The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research. Since February 2006, NASA's mission statement has been to "pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research." Read more on wikipedia
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has returned the best color - and the highest resolution - images to date of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, and they show a complex history filled with violence.
NASA's Space Launch System is set to be completed in Nov. 2018, and could hold the key to future Mars and deep space missions.
Five potential missions have been selected by NASA for refinement in 2016, with two getting flight opportunities by 2020.
Scientists are edging ever closer to discovering what transformed Mars from a water-rich planet to the arid desert that it is today.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has been trekking across the Red Planet, collecting crucial data as it drills into rocks and gathers samples. Now, the rover has caught stunning images of one of Mars' two tiny moons climbing high into the sky during a fantastic moonrise.
NASA has revealed that unknown understory fires are destroying several times more Amazon rainforest than has been lost through deforestation in recent years.
NASA Mars rover Opportunity isn't just on the move, it's also discovered a clay-rich rock that hints to the fact that water existed on the Red Planet in the past.
A NASA team delivered in May a sophisticated microwave radiometer specifically designed to overcome the pitfalls that have plagued similar Earth-observing instruments in the past.
Traveling from one alien world to another, Dawn is reliably powering its way through the main asteroid belt with its ion propulsion system.
The Mars rover Curiosity may not have found evidence of life, but it's definitely found evidence of water on the Red Planet. NASA scientists have revealed that the rover has found evidence that rivers once ran across the surface of Mars that were between an inch to nearly three feet deep.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has collected data and evidence that reveals an ancient streambed on Mars. The findings could hint at the possibility of life on the Red Planet in the past.
In the main belt between Mars and Jupiter, families of asteroids spin through space. Now, researchers have used NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) to make some new finds about these objects.