See photos from around the world of Friday's blue moon, the second of two full moons appearing in the same calendar month.
By Megan Crigger
Shortly after the July 14 flyby of Pluto and its moons, we spoke with three members of the New Horizons mission team: Alice Bowman, the mission operations manager, and Cathy Olkin and Kimberly Ennico-Smith, deputy project scientists. New Horizons…
By Nsikan Akpan
NASA Kepler's mission adds 500 new exoplanets to its library.
By PBS NewsHour
Soon, some of the mystery surrounding Pluto, the distant dwarf planet, will be lifted. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, speeding through space for almost a decade on a mission to capture a myriad of data, is believed to have finally made…
Update on the New Horizons mission: Final flight plan approved. Next stop, Pluto!…
By PBS NewsHour
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft set out in 2007 to explore Ceres and Vesta, the two largest objects in our solar system’s asteroid belt. What has Dawn discovered so far? Judy Woodruff sits down with NewsHour’s senior online editor Jenny Marder, who…
A NASA-funded study is focusing on the psychological impact of a potential mission to Mars. For the past eight months, six people have been living in a self-sustaining 1,000 square-foot dome on the Mauna Loa Volcano in Hawaii, cut off…
By Colleen Shalby
In a galaxy far, far away -- specifically 12.5 billion years from Earth -- shines the light of over 300 trillion suns.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A GOP-controlled House panel Wednesday approved a $51 billion measure providing the Justice Department and NASA with modest budget hikes, but the legislation falls well short of what's needed to win President Barack Obama's signature.
By Joshua Barajas
Last month, NASA’s Curiosity rover captured a blue sunset on the Red Planet. The sight was poetic enough to inspire the rover to quote T.S. Eliot in a tweet.
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