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Check out this astronaut's-eye view of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is still spectacular when seen from the International Space Station.

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Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

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Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station

Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.

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Cloudy skies? Not in the Americas? Watch the total lunar eclipse here

If you can't see this week's total lunar eclipse in the sky above you, you can still watch it online.

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Blood moon: A total lunar eclipse viewer's guide

Late Monday night, the moon is going to bleed in a crimson hue as the night sky attempts to swallow it whole. At least, that was the 16th-century interpretation of a total lunar eclipse. Those in North and South America are in for a treat.

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10 spots in our solar system worth visiting in person (pictures)

The moon? Been there, done that. So what's next? Sure, there's Mars, but what else is on humanity's bucket list when it comes to nearby planetary destinations?

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NASA aims tubes at astronaut's eyes

Does this just-released image from NASA document the first cybernaut or is it something far more sinister (or way more innocuous)? The simplest problems can have complicated solutions in space.

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North Korea names space agency 'NADA,' mimics NASA logo

North Korea's newly named space agency sports the unfortunate acronym "NADA" and features a familiar-looking logo.

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After a decadelong chase, Rosetta preps to tag a comet

The European spacecraft has been hunting down one particular comet at high speeds for several years. Now, after a long nap, its target is within sight.

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NASA spots Washington mudslide from space

Satellite shots from the Earth Observatory show the stunning scope of the mudslide that claimed lives and homes in the remote town of Oso, Wash.

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Vote on NASA's crazy next-gen spacesuit fashions

NASA is seeking the public's input on the look for the high-tech Z-2 spacesuit. Choose between biomimicry, "Tron"-style, and future-fashion-trend designs.

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Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

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