The Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission will provide the first three-dimensional views of this fundamental process that can accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light.
On April 24, 1990, the space shuttle Discovery lifted off from Earth with the Hubble Space Telescope nestled securely in its bay.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) experiences 12 "earthrises" every day, however, rarely does an opportunity arise such that LROC can capture a view of Earth.
On Saturday morning, asteroid 2014 HL129 moved closely by earth.
After 233,431 total votes were cast, the "Technology" option has won NASA's Z-2 Spacesuit design challenge with just over 63% of the total vote.
The largest moon in our solar system, a companion to Jupiter named Ganymede, might have ice and oceans stacked up in several layers
In the movies, humans often fear invaders from Mars. These days, scientists are more concerned about invaders to Mars, in the form of micro-organisms from Earth.
The next generation of American spacecraft designed to carry people into low-Earth orbit will be required to function as a lifeboat for the International Space Station for up to seven months.
Astronomers have for the first time managed to detect the rotation of an extrasolar planet, by analysing the way its atmosphere filters light.
Satellites play vital roles in everyday life.
SpaceX has announced a legal complaint over the U.S. Air Force’s latest spy satellite launch contract with United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is telling the rover to use several tools this weekend to inspect a sandstone slab being evaluated as a possible drilling target.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what appears to be the coldest "brown dwarf" known
A new image from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is the first ever from the surface of Mars to show an asteroid, and it shows two: Ceres and Vesta.
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