The nine-year-old rover has logged some serious drive time on the Martian surface.
Something we built here on Earth has officially gone interstellar.
Uh oh. If NASA doesn't get a bigger budget soon, officials say we are woefully unprepared for a meteor strike.
Space debris almost never makes it through the Earth's atmosphere but, when it does...
We may not be getting a transporter any time soon, but apparently we're starting to get good at shooting information through space with lasers.
Another year, another round of discussions on how to solve NASA's perpetual budget woes. There are a lot of ideas floating around, but here's one we've never heard before: a lobbyist thinks we can pay for future NASA missions with advertising on the sides of spacecrafts, NASCAR-style.
From planning epic Mars missions, to floating ideas for a space base, NASA is pretty busy these days. Luckily, they have Leonard Nimoy to explain the next big plan—a study of the asteroid belt that could hold the secrets to the genesis of the solar system.
The Mayan Apocalypse didn't happen last week, and we're all back to living our lives, but it turns out there's another opportunity for world-ending calamity on the horizon. There's an asteroid out there that could slam into our planet in 2040. But will it? NASA's got the answer.
In the days when the Apollo program was still going strong and our future in outer space seemed bright, NASA was dreaming about a life beyond our Earthly bonds. By the '70s, they were already researching what humanity would need to permanently live in space on a large scale, and they hired concept artists to visualize their work. The result is a gorgeous view of the future.
The most exciting thing we can usually think of when we think of asteroids is how we might stop one from crashing into Earth someday, but now scientists have given us another bit of asteroid intrigue. A NASA probe just sent us images from one of the biggest space rocks in the asteroid belt, and they show some pretty strange topography.