The world's first video camera is all set to launch Oct. 16, 2013, within the Progress 53P Space Cargo Ship, aboard a Russian Soyuz Rocket.
University of Washington researchers and scientists at a Redmond-based space-propulsion company are currently building components of a fusion-powered rocket, which could enable astronauts to travel to Earth’s neighboring planet Mars within weeks instead of months, at speeds considerably faster tha...
Astronomers have discovered distant, massive starburst galaxies that were formed early in the universe's history; in fact, they exist earlier than researchers had once thought possible.
What did the Big Bang actually sound like? One researcher may have the answer. John Cramer has created an audio recreation of the event that jumpstarted our universe nearly 14 billion years ago.
NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered a dead star warping the light of its companion red star.
The volcanoes on Jupiter's moon, Io, are in the wrong place, baffling researchers at NASA.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has located the farthest supernova to date of the type used to measure cosmic distances.
Newly released photos from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show how the parachute that helped NASA's Curiosity rover decent on Mars last summer in a spectacular landing maneuver has subsequently changed its shape on the ground due to stormy weather.
Astronomers estimate that there could be as many as 100 billion Earth-like planets out in space--and now they have a way to find them.
New Chandra observations have revealed the "wing" of the small magellanic cloud and have offered new insight into metal-poor stars.
A Russian space representative explained details of Russia's lunar program in the U.S., which will already begin in 2 years and consist of 5 separate missions involving landers, drilling, cryogenic sample return and a long-range rover.