Technology under development by a 2014 NASA Innovative Advanced Concept award winner aims to put a telescope directly into space, nestled inside a balloon the size of a football field.
A massive "hole" on the surface of the sun was spotted by NASA telescopes on May 17. Coronal holes produce strong solar winds that can cause problems for satellite communications.
NASA astronaut Drew Feustel talked to Space.com about the agency's Orion spacecraft and where it could take humanity in the future.
On Friday (May 27), NASA's Juno probe crossed a gravitational boundary between Jupiter and the sun, and the gas giant began pulling the spacecraft in ahead of a planned July 4 arrival.
A giant disco ball has been monitoring the Earth from space for forty years — and will continue to hang there for millions more.
The Red Rectangle is so named because of its strange shape and striking color. But this stellar nebula looks more like a cosmic "X" in this new image from Hubble.
What do you do if you’re stuck zooming above the Earth in a space station about the size of a football field for 340 days? You take a lot of pictures.
BB-8, the beloved, white-and-orange droid from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," was one of the most popular science fiction characters at this year's New York Toy Fair.
Astronaut outfits, hoverboard Barbies and electric play-dough are just some of the awesome new items we saw at New York Toy Fair that we'd like to bring home.
"Just wait until you see the Enterprise." Those were the words we heard walking through Spin Master's booth at Toy Fair 2016.
If you've been dreaming of a real-life BB-8 ever since you saw "The Force Awakens," then your dreams are about to come true.
Scientists took one step closer to solving one of astronomy’s mysteries when a team of researchers found convincing evidence of the origin of baffling, brilliant bursts of radio waves in the sky.
An explosion in space may have created not only a brilliant nebula but also a rapidly spinning neutron star, according to new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
One astronaut is about to bravely go where no man has gone before: for a 26-mile (42 km) run aboard the International Space Station.
Pluto's complex geology just got a little less mysterious thanks to two incredible new photos from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
The International Space Station is about to get a little homier, thanks to a flower garden that should bloom in early 2016.
Two college robotics programs just got the gift of a lifetime: actual NASA prototypes of humanoid robots.