On the 30th anniversary of the loss of space shuttle Challenger, NASA held a day of remembrance Thursday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, including a wreath-laying ceremony. Watch the events here.
By Michael Wilkinson
For 29 years, fifth-grade teacher Michael Wilkinson has used space exploration to teach his students about math, science and the power of imagination. He shares his memories of the Challenger space shuttle disaster and why he never gave up on…
By Joshua Barajas
The calculations are in, and 2015 was the warmest year on record, ever since data collection on the planet’s surface land and ocean temperatures began in 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday.
By Alexandra Sarabia
NASA tracked all 26 letters of the English alphabet using only satellite imagery and astronaut photography.
By Justin Scuiletti
On Thursday morning, NASA released a new image of Pluto decked out for the holidays in a festive green and red coloring as its "Image of the Day."…
NASA released two black and white images of Pluto on Friday, billing them as the dwarf planet's "best close-ups that humans may see for decades."…
NASA announces new findings about Mars' atmosphere and the evolution of the planet.
Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is also a potent greenhouse gas, trapping energy in the atmosphere. Last year NASA released satellite images showing a hot spot in the area where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona meet, prompting…
By Justin Scuiletti
NASA is allowing you to engage in an extended gazing session at our planet's star this week with the release of a new video that reveals the sun -- rotation, solar flares and all -- in unprecedented detail. The…
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
Haunting and detailed pictures of Saturn’s moon Enceladus are being released by NASA today after an October 28 flyby in which the Cassini spacecraft skimmed by only about 30 miles above the moon’s surface.
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