Researchers traveled to Iceland this summer to test a prototype rover and drone. These tests will help to inform the Mars 2020 operations team.
The United States has set new guidelines for launching safe and sustainable nuclear spacecraft on future missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.
This star has a number of odd qualities, and may have had one of the most powerful explosions ever observed.
The drama of a total solar eclipse has astonished countless astronomers and amateurs, but few have channeled that astonishment as beautifully as artist Carol Prusa.
Today (Aug. 20), the National Space Council discussed how NASA might support a mixed-gender astronaut crew.
Both SpaceX and Boeing are busily preparing for the first crewed launches of their commercial spacecraft, and in case something goes wrong, they're simulating different types of emergencies.
The new moon occurs Aug. 30, at 6:37 a.m. EDT (1037 GMT), just a few hours before the moon reaches perigee — the closest point in its orbit to Earth.
Kids can now join Astronaut Snoopy as he blasts off on his NASA adventures with a new McDonald's Happy Meal.
Russia is launching a Soyuz spacecraft on a test flight to the International Space Station tonight (Aug. 21), and you can watch the action live.
Two astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (August 21) to install a new docking port.
A highly anticipated NASA mission to Jupiter's possibly life-supporting moon Europa remains on track for a mid-2020s launch.
Just before dawn today (Aug. 21), skywatchers will be able to spot both Uranus and the waning gibbous moon.
Humanity's next giant leap could be enabled by nuclear thermal propulsion, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.
When a Russian Soyuz spacecraft launches from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station Wednesday, it will carry a humanoid robot called Skybo F-850.
The United States Space Command will officially be up and running by the end of the month, Vice President Mike Pence said today (Aug. 20) at a meeting of the National Space Council.
A nearby, rocky exoplanet may be just a plain rock with no atmosphere — supporting a theory that planets orbiting small stars are more susceptible to lacking an atmosphere.
NASA has called for companies to submit proposals to create spacecraft that will deliver cargo to the lunar gateway.
India's Chandrayaan-2 mission has ticked off another key milestone in its journey to land safely on the moon: The spacecraft has successfully entered lunar orbit.
Researchers at LIGO and Virgo may have detected a gravitational-wave signal from the merger between a black hole and neutron star. This would be a major first.
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