Comets are among the most beautiful and least understood nomads of the night sky.
President Barack Obama has signed HR 667, the congressional resolution that redesignates NASA's Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center as the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center
Two new views from NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, showcase the telescope's talent for spying objects near and far.
Like lifting a giant veil, the near-infrared vision of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovers a dazzling new view deep inside the Tarantula Nebula.
After nearly a decade of development, construction and testing, the world’s most advanced instrument for directly imaging and analyzing planets around other stars is pointing skyward
Three-dimensional printers are transforming the business, medical, and consumer landscape by creating a vast variety of objects...
The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 5:13 a.m. EST on Jan. 7, 2014.
More than three-quarters of the planet candidates discovered by NASA's Kepler spacecraft have sizes ranging from that of Earth to that of Neptune
Chang'e 3 landed on Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) just east of a 450 m diameter impact crater on 14 December 2013.
This holiday season, feast your eyes on images of Saturn and two of its most fascinating moons, Titan and Enceladus
The photo known as Earthrise is the first color photograph of Earth taken by a person in lunar orbit.
A giant crane will tower above NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., shooting out of a hilly mesa like an oversized erector set
Get to know the Deep Space Network (DSN)—NASA's worldwide radio telescope array that communicates with spacecraft throughout the solar system.
In an unexpected juxtaposition of cosmic objects that are actually quite far from each other, a newly released image from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) shows a dying star
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