The NEAR instrument has been hunting for planets in the Alpha Centauri system.
There's something very weird, and very dense, under the surface of the moon's South Pole-Aitken basin, new research suggests.
As NASA is scrambling to land astronauts on the moon by 2024, the agency chief reminded employees today (June 10) that Mars — not the moon — is the agency's ultimate destination.
This summer is chock-full of incredible space-themed events, as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Neil A. Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking humanity’s first steps on the moon.
On July 20, 1969, 600 million people watched with anxious excitement as astronauts stepped foot on the moon for the first time and made a permanent impression on human history.
Mysterious rare meteorites made of a mix of stone and iron likely formed when Vesta, the brightest asteroid in the sky, experienced a giant impact, a new study finds.
We all know that interstellar flights, far away from the spectacular sights of planets and moons, need a little entertainment. Enter: flying hippos.
A luggage company with a lunar legacy is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
This fall, Earth has about a 1-in-7,000 chance of getting an uninvited extraterrestrial visitor: asteroid 2006 QV89.
NASA has chosen the first companies that will ferry its instruments to the moon as part of the Artemis program — and with those selections come hints of where the contracted landers will touch down.
A day after President Trump appeared to cast doubt on NASA's plans to send humans to the moon, a White House official said the moon remained a goal of the agency's programs as a step towards Mars.
If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds.
Unifying all the forces and particles would require a particle accelerator far more powerful than humans have ever built.
When observed from the darkest of skies, the Milky Way galaxy can glitter and gleam with all the colors of the rainbow.
Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin joins a group tackling conspiracy theories about the moon landing — and the space program in general — in a new Science Channel series.
There's probably no better way to learn what a person who has ventured off our planet is like than to hear their stories.
April 26, 1803 was an unusual day in the small town of L'Aigle in Normandy, France — it rained rocks.