After 15 Months, Congress Finally Voted In A New NASA Administrator

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks following the weekly policy luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

‘We’re very proud’

American Space Traveler With The Longest Career Of Any Astronaut Dies At 87

US | Ryan Pickrell
Looking aft toward the cargo bay of NASA's Space Shuttle Orbiter 102 vehicle, Columbia, Astronauts John Young (L) and Robert Crippen preview some of the intravehicular activity expected to take place during the orbiter's flight test, at Kennedy Space Center October 10, 1980. REUTERS/NASA/Kennedy Space Center/Handout

Ninth person to walk on the moon

Trump: We're Going Back To The Moon, Baby!

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump steps from Air Force One for a visit to the Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S., December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘It is America’s destiny’

Scientists Find Another Planet Once Had An Ocean

Energy | Andrew Follett
Venus - High resolution beautiful art presents planet of the solar system. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Venus may have supported some kind of life

NASA's New Mars Rover Accidentally Discovers Dinosaur Fossil During Testing

Energy | Andrew Follett
Mars rover. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

‘We initially noticed a rock that looked surprisingly like a thigh bone protruding from the ground’

NASA Scientists: A Lot More Dangerous Comets Exist Than We Thought

Energy | Andrew Follett
Attack of the asteroid on the Earth "Elements of this image furnished by NASA Shutterstock/muratart)

We might never even see it coming…

NASA Probe Finds Building Blocks Of Life On Saturn's Moon

Energy | Andrew Follett
Saturn's moon Enceladus in front of planet Saturn, rings and other moons (3d illustration, elements of this image are furnished by NASA) (Shutterstock/Dotted Yeti)

The most likely place beyond the Earth to host life

NASA's First Mars Habitat To Be Made From Recycled Space Shuttle Parts

Energy | Andrew Follett
Space home on Mars. The base humans in space (Shutterstock/Katrevich Valeriy)

A full scale prototype

Alien Life Would Have A Rough Time In This Solar System

Energy | Andrew Follett
TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. Artist's impression. Seven temperate terrestrial planets. 3D Rendering. Exoplanets (Shutterstock/Angel Soler Gollonet)

Under ‘onslaught by the star’s radiation’

NASA To Use Old Bombers From The 1950s To Watch Solar Eclipse

Energy | Andrew Follett
Five bombers over sunset (Shutterstock/Vaclav Volrab)

They first entered service with the U.S Air Force in 1953.

New GIANT Images Of Jupiter's Red Spot Are Amazing

Energy | Andrew Follett
Jupiter and satellite Juno Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/janez volmajer)

‘This is a storm bigger than the entire Earth’

NASA's Extremely Over-Budget Telescope Now In Final Testing

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

This sort of testing has uncovered problems before

Lake In Iceland Shows Evidence Of Alien Life On Jupiter's Moon

Energy | Andrew Follett
jupiter and moon europa " Elements of this image furnished by NASA" (Shutterstock/muratart)

‘New branches of life here’

China Admits Major Rocket Launch Was 'Unsuccessful'

Energy | Andrew Follett
International army games . Mixed media (Shutterstock/Sergey Nivens)

‘Abnormity was detected during the flight of the rocket’

Is NASA's Mars Rover Getting Close To Artificial Intelligence?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Mars rover. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Curiosity can search for rocks even when not in contact with NASA

New NASA Oven Could Bring Fresh Bread To Space Station

Energy | Andrew Follett
Astronaut the audience with beer and popcorn sitting in a chair. loneliness in space. Pop art retro vector illustration (Shutterstock/studiostoks)

Bread is ‘something they really miss’

NASA Funding Troubled Electric Jet Research

Energy | Andrew Follett
The concept of a futuristic hypersonic passenger aircraft flying in the stratosphere. Space tourism. 3D rendering. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/andrey_l)

Still huge technical hurdles to overcome

A Giant Asteroid Will Come Extremely Close To Earth In 2029, And Impact 'Can't Be Ruled Out'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Attack of the asteroid on the Earth "Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/ muratart)

‘We cannot predict the behavior’