When you think about the science accomplishments of NASA, foremost among them is its unparalleled exploration of the solar system’s planets with marvelous spacecraft and rovers. Think about Voyager’s travels. Cassini’s remarkable pictures of Saturn.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has passed another scientific milestone in its quest to determine the makeup of Mars. The six-wheeled robot fired its 100,000th rock-zapping laser beam on the Red Planet, NASA announced today (Dec.
NASA is restructuring the way it funds planetary science - in a way that'll hurt young researchers, some say.
Nelson Mandela, the revered South African anti-apartheid icon who led his country to democracy and became its first black president is no more. The world is mourning the loss of an indomitable spirit and one of its greatest heroes.
If all goes as planned, NASA may land its first experimental garden on the moon in late 2015. Scientists at the Ames Research Center in California are putting together the “Lunar Plant Growth Habitat” project with the hopes of sending an automated ...
Scientists fear move could delay money for up to a year, but agency says it is prepared to offer bridge funding
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 ...
Forty years ago this week, NASA's Pioneer 10 probe beamed the first up-close images of Jupiter back to Earth.
ARLINGTON, Va. , Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and NASA successfully tested a proof-of-concept STAR TM 48GXV motor for the Solar Probe Plus mission, which will enter the sun's atmosphere to study the streams of charged particles ...
Twitter on Thursday launched a new form of targeted advertising, allowing companies to deliver "promoted tweets" to customers who show interest in the brand through Web browsing.