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.
21 March 2013, 11:54 AM ET
370,000 years after the big bang, light that can be detected by the Planck Mission appeared. This cosmic microwave background can be mapped across the whole sphere of the sky.
21 March 2013, 11:10 AM ET
Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captured the comet on the horizon and northern lights at Abisko National Park on March 20th, 2013.
20 March 2013, 03:36 PM ET
During the House Appropriations Committee Oversight Hearing, NASA administrator Charles F. Bolden updated Congress on the investigation into Chinese National Bo Jiang, accused of spying at NASA's Langley Research Center.
20 March 2013, 01:27 PM ET
Ed Lu (B612 Foundation/Fmr. NASA astronaut) testified that "whatever the entire population of the city was..would be gone" during a Senate hearing on potentially hazardous asteroids. The 1908 Tunguska Meteor leveled 800 sq. miles of forest.
20 March 2013, 12:48 PM ET
Bezos Expeditions, led by Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, located and recovered remains and debris from two F-1 engines that powered Project Apollo's Saturn V rockets. They located and photographed others artifacts as well.
19 March 2013, 04:48 PM ET
The Astro Drone App created by ESA's Advanced Concepts Team allows you to turn your smartphone or tablet controlled drone into a virtual spacecraft.
19 March 2013, 04:46 PM ET
Was the Chelyabinsk Meteor recognized by the world’s space-fairing superpowers as a natural event and not the start of a nuclear exchange? Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) quizzed Gen. William Shelton, U.S. Air Force Space Command about detection.