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.
It’s the time of year when stargazers look to the heavens to catch a glimpse of a falling star as the annual Leonid meteor showers will be peaking Saturday through early Monday morning November 16-18
NASA found an ingredient of plastic — the first time the chemical has been detected on another world.
Hundreds of people across Texas, including some in the DFW area, are giving online accounts of seeing a massive bright ball of light streak across the night sky on Saturday.
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.
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.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a plasma whirling through a magnetic dance across the Sun’s surface, forming multiple ‘solar tornadoes’. Watch the video here.
NASA promised that the asteroid would miss Earth by 17,150 miles, avoiding catastrophe. But that’s still closer than many communication and weather satellites.
A seventh grade science project sent the popular cartoon character Hello Kitty nearly 18 miles above earth. Check out the amazing viral video here.
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.