Severe weather moved through the southern U.S. on February 2 and 3, and NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite examined the violent thunderstorms. read more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA is monitoring a 100-foot (30-meter) wide asteroid that could make a close pass by Earth next month but has no chance of hitting it, the U.S. space agency said on Friday.
In yet another instance of life imitating the movies, NASA scientists are taking tips from The Martian and looking for hardy potatoes that can grow on the Red Planet. Astronauts with a taste for something besides tubers might prefer they watch some Star Trek flicks and work...
The shell of NASA's next Orion spacecraft has been welded together and shipped to Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Here's a photo recap of the assembly and transport process.
NASA's confirmation of the existence of a vast global ocean on Enceladus this past September casts a spotlight on Saturn's icy moon as the most potentially habitable spot beyond Earth in the Solar System for life as we know it....
The telescope will help reveal new solar systems capable of supporting life. The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is one step closer to completion. NASA has announced that they've just placed the 18th and final mirror segment into the array of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Show More Summary
The Martian is an Oscar-nominated movie based on the book by the same name written by Andy Weir. The story is about an astronaut thought to be dead and left behind on Mars, only to be alive and have to figure out how to survive. Here are a few facts about The Martian that few... Show More Summary
Brand new data emerging from NASA’s New Horizons mission has revealed icebergs on Pluto, possibly solving the mystery of the “floating hills” that had puzzled astronomers since the images were transmitted last July. The images exciting...Show More Summary
NASA's Juno spacecraft has successfully completed a maneuver designed to fine tune its orbit around the Sun, preparing it for a rendezvous with Jupiter in just over five months' time. The probe will be required to undertake one further...Show More Summary
New evidence suggests the hackers behind the so-called OpNASADrones may have been lying.
For more than a week the weather over the continental United States has been punctuated by extreme events. NASA analyzed satellite data that measured the heavy precipitation over ten days from late January to early February. read mo...
A sizeable asteroid is set to rocket past Earth next month, and scientists, while confident it will not strike our planet, are nonetheless unsure how close it will actually come.
The 2017 budget season is almost here. Next week, the White House will release its budget request for NASA. Here are three things I will immediately look for upon its release.
Pluto is weird. Good weird, but definitely weird. The latest findings from NASA's New Horizons mission help confirm that beautiful weirdness: According to the latest scientific analysis of photos and data from the July flyby, Pluto is...Show More Summary
A team of astronomers has succeeded in weighing the core of Saturn's brightest ring, known as the B ring, for the first time. The discovery, which made use of data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, may lead to numerous insights...Show More Summary
Testimony says NASA lacks the financial resources and technology to do the mission.
One of Saturn's rings may not be all it appeared to be. According to a study published recently in the journal Icarus — the first study to "weigh" the inner portion of Saturn's B ring using data from NASA's Cassini orbiter — an optical illusion makes the rings look more dense than they are.Read full article >>
Studying these magnetic fields is crucial for protecting us from solar storms.
NASA engineers have been working tirelessly over the last few months, painstakingly assembling the James Webb Telescope's huge primary mirror. This week marks a significant milestone in the project, with the the last of the 18 individual...Show More Summary
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