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.
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.