In a newly released image of Jupiter's moon Europa, its frozen, cracked surface has been revealed in breathtaking color. Continue reading →
New NASA gear that could help humanity set up an outpost on Mars has gotten its first test flight.
NASA's next-generation spaceship has successfully completed its most challenging test to date: being dropped from a plane at 35,000 feet (6.6 miles) and parachuting to Earth safely. Continue reading →
Two people with money to burn have put down deposits for the ultimate getaway – a trip around the moon, the president of the space tourism firm that booked the trips said this week.
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
The ancient icy body is beginning to warm up, causing a cloud of dust and gas to form around its nucleus – and the Rosetta captured it in photos. Continue reading →
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
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