NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
As New Horizons speeds past Pluto, it's natural to wonder what we can look forward to now. Luckily, there's a fleet of spacecraft prepared to soar all over the solar system in the coming years.
Mars rover Opportunity has recommenced driving duties and continues to explore the red planet despite a series of recent setbacks focusing on its aging memory.
The moisture in the atmosphere of Mars could be particularly conducive to life if the water condenses out to form short-term puddles in the early morning hours.
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
Magnesium and iron measurements suggest the hourly meteor rate overhead on Mars must have been tens of thousands of shooting stars per hour for hours.
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