NASA's bold asteroid-capture mission is an expensive distraction that does little to advance the agency's overarching goal of getting humans to Mars, one prominent researcher argues.
On Oct. 7, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst ventured outside of the International Space Station to work. And this is their spectacular 'office.'
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. Continue reading →
During Tuesday's spacewalk, astronaut Alexander Gerst took this awe-inspiring photograph high above Earth. Continue reading →
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.
A Russian-built Soyuz capsule carrying a crew of three reached the International Space Station late Thursday (Sept. 25), despite a stuck solar array that failed to deploy just after its launch six hours earlier.
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
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