Ceres comes into sharper focus as the Dawn mission settles into an up-close study of the dwarf planet's craters and mysterious bright spots.
Pluto and its biggest moon Charon appear as colorful blobs in a fresh NASA image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft.
Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.
Each year NASA's Earth Observatory picks enlightening or incredible images of our planet taken from space and has the public vote on them in Tournament: Earth. Here are Crave's favorites.
The Dawn space probe will take a much closer look at Ceres' mystery lights now that it is in orbit around the protoplanet.
Jennifer can ski and play hockey -- even though she's a robot -- but there's more to her than just fun and games. Researchers hope that someday, the same principles they're using to program Jenny to play sports will be used to create firefighters and rescue robots, able to adapt to changing environments.
On today's show, we explain why Google is growing human skin in a lab, watch an adorable robot ski in the name of science and cheer on NASA as it starts collecting data from its SMAP satellite.
Moon Express has big goals for mining the heavens, but to get there it needs better facilities down here on earth. Join us for an exclusive trip inside the historic NASA Space Launch Complex 36, now owned by Moon Express.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates five years of sun-worshipping by releasing its impressive 100 millionth image of our closest star.
At a resolution of just 27p, images captured by the Dawn probe as it approaches Ceres are the most detailed of the dwarf planet to date.