The space agency has just announced plans to fly to an asteroid, snag a boulder, fly back toward Earth and put the rock in orbit around the moon. Because science.
We often see the moon sailing through our night skies from down here on Earth, but a new NASA video shows a perspective we never get.
A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.
The passion project from Flat Earth Games is a space-trading simulator that does a heck of a lot more than it says on the tin.
The space agency wants to bring back supersonic jet travel over land. The first step? Finding out how much boom people on the ground can handle.
For the first time, a rocket has touched the edge of space and then successfully landed back on Earth in one piece. It all makes for one heck of an advertisement.
An unexpected and large asteroid is coming around for a rare flyby, zipping past Earth close enough for scientists to get a good look.
NASA's Spitzer telescope confirms a new neighbor in the form of a larger-than-Earth rocky planet outside our solar system.
Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.
An entrancing set of swirls on the sun's surface gets even brighter thanks to a perfectly placed eruption.