Already running on fumes as its fuel reserves dwindled, Venus Express' most recent attempts at maintaining its altitude fell short.
The MESSENGER mission is approaching the end of its operational life, but before it dies, you can help NASA name 5 of Mercury's craters.
A new project aims to turn interstellar navigation into an invaluable asset for the future of spaceflight and a useful educational tool.
Here I am on Mars! Dozens of images were combined to create this selfie of Curiosity.
The spacecraft woke at 9:30 pm from its 18th hibernation period since its 3-billion-mile voyage began in January 2006.
With today's launch, the spacecraft will reach more than 3,600 miles from Earth — farther than any U.S. spaceship designed for astronauts has been since the end of the Apollo program in 1972.
The first test launch of NASA's new deep space capsule, Orion, was scrubbed Thursday due to technical issues with the rocket.
Following a successful mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
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