As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
There were fears that if NASA's New Horizons mission reached Pluto too late, the dwarf planet's atmosphere would have frozen out. But fear not! It appears the little world's air is actually getting thicker. Continue reading →
The alien diatoms are back! This time they're infesting our stratosphere, messing with our high-altitude balloons... possibly. Continue reading →
A Minotaur 5 rocket, making its debut flight, lifted off from NASA’s Wallops Island spaceport late Friday to send the LADEE spacecraft on its way to the moon. Continue reading →
While NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity looks for life-friendly ancient environments on the planet’s surface, a new probe is being prepared for launch to figure out why Mars lost its protective atmosphere.
The latest round of time-lapse videos from the Space Station features a beautiful pass over Canada and northern US under the light of the moon.
In honor of Felix Baumgartner's historic attempt at a world-record high-altitude jump that breaks the sound barrier, we're highlighting the top ten skydiving scenes on film.
Using data from the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn and the Huygens probe that landed in 2005, scientists have found that Titan's atmosphere is much younger than the moon itself.
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