Explore astronomy, from the latest trip to the International Space Station to alien planets outside our solar system.
"Lack of clarity and constancy of purpose among NASA, Congress and the White House is a safety concern," the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel said.
Water reserves and a space travel hub are just two reasons why scientists think we should be looking toward the Moon once more.
Armed with binoculars or a basic telescope, January is a prime month for lunar treats for the amateur astronomer.
The beautiful blue orb of Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet in our solar system from the sun. Thanks to Voyager 2 and the Hubble telescope, we can see Neptune as never before.
A fuel leak and a crack in the tank's insulating foam have had Discovery's final flight on hold since Nov. 5.
The exoplanet, named Kepler-10b, is the smallest-ever planet discovered outside our solar system, and was located by NASA's Kepler spacecraft.
Scientists debate the potential of alien life, from resource-hungry conquerers to completely non-threatening.
A new study says that water on the moon came in large part from comets which bombarded the lunar surface in its infancy.
After celebrating Christmas on Dec. 25, Russian cosmonauts celebrated the Russian Orthodox Church's Christmas on Jan. 7.
A continuing resolution from the previous Congress has NASA funded until March 4 at which point a new budget must be decided by the legislature.
Discovery has been plagued by setbacks since its initial launch attempt in November and was moved to an assembly building on December 22.
New pictures from NASA show how plasma reaches torrid temperatures and travels in jets that shoot up from the Sun's surface into its corona.
New research indicates that the link between black hole outbursts and galaxy crashes may be more tenuous than was originally thought.
Managers decided to buttress 34 of the tank's 108 metal support structures after cracks were discovered in beams following a launch attempt in November.
An auction house is putting a number of space memorabilia up for bidders hoping to own a piece from space.
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