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.
You don't have to duck, but a good-sized asteroid will make a fairly close flyby of Earth at the end of the month.
It's one of the most historic thuds heard in recent years. At only two seconds long, it offers a lot more data for scientists to unpack than you might think.
After the first successful touchdown on a comet, a NASA director couldn't contain his excitement, declaring the Rosetta mission a key step toward "taking" the entire solar system.
Rollin' Justin the robot impresses humans with its dexterous movements when cleaning windows. One household chore down, 3,000 more to go!
The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.
NASA debuts stunning high-resolution pictures of the gargantuan 330-mile-diameter Vesta asteroid.
NASA calls on industry, academia, government agencies, and citizens alike to find ways to identify and ward off asteroid threats.
NASA aims at answering basic questions about the enigmatic interior of Mars with a relatively low-cost lander in 2016 that will probe the red planet's core and look for signs of tectonic activity.
A paralysed woman has used a mind-controlled robot arm to take her first independent sip of coffee in 15 years.