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.
By Carey Reed
Just in time for the supermoon lunar eclipse, here are eight things you may not have known about the moon.
By Joshua Barajas
NASA released images Thursday that show more details of the dwarf planet's icy landscape.
Russian tech entrepreneur Yuri Milner funds the most ambitious hunt to date for alien life, thanks to a new $100 million project called the Breakthrough Initiatives.
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…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
On Saturday, Philae, the European Space Agency's comet lander, communicated with its team on Earth for the first time since going into hibernation in November of last year.
By Catherine Woods
It’s a bird…it’s a plane…No! It’s a sun-propelled cubesat! Born in 1999, cubesats are the generation Y of satellites. They’re miniaturized and inexpensive, while doing the stuff of regular satellites — tracking stars and beaming telecommunications. But like any space…
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 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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