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.
AT&T And NASA Collaborate To Shield Drones From HackersAT&T and NASA are building a national drone tracking system to allow agencies to monitor drones.
New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Back Last Bit Of Data From 2015 Pluto FlybyThe NASA spacecraft 'New Horizons' has sent back the last bit of data from its 2015 flyby of Pluto.
SpaceX's Musk Envisions 1,000 Passenger Ships To MarsOn a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, "Battlestar Galactica" style.
NASA Chasing Asteroid To Collect Gravel SamplesNASA is launching a spacecraft to an exotic black rock named Bennu, vacuuming up handfuls of gravel from the surface and then, in a grand finale, delivering the pay dirt all the way back to Earth.
Report: Explosion, Fire At SpaceX Launch Site In FloridaThere have been multiple reports of explosions and fire at the SpaceX launch facility in Florida.
Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet Orbiting Nearby StarAfter scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door. A planet like Earth has been discovered orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our solar system.
Meteor Over Western US Lights Up Social Media Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky.
Astronaut Tweets Superb Image Of Moon Shot By SpaceshipFormer NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio's tweet Monday brought both awe and some skepticism from followers.
Scientists Looking For Invisible Dark Matter Can't Find AnyScientists have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.