It’s official: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has gotten humanity’s first up-close look at Pluto.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft aimed to get up-close and personal with Pluto on Tuesday, on track to zoom within 7,800 miles of the small icy world left unexplored until now.
Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show. On Tuesday, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and present the unexplored world in all its icy glory.
An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and a first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff.
During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet.
Some Texas students’ experiments were destroyed when an unmanned rocket headed to the International Space Station exploded after liftoff in Virginia.
A commercial space station supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded six seconds after liftoff at a launch site at Wallops Island, Virginia.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.
In spots with clear skies, North Texans were able to wake up early Wednesday morning and see a cool lunar eclipse that appeared to turn the moon a reddish color.
Steven R. Nagel, a former astronaut who flew on four space shuttle flights, has died after a long illness.