To learn how to build with moon dust, researchers are turning to volcanic powder here on Earth.
With careful attention from an astronaut, a blood cell experiment may deliver improvements on cancer-fighting treatments.
The ethereal glow from the sun's corona is just one reason scientists and skywatchers are looking forward to the 2024 total solar eclipse.
Water and liquid rubies may exist within the nightside clouds of distant Jupiter-like exoplanets, but they melt in the heat of the planets' scorchingly hot bright sides, according to NASA.
The nebula of a dying star has a "inside-out" appearance, scientists announced in a new study. And this may be the outcome that awaits our sun.
This summer, commercial crew astronauts tested out an emergency egress system that can safely zip-line up to 20 people off a launch tower to safety in 90 seconds.
Makers of all backgrounds can now learn how to create a Mars rover by working off of plans and instructions from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Open Source Rover project.
Four delightful videos showcase NASA's ocean-watching PACE mission with moving mosaics, stop-motion animation and jazz.
In a new video, NASA announces a small satellite's big milestone: It has produced the first map of ice clouds across the world.
Lush regions like the Amazon rainforest help filter the air on Earth, and in a new video, NASA explains how its collaboration with Brazilian scientists is monitoring these precious trees in 3D.
After more than 16 years of development, Europe's newest wind-monitoring satellite will finally launch next month.
Embrace your love of science fiction this summer. Here's how to celebrate "Star Trek," see sci-fi museum exhibits, or visit natural wonders that inspired great science fiction.
NASA visitor centers can make fantastic vacation stops for space fans. Here's a list of centers to visit and details about what to expect when you go.
Connect with the cosmos this summer. Here’s where to see a rocket launch, visit a space shuttle, go to space camp or do some live stargazing.
Nearly 100,000 high-resolution images of a comet, two asteroids, Earth and Mars are now all available to the public online.
The glory of the iconic Nobel Prize accolade is the dream of many scientists. Author and astrophysicist Brian Keating spoke about the ups and downs along his journey, and lessons learned.
The CBS premiere of "Strange Angel" will take viewers back to a time when building rockets was as wild an idea as creating a time machine.
The tale of Hawaii's recent volcanic eruptions continues to change, much like its fierce lava flows, and new images from space tell the latest chapter.
The volcanic outburst on Hawaii's Big Island intensified early this week, and satellites have been keeping an eye on the dramatic geological activity.