The Boeing Company is calling Tuesday's intercept test of a ground-based missile defense program an overwhelming success.
NASA officials are scheduled to make an announcement tomorrow (May 31) regarding the Solar Probe Plus mission that will fly directly into the sun's atmosphere.
Visual artist Lia Halloran's newest exhibit, "Your Body is a Space That Sees," is a tribute to female astronomers left out of history, and aims to connect the viewer with the act of science.
The art exhibit "Your Body is a Space That Sees Us" by visual artist Lia Halloran, makes use of cosmic images captured by women astronomers in the late 1800s.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) captured a photograph of the moon at the same moment that the spacecraft was struck by a meteoroid traveling faster than a bullet.
NASA's plans to send humans to Mars by the 2030s could depend on whether lawmakers set a clear objective and timeline for the mission, according to some of the people involved in that pursuit.
The first flight of NASA's next-generation heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), is now scheduled for 2019 and will not include a human crew, agency officials said today (May 12).
During a total solar eclipse, the sun’s twisted atmosphere will be revealed, stars will be visible and the temperature can drop 10 or more degrees.
The Kepler space telescope, NASA's dedicated exoplanet hunter, has provided a new look at a world close to home: the gas giant Neptune.
Plans for NASA's next large-scale telescope, WFIRST, will undergo an independent review, to avoid future budget overruns and schedule delays, the agency announced Thursday (April 27).
Scientists could search a million star systems for signs of intelligent life within the next 20 years, a leading SETI scientist, Seth Shotak, told members of Congress this week.
Calling all filmmakers! NASA wants you to make a movie using the agency's own images and footage of space. Submissions are now open for the third annual CineSpace Short Film Competition.
Top off your Earth Day celebrations by getting outside tonight (April 22) and watching a parade of falling stars: The Lyrid meteor shower is still visible tonight, according to NASA.
The Slooh community observatory's live Lyrid meteor shower webcast starts tonight (April 21) at 5 p.m. ET. The observatory's Earth Day webcast will follow on Saturday (April 22) at 9 a.m. ET.
This Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day), scientists and science advocates will gather in Washington, D.C., for the first-ever March for Science. Here's a space fan's guide to the event.
Breakthrough Initiatives, an organization invested in advancing the search for life beyond Earth, is hosting its second annual Breakthrough Discuss conference, which you can watch live online.
A newly discovered exoplanet may jump to the top of the list of places where scientists should go looking for alien life.