Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
How does a country preserve its mark on the moon for decades to come? It may not seem like the moon is a busy space-traffic hub these days, but in the not-too-distant future, that could change.
Just because astronauts in orbit are miles and miles above the Earth's surface doesn't mean they have to miss out on all the holiday festivities. Trace shows us how this festive time of year is celebrated in space.
A piece of rock found its way all the way from Mars to a desert in northwest Africa. And now it has the potential to tell us all kinds of things about the Red Planet. Trace explains what this one rock might help scientists uncover.
In new laboratory tests, mice fed an experimental anti-inflammatory drug three days before exposure to space-like radiation had a reduced risk of developing certain types of cancer -- a potential boon to future astronauts.
The U.S. and Russia are hardly the only big names in space exploration. Right now, more countries than ever are making their way to space. Trace looks at which countries are joining up to become interstellar explorers and where they're headed.
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite ran out of fuel and is predicted to fall to Earth Sunday night.
There are places right here on Earth that will enable you to experience what life is like on other planets. So pack a bag, 'cause Trace is about to take you on a wild ride!
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