Astrophile is our weekly column on curious cosmic objects, from the solar system to the far reaches of the multiverse Named Methone, this small, oval moon was seen in close-up for the first time last year by NASA's Cassini spacecraft .
Momofuku chef David Chang recently visited NASA's Space Food Systems Laboratory in Houston, TX, where he teamed up with Tested's Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to help figure out how to make space food a little more exciting for astronaut Chris Hadfield .
The 411 Movies Top 5 03.22.13: Week 374 - Top 5 Space Movies Posted by Shawn S. Lealos on 05.17.2013 From Star Wars and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan to Aliens , Starship Troopers , Armageddon and more, the 411 staff counts down the top five space movies of all time! Welcome to Week 374 of the Movie Zone Top 5. My name is Shawn S. Lealos and you ... (more)
NASA unexpectedly announced this week that Kepler , the planet-hunting spacecraft, has put itself in a safe mode and gone offline.
The new film "Star Trek Into Darkness," represented with this movie still, prompted the Virginia Air & Space Center to hold a new event called Sci-Fi Fest.
NASA's first space shuttle, the test orbiter Enterprise, was named after the fictional starship on Star Trek in response to fans staging a write-in campaign.
Since her historic mission in 1983, 55 women, including cosmonauts, astronauts and payload specialists, have flown in space with NASA.
They scrubbed up and suited up to perform one of the most delicate performances of their lives.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says his body feels confused and banged-up by the effects of gravity after a five-month stay in space.
SPACE entrepreneur Dr Ray Wright lost thousands of pounds in a shares scam while trying to raise cash to build a rocket.
This artist rendition provided by NASA shows the Kepler space telescope. The spacecraft lost the second of four wheels that control the telescope's orientation in space, NASA said Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
This undated publicity film image released by Paramount Pictures shows, Zachary Quinto, left, as Spock and Chris Pine as Kirk in a scene in the movie, "Star Trek Into Darkness," from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.
NASA said Wednesday the Kepler spacecraft lost the second of four wheels that control the telescope's orientation in space.
MOST, or the " Mars-Orbiting Space Telescope ," is a concept that would send a Hubble-class telescope to the vicinity of Mars.
Today is the 40th anniversary of the launch of America's first space station, Skylab .