A newly designed vacuum chamber by a researcher team from Spain is capable of mimicking most of the conditions present on the Martian world. It is designed for use in future mission to Mars.
A giant spacecraft, similar to that of a sunflower, is designed to block the bright glare of the stars and help future space telescopes capture pictures of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars, space agency NASA announced.
There is excitement in astronomy and planetary science departments worldwide as the new Gemini Planet Imager, housed in the Gemini South Telescope in the Chilean Andes, turns its razor-sharp gaze to the skies.
Touring the Milky Way now is as easy as clicking a button with NASA's new zoomable, 360-degree mosaic presented Thursday at the TEDActive 2014 Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
NASA announced yesterday that they’re accepting proposals for advanced technology development in order to get the ball rolling for their Asteroid Redirect Mission.
This new Hubble image is centered on NGC 5793, a spiral galaxy over 150 million light-years away in the constellation of Libra.
The supernovae that Chris Malone studies, Type Ia, are “basically thermonuclear explosions of really compact stars,” says the University of California, Santa Cruz, US, postdoctoral researcher. Malone and the other members of the astrophysics team, led by professor Stan Woosley, use computationa...
NASA's Orbiter has recently documented a newly formed gully in the southern hemisphere of the Martian slope that formed between 2010 and 2012, but not due to water, according to latest news.
ESA's space freighter ATV Georges Lemaitre, set for launch this summer,will test new rendezvous sensors in space as it approaches the International Space Station.
In September of 1985 the United States made yet another pioneering space effort when they became the first to have a satellite intercept a comet, thanks to Robert Farquhar, who defied NASA’s orders to fulfill the achievement.
A fierce magnetic solar storm emitted a pulse of magnetized plasma into the space that scarcely missed the Earth on July 23, 2013, but if the eruption occurred nine days earlier it would have hit our planet creating large scale havoc, according to a new finding.
NASA has released the most interactive high resolution mosaic of the north polar region of the moon that was created over four years by scientists using data from its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.