A new, low-cost cubesat mission will demonstrate technology needed to measure the absolute imbalance in the Earth's radiation budget for the first time.
NASA's Juno spacecraft has made a spectacular recording of its flyby past Earth early in October 2013. The first-of-a-kind movie approach reveals the capabilities of Juno's onboard camera system, known as star tracker.
The data from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is revealing new information each and every day. Now, scientists have shown that they've received the first detailed radiation measurements from the surface of the Red Planet.
After the Big Bang, our universe began to expand and emerge, forming stars, galaxies and planetary systems. Yet the specifics of this formation process have long remained a mystery to scientists. Now, researchers have taken a closer look at how the universe was formed.
It turns out that an atmospheric peculiarity that Earth shares with Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus may be more common than expected. Scientists have discovered that it's likely common to billions of planets, which may help in the search for potentially habitable worlds.
Our moon may hold more secrets than we first thought. Researchers have discovered some mineralogical surprises in the moon's largest impact crater, revealing a bit more about its mantle.
For all the enthusiastic space lovers, NASA offers another chance have some cosmic fun. The Geminid meteor showers are going to make its annual appearance and put up some spectacular cosmic fireworks, just in time for Christmas.
Astronomers have captured new and surprising details of a nearby starburst galaxy. Using the Green Bank Telescope (GBT), the scientists have uncovered never-before-seen features, such as streamers of material fleeing the disk of the galaxy as well as concentrations of dense molecular gas surrounding...
As satellites become more common, they face growing risk of colliding with space debris and even each other.
There may have once been an ancient lake on Mars. Not only that, but this lake may have once been able to support life. Data from NASA's Mars Curiosity rover mission has revealed the new features and has opened up the possibility that Martians may have once existed.
NASA has captured some new and stunning images of the Sun. The new pictures reveal a bit more about our nearest star, showing that the location between the surface of the sun and its atmosphere is far more violent than previously thought.
Astronomers have managed to capture a spectacular new image of Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1). The new image reveals the intricate flow of the comet's ion tail, showing the researchers a bit more about the details associated with this particular space phenomenon.