Times are tough, so with NASA looking to get its first manned Mars mission off the ground in the coming years, they’re turning to the masses for a little help.
We might not have warp technology figured out just yet, but that doesn’t mean NASA isn’t keeping an eye out for planets to explore once we can actually make it out to the stars.
Scientists now say as much as 30 percent of the Earth’s water comes from outer space, and since humans are made of 60 percent water, that means we’ve all got a little bit of alien stuff in us.
It was just the other day that India’s Mangalyaan spacecraft arrived in orbit around Mars — and now the low-cost project is already sending back some stunning pictures.
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.