A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed.
In a newly released image of Jupiter's moon Europa, its frozen, cracked surface has been revealed in breathtaking color. Continue reading →
This Christmas, Cassini got into the festive spirit and shared gifts of stunning photos of Saturn, its enigmatic rings and mysterious moons.
A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
In new images of Vesta, an unusual, yet beautiful, look at the massive asteroid's mineral history has been made possible.
Dark seasonal streaks on slopes near the Martian equator may be a sign of flowing salt water on Mars, liquid runoff that melts and evaporates during the planet's warmer months.
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
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