Pee and other human waste certainly aren't the most glamorous aspects of space, but all the same, they're a practical problem for those in orbit. For instance, there comes the critical question: What to do with astronaut waste? Fortunately, scientists have come up with a new process that can recy...
In what could be the fourth delay in just over a month, SpaceX's third resupply mission to the International Space Station is currently threatened by storms. The launch is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. EST on Friday.
Early Friday morning between approximately 12:30 a.m. and 1:22 a.m. EST, the LADEE spacecraft, as planned, crashed into the moon at 3,600 miles per hour, officially ending the six-month mission.
The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) can track bright points in the solar atmosphere and magnetic signatures on our star's surface to reveal a bit more about what lies beneath the sun's surface.
The $600 million Kepler spacecraft, launched on March 6, 2009, is armed with a 0.95-meter aperture and a 105 square degree telescope with a goal to detect and confirm planets in or near the circumstellar habitable zone.
Scientists may be learning a bit more about Mars' atmosphere by studying meteorites. They've examined 40 of these space rocks that fell to Earth from the Red Planet and have unlocked the secrets of the ancient Martian atmosphere.
Just a few weeks ago, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which has been circling Saturn since 2004, discovered the first-ever asteroid-like object with rings.
Scientists are employing technology to get a better look at how black holes swallow stars.
NASA has released a new image that reveals mesmerizing rings around Saturn, hinting at winds that speed at a staggering 600 miles per hour at the equator.
People around the world are being invited to learn how to hunt for planets, using two new online apps devised by scientists at the University of Texas at Austin and UC Santa Cruz.
Thank the International Space Station for taking on a healthier mission. The Vegetable Production System, otherwise known as 'Veggie,' will be sent to the space station aboard the SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 mission, allowing astronauts to also add fresh salad to their menu and determine the feasibility and...
Recently, NASA's Cassini Spacecraft images of an icy object within Saturn's rings revealing the birth process of a new moon. Recently, NASA's Cassini Spacecraft images of an icy object within Saturn's rings revealing the birth process of a new moon.