High-altitude scientific balloons have previously been the most common tool for carrying telescopes into the stratosphere in order to give scientists a better look at their targets, specifically for the Earth, sun and stars. A new method of target viewing has been established for those who wish to t...
NASA has announced that there will be five significant cosmic events occurring in outer space this week that include stars and planets, which should keep sky-watchers entertained from February 3rd until February 8th.
President Obama and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden conducted a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to honor the men and women who were lost in space tragedies. The NASA memorial day acknowledged and celebrated the lives of victims lost in the three spaceflight disaster...
NASA's Aqua satellite has detected infrared data on Tropical Storm Kajiki as it engulfed the central Philippines. The storm is the result of the second tropical depression during the Northwestern Pacific Ocean season.
The average human being is made up of 60 percent water. When in outer space, body fluids float upward into the chest and head while the legs weaken and pressure inside the skull rises. As a result, NASA will now be monitoring the long-term implications of spending time in outer space.
NASA plans to launch five Earth science missions in 2014, which marks the busiest launch program in more than a decade. The NASA Earth science researchers plan to use satellites and aircraft to find information regarding issues such as climate change, sea level, fresh water and extreme weather event...
The unmanned resupply spacecraft 'Cygnus', the first commercial supply mission by Orbital Sciences', has successfully docked with the International Space Station on Jan. 12, NASA announced.
Astronomers have made a new discovery using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Spitzer Space Telescope. They've found and characterized four unusually bright galaxies as they appeared more than 13 billion years ago--just 500 million years after the Big Bang.
Could there be storms on stars? New research shows that there is. Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered swirling, stormy clouds on cool celestial orbs called brown dwarfs.
NASA has officially celebrated 50 years of its Deep Space Network. First existing as just a few small antennas as part of the Deep Space Instrumentation Facility, this network has come a long way since then.
This holiday season, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured some spectacular images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus.
NASA has captured an absolutely stunning light show just in time for the holidays. A new NASA movie of the sun based on data from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) reveals the wide range of wavelengths, light invisible to the naked eye, the telescope can view.