NASA's Dawn spacecraft has officially entered orbit around the dwarf planet, Ceres, as of 7:39 a.m. EST on Friday, March 6. This is the first time any spacecraft has ever achieved a successful orbit around a dwarf planet.
There may be a new way to improve weather forecasts. Scientists have found that the key to a better prediction may actually lie within examining the soil.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has returned the sharpest images to date of the dwarf planet Ceres. Taken just 147,000 miles from the tiny planet on Jan. 25, the images represent a new milestone for the spacecraft as it continues its journey toward Ceres.
A NASA orbiter has spotted a long-lost Mars lander.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has officially entered its approach phase toward the dwarf planet, Ceres.
NASA scientists are working on adhesive gripping tools inspired by geckos that could potentially grapple objects such as orbital debris or defunct satellites that would otherwise be hard to handle.
NASA has made some significant discoveries in 2014. Now, the space agency is taking a look back at some of the most notable achievements of the year as the United States rings in the new year.
Each year, holiday lights go up throughout the United States and the nights become just a bit brighter for it. But you don't just see these lights here on Earth; you can also see them from space.
NASA's Curiosity rover has made a startling discovery. It's found the first organic molecules on the Red Planet. The findings could mean that there was once life on the planet--or could simply be the result of chemical reactions.
It turns out that NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft is still experiencing the "tsunami wave" that it began earlier this year. The findings mean that this is the longest-lasting shock wave that researchers have seen in interstellar space to date.
Human waste may not just be flushed down the toilet anymore. At NASA's request, scientists have figured out how to turn human waste into rocket fuel.