There's a magnet in a secure room in Tokyo. The last time its designers switched it on, it blew open the heavy doors designed to keep it contained.
Two tiny Japanese rovers began exploring the surface of the big asteroid Ryugu over the weekend — but they're not roving in the traditional sense of the term.
A new robot kit lets kids build their own rovers to learn more about technology and the spacecraft used to explore other cosmic bodies, like the moon and Mars.
Visitors at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on the Hudson River here in New York can now come face to face with a hologram of Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space.
A satellite in space has fired a net at a target to test active space-junk-cleanup technology, and the video is amazing.
Two tiny explorers are pushing the bounds of their kind, but if scientists have their way, the two adventurers will soon have plenty of company.
Mars explorers could live in an igloo-like structure near the Red Planet's frigid north pole, to take advantage of the seasonally abundant solar energy in that region, a new study suggests.
This weekend, NASA is planning to launch a spacecraft that will use half a dozen bright-green laser beams to measure seasonal and annual changes to Earth's icy poles.
Delta rockets have been launching to space for almost six decades now, carrying some hallmark NASA missions into orbit.
NASA's gigantic, ultrathin balloon, known as the "Big 60," broke a sustainable-altitude record when it took to the skies last month.
Ten years ago, the world's largest scientific instrument was turned on and the start of a research dynasty began.
I'm just inches away from capturing a Japanese HTV cargo spacecraft on the International Space Station using the Canadarm2 robotic arm. But things are getting dicey.
The Indian Space Research Organisation showed off the spacesuit it has designed in-house for its first human space missions at an event held on Sept. 6.