News on NASA continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
2 hrs ago | SPACE.com
A proposed new mission for Kepler - whose original exoplanet hunt stalled this past May when the second of its four orientation-maintaining reaction wheels failed - has advanced to a NASA vetting stage called "senior review," agency officials announced today .
Should free speech ever be restricted?
Should prostitution be legalized?
6 hrs ago | SPACE.com
On Dec. 4, 1973, exactly 40 years ago today, NASA's Pioneer 10 probe beamed the first up-close images of Jupiter back home.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
The 2013 Geminid meteor shower peak arrives on Dec. 13-14 with good news and bad.
13 hrs ago | Clarksville Online
Astronomers have long known that some comets like it hot. Several of the greatest comets in history have flown close to the sun, puffing themselves up with solar heat, before they became naked-eye wonders in the night sky.
NASA commercial crew partner Blue Origin of Kent, Wash., announced it has tested a new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine designed to lift the company's crewed Space Vehicle on future missions out of Earth's atmosphere.
Scott Guzewich spent six years as a weather forecaster in the Air Force before switching to his dream career as a planetary scientist.
Image Caption: This artist's concept shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft heading toward the dwarf planet Ceres.
Not all that long ago, anything like the International Space Station was reserved for science fiction and drug highs.
Astronomers have spotted what appear to be two supermassive black holes at the heart of a remote galaxy, circling each other like dance partners.
Human activities, a changing climate and natural disasters are rapidly altering the face of our planet.
An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket developed by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, blasted off on Tuesday to put the company's first commercial satellite into orbit, staking a potentially game-changing claim in a global industry worth nearly $190 billion a year.
The hyper-local food trend is really big right now. And apparently, NASA wants to make sure astronauts don't miss out.
Image Caption: NASA's Global Hawk unmanned aircraft project celebrated a flight milestone on Sept.
December 3, 2013 - NASA and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Richmond, Va., have joined forces to advance technology and innovation.
The bedrock hidden beneath the thick ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has intrigued researchers for years.
Comet ISON, a "shining green candle in the solar wind," is no longer with us, NASA declared Monday morning in a tribute to what many hoped would be the "comet of the century."