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.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
As of today, International Space Station Commander Scott Kelly has spent more days off the planet than any other American. With 216 days in orbit, he sets the American record for most days spent space.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, a NASA spacecraft flew into an icy spray coming off one of Saturn’s moon to figure out whether it has hydrothermal vents that could support life. A NASA video explains the science…
By Joshua Barajas
Flight controllers initiated the first of four maneuvers Thursday needed to change New Horizons’ trajectory toward an object elsewhere in the Kuiper Belt.
By Colleen Shalby
Thirty years ago, "Back to the Future 2" took Doc Brown and Marty McFly on a trip through time to ... today. That is, Oct. 21, 2015. In a new video message released today, Doc, played by Christopher Lloyd, welcomes…
A new photobiography details Sally Ride's childhood, her early struggles with stardom and the scientific zeal of America's first woman in space.
By Nsikan Akpan
The Martian author Andy Weir and the NASA director of planetary science discuss the movie, Mars weather and where else people might one day live in our solar system.
NASA has found evidence of liquid water on Mars. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the inevitable question: does this mean there could be some form of life on the red planet?…
By Nsikan Akpan
NASA solves part of the mystery about water on Mars…
By Larisa Epatko
Last night, skygazers enjoyed a celestial treat: a total eclipse of a supermoon -- a moon at its closest point to Earth in its orbit. The ruddy orb appeared larger than usual in the nighttime sky.
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