Want to see what happens when a spacecraft takes a selfie more than 250 million miles away from the Earth? This, and it’s absolutely stunning.
They've been a staple of sci-fi since Luke Skywalker gazed upon an alien sky in Star Wars, and now scientists say binary star systems might be a lot more common than we’d originally thought.
Ever since NASA scuttled the space shuttle program in favor of having commercial space companies transport Americans into orbit, we’ve been waiting to see what would come next.
While pointed right at the Earth, a massive X1.6-class solar flare erupted Wednesday and blasted electrically charged particles right toward our little corner of the solar system.
Though we’re still figuring out how to actually get humans safely to Mars, scientists are looking a few steps ahead to determine if we’ll be able to grow food once we get there.
File this one under things you don’t see every day. A NASA spacecraft has captured footage of a powerful solar eruption ripping across the sun, and it’s awesome.
We’re monitoring wavelengths and sending out signals in an effort to find aliens — but one NASA scientist notes there’s still one more thing we can do that might help locate E.T.
If you’ve ever wanted to essentially do a pinch and zoom on a tiny sliver of Mars, your wishes have been answered.
With NASA dealing with all those draconian budget cuts, private spacefarers like SpaceX have stepped in to fill the void — but that doesn’t mean they have it all figured out just yet.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to explaining the insane harshness of an alien world, they can tell one heck of a story.