Remembering the space-race inspiration for today’s innovation
One out of every five sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy has a planet about the size of Earth that is properly positioned for water
Republican says Elizabeth Robinson slow-walked a NASA project in Louisiana
‘The Mars Rovers are not stopped because of the government shutdown’
Research at NASA facilities, agency organized events, and research about conditions on other planets have all come to a standstill since the shutdown
Juno hit a snag earlier this week after it flew past Earth to increase its speed to barrel beyond the asteroid belt to Jupiter.
Mars Curiosity parked during government shutdown
Planet may hold prerequisite for life
Goodbye, cruel world
Thousands applying for one-way tickets to Mars in 2023
To celebrate the landing anniversary, engineers commanded one of Curiosity’s instruments to play ‘Happy Birthday’ as the rover took a break from driving.
Mars’ atmosphere is overwhelmingly dominated by carbon dioxide, unlike Earth’s air, which is a mix of nitrogen and oxygen.
Two days after his helmet flooded during a spacewalk, astronaut Luca Parmitano relived the experience Thursday
Recovery efforts to save the $600 million mission began Thursday and will last for a week.
For the first time astronomers have observed our solar system’s tail using NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX.
New research pinpoints the current location of NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft: It’s still in our solar system.
Previous sun-observing spacecraft have yielded a wealth of information about our nearest star and beamed back brilliant pictures of solar flares.
Now “we can’t point where we need to point. We can’t gather data,” deputy project manager Charles Sobeck told The Associated Press.