The astronauts who call the International Space Station home are about to get some company, although it might not be the animal pals they were hoping for.
It’s no easy task to pilot a 1-ton rover more than 35 million miles from Earth, and it gets even tougher when you stumble into a slippery sand trap.
We’ve only been scratching the surface of what’s out there in space — but now, scientists think they've finally scratched a little deeper.
The New Horizon is still a year away from its arrival at Pluto, but the NASA probe is already sending back some footage and pictures from the distant non-planet.
Getting an exploratory rover the 140 million miles from Earth to Mars might seem like the hard part, but actually landing the craft without crashing it is a task unto itself.
The minds at NASA have long suspected Jupiter’s icy moon Europa might be home to a vast, potentially habitable ocean — and now we're hoping to find out.
A small team has spent the past several months working to salvage a 35-year-old spacecraft, but the project might've just run out of gas. Literally.
We humans can be stupid creatures, especially when you give us anonymity and the power of the Internet. So look out, distant planets and star systems, we’re coming for you next.
It’s one of the greatest stories of ingenuity in history, and it saved the lives of the Apollo 13 crew. So, how did NASA engineers put together that epic, oxygen-saving hack?
The big bullseye for astronomers now is to find a planet in the habitable zone that could support life, and a team just spotted one a hop, skip and jump away form Earth.