NASA Space Psychology Subjects End 8 Months Of IsolationAfter spending eight months living in isolation on a remote Hawaiian volcano, six NASA research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization.
US In Rare Bull's-Eye For Total Solar Eclipse On Aug. 21The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21, turning day into night for a few wondrous minutes, its path crossing the U.S. from sea to shining sea for the first time in nearly a century.
Plano Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Computer Circuits OverseasProsecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he smuggled circuits abroad for use by space programs in China and Russia.
NASA Is Hiring A Planetary Protection Officer To Protect Earth From AliensNASA is looking to hire a Planetary Protection Officer who would protect Earth from possible alien contamination.
Scientists Teleport Particle Into Space, Marking Major BreakthroughFor the first time ever, scientists have successfully teleported an object into space.
First Total Solar Eclipse To Sweep U.S. In 99 YearsTotal solar eclipses occur every one to three years, often in the middle of nowhere. What makes this one so special -- at least for Americans -- is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
NASA Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have LifeNASA said that its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside of our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them.
NASA Picks 12 New Astronauts From 18,300 ApplicantsNASA has chosen 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever. More than 18,300 people threw their hats into the space ring. That's more than double the previous record.
NASA Spacecraft Will Aim Straight For The SunNASA announced a red-hot mission on Wednesday. Scheduled to launch in summer 2018, the Solar Probe Plus will fly within 4 million miles of the sun's surface, into the solar atmosphere.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Urgent ISS RepairsSpacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station. Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer went out Tuesday morning, three days after a critical relay box abruptly stopped working.
New Record For Most Time In Space By AmericanPeggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. The International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.
Nearby Planet Might Be Just Right For LifeAstronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have the right Goldilocks combination for life. Not so hot and not so cold. It's the fifth such life-possible planet outside of our solar system revealed in less than a year.