believe is its first trip through the inner solar system, taking a sweltering pass by the sun (making ISON a 'sungrazing' comet) and then back past Earth in December.
27 March 2013, 09:00 PM ET
A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that's in the cosmic crosshairs.
27 March 2013, 08:39 PM ET
XCOR Aerospace today announced a first in aviation and space history, the firing of a full piston pump-powered rocket engine. This breakthrough is the foundation for fully reusable spacecraft that can fly multiple times per day, every day.
27 March 2013, 02:37 PM ET
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Mike Fossum explain how a one-day trip to the International Space Station on Russia’s Soyuz space capsules work.
26 March 2013, 11:46 AM ET
Expedition 35, the next crew heading to the International Space Station on board a Russian Soyuz capsule, got a look at the spacecraft a head of their launch on March 28th.
25 March 2013, 09:43 AM ET
Astrophotographer Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captured the comet on the horizon and northern lights at Abisko National Park on March 23rd, 2013. You can join Chad on one of his photo expeditions. Check Here: facebook.com/lightsoverlapland
22 March 2013, 02:54 PM ET
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped imagery of the eruption on March 16, 2013. The entire event took a little under 4 hours. An extreme ultraviolet light sensing camera was used.
21 March 2013, 05:03 PM ET
Canadian astronaut and ISS Commander Chris Hadfield shows how vacuum sealed dehydrated spinach is prepared to eat aboard the International Space Station.
21 March 2013, 03:56 PM ET
About every 2 years, the Sun blocks Earth's view of Mars (solar conjunction) for a couple of weeks. During that time, talking to our assets on the ground and on orbit around the Red Planet, is somewhat of a challenge.
21 March 2013, 12:00 PM ET
The path of 13.4 billion year-old photons detected by Europe's Planck spacecraft has been mapped. The Planck Mission was launched on May of 2009.