NASA's Mars Science Laboratory screamed through the Red Planet's atmosphere in a daring feat scientists later dubbed "7 minutes of terror."
As the 114th Congress draws to a close, several space-related bills seeking passage are in danger of running out of time.
The growing problem of space junk has been plaguing aerospace organizations, but JAXA clearly has been taking the lead.
Alien hunters are accusing NASA of hiding extraterrestrial life on Mars.
The methane-detecting instrument aboard the ISRO MOM spacecraft has been re-purposed after NASA scientists uncovered a design flaw.
Scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center said that Arctic sea ice dipped for a short time in mid-November by around 50,000 sq km.
Take a look at some of the cosmos and mankind's space exploration photos that were taken in the year 2016.
NASA will first wait for SpaceX's successful landing on Mars before committing millions of dollars.
2016 has been a great year for NASA's space exploration projects.
NASA officials and scientists hope that President-elect Donald Trump will still continue to support the country's space exploration on Mars.
A 3D view of planetary effects of climate change was generated by a supercomputer, based on the data obtained from satellites.