New NASA technology straight out of "Star Trek" could help scientists detect life on other worlds.
A once-bright cloud of electrons is being shocked back to life by a collision between two galaxy clusters.
Last weekend, astronaut Scott Kelly answered questions on Twitter about life in space, including how astronauts bathe, do laundry and exercise, and how he's liking his one-year stay in orbit.
Kombucha is going to space: Scientists are testing the survival techniques of the microorganisms that are used to make the popular health drink.
The resulting radar images, which researchers combined into an asteroid flyby video, show that the asteroid, known as 1999 JD6, is a "contact binary" consisting of two lobes joined together.
NASA needs your help to bolster current earthquake detection technologies, and they’re offering $25,000 to the team that develops the best way to detect an oncoming quake.
This month the European Space Agency took a major step closer to an ambitious exploration of Jupiter and its icy moons.
Members of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) science team are asking the public to help them categorize strange features near the Red Planet's south pole for further study and analysis.
NASA is looking into a wild idea to explore the atmosphere of Jupiter or other gas giant planets using a robotic spacecraft designed to sail across extraterrestrial skies.
The first living being sent to Mars by humans may not be some lucky astronaut, or even a monkey, but a microorganism like cyanobacteria, sent there to create oxygen for human explorers.
An innovative concept for tiny probes attached to gliders could one day allow small robots to explore intricate locales on Mars that probes never could reach before, scientists say.
Boeing has begun testing components of the CST-100 crew capsule's 'pusher abort system' at NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia.
The fourth annual NASA Space Apps Challenge took place April 10 to 12, connecting participants from all over the globe in a three-day hackathon aimed at tackling global problems in creative ways.
An iconic symbol of NASA's origins as a powerhouse for aviation innovation has found a new home at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.