NASA’s newest Martian explorer is on its launch pad, ready to soar. The MAVEN spacecraft is scheduled to blast off aboard an unmanned Atlas V rocket on Monday afternoon.
NASA found an ingredient of plastic — the first time the chemical has been detected on another world.
The CIA is acknowledging in the clearest terms yet the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades.
NASA is working on the next generation of space lander and a company from right here in North Texas is helping. Dozens of tests are putting the Morpheus Lander through the paces in Texas.
Nature’s fireworks are filling the skies tonight as the Perseid meteor shower hits its peak.
Trekkies arrived in Houston decked out in full-blown “Star Trek” outfits to see the official landing of the legendary Galileo shuttlecraft, not far from NASA’s Mission Control.
Forty-three years after Apollo 11 made the first moon landing, on July 20, 1969, we know more about what’s beyond plant Earth. Yet, there’s still much more to learn.
Texans are being given the chance to name the full-sized space shuttle replica that will be displayed at Johnson Space Center’s official visitor center in Houston.
An asteroid coming close to the earth next week doesn’t have much of a name. But then again, it is just passing by.
NASA will honor the seven astronauts who perished when the Columbia space shuttle was destroyed 10 years ago. The agency will mark the anniversary at a public memorial in Florida.
Many parts of Texas have scheduled events to mark the 10th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, but UTA has a very personal reason to mark the date.
One morning, nearly 10 years ago, Barry McCool remembers watching his son’s space shuttle fly more than 40 miles above his Las Vegas home. But Columbia never landed.