Trump Authorizes NASA Funding & Mars ExplorationPresident Trump signed a bill Tuesday that updates NASA's mission to add exploration of Mars, and authorizes $19.5 billion in spending for the U.S. space agency for the current budget year.
Satellites Offer New Look At 'Ring Of Fire' EclipsePeople in Chile, Argentina and parts of Africa got to see a 'ring of fire' eclipse this past Sunday. But new satellite images provide another look at this solar event, from a different perspective.
7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold LifeFor the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA's Historic Moon PadA SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.
John Glenn's Widow Turns 97, Says She Misses Him 'Terribly'John Glenn's widow says she misses her husband "terribly" and was touched by the outpouring of love and support when he died two months ago.
Meteor Over Midwest Lights Up Sky In Several StatesA meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky Monday morning across several states in the Midwest.
NASA Troubleshooting Drill Problem On Curiosity RoverEngineers are troubleshooting a snag on NASA's Curiosity that's preventing the rover from moving its robotic arm and driving to another spot on Mars, the space agency said Tuesday.
John Glenn Remembered At "Hidden Figures" PremiereJohn Glenn is depicted in "Hidden Figures" as a space trailblazer who gave critical support to the pioneering black women at NASA who helped him orbit the earth. He was fondly remembered by the cast at the movie's premiere.
Senate Honors John Glenn For Service, Desire To Better WorldTributes to the late hero-astronaut John Glenn continued on Saturday, as U.S. senators passed a resolution honoring their former colleague for leading an exemplary life.
Space Station Receives Oldest Female Astronaut, Bit Of MarsThe International Space Station gained three new residents Saturday, including the oldest and most experienced woman to orbit the world.
Pluto's Frozen Heart May Hide Underground OceanEvidence is mounting for an ocean on Pluto, buried beneath its frozen surface. The latest findings are based on observations by NASA's New Horizons, which made an unprecedented flyby of Pluto last year.
NASA Astronaut To Be The Oldest Woman In SpaceNASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is on the verge of becoming the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records. Whitson will celebrate her 57th birthday in February on the International Space Station.