Stunning new images and the highest-resolution maps to date of Jupiter at thermal infrared wavelengths give a glowing view of Juno's target, a week ahead of the NASA mission's arrival at the giant planet. The maps reveal the present-day...Show More Summary
With his new startup Axiom Space, Mike Suffredini has big plans for the future of space travel.
New Horizons mission goes way beyond Pluto, and can continue to teach us more about the amazing outer reaches of our Solar System.
NASA is testing their latest high-powered rocket to see if it's ready to send us past the moon and towards Mars. The post If We're Going to Get to Mars, These Rockets Need to Work appeared first on WIRED.
Tomorrow morning at 10:05 a.m. EDT (14:05 UTC), NASA and Orbital ATK are test-firing the world's largest solid rocket booster in northern Utah. You can follow along live on NASA TV.
A new study says Hubble's successor could spot alien life on three new exoplanets. Should NASA be doing more? Or is it right to focus on other priorities?
Back in March, scientists from the Netherlands' Wageningen University successfully grew ten different crops in Mars-like soil provided by NASA. But there was a catch: they couldn't eat the food. They worried it contained heavy metals like cadmium and lead, which were present in the Mars soil stimulant. Show More Summary
Shot by New Horizons on its way out of town. [NASA, via] This picture provides a vivid illustration that Jupiter's atmosphere has more color contrast than any other atmosphere in the solar system, including Earth's. Data obtained from these and other New Horizons images taken during the encounter will provide valuable insight into the processes occurring on this gas giant.
An alien hunter claims to have caught NASA once again in the act of covering up evidence of alien buildings and cities on Mars. According to the UFO blogger, NASA’s Curiosity rover photographed a section of a city on Mars consisting, apparently, of alien apartment buildings. Show More Summary
Meet NASA's X-57 electric test plane. The Suzuki Baleno gets a mild hybrid system for Europe. Borgward wins Plus X Awards for its PHEV SUV. GM and the Navy are working on fuel cell undersea drones. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up:Show More Summary
The development for the second telescope for the outer space is underway and is aiming to be launched in 2018. NASA has extended the Hubble Space Telescope contract for another five years.
A peculiar feature that resembles an inverted crater has been spotted on the surface of Mars by NASA researchers.
NASA and private companies are planning expeditions to Mars. The new space race could be titled "Destination: Mars." But the astronaut explorers will face the problem of growing food, so U.S. scientists went to the bone-dry deserts of South America to cook up a solution. Mark Albert reports.
If Neptune seems a bit blemished of late, it's because NASA has confirmed that a dark spot has shown up in its bluish atmosphere. Observations by the Hubble Space Telescope taken in May show that a dark vortex has appeared in the southern hemisphere. Show More Summary
(Image credit: NASA/KSC) NASA wants YOU... to colonize Mars. The space agency is back with more vintage posters, this time in the style of classic Armed Forces recruitment. READ MORE »
Scientists in the Netherlands have announced that yields from four crops grown in soil developed by NASA to imitate the dirt found on Mars are safe for human consumption.
NASA does more than just science - they do health, too. Productive homes and office workstations will get even more healthy with these tips.
Artist’s concept of Martian settlement (Image: NASA) For two years, researchers have been farming a series of crops in Martian and lunar soils. Now, a vegetable from the garden is finally about to get its first taste test. It will be a radish. Read more...
Extra funds for the world’s most famous observatory mean it will be able to work in tandem with its upcoming successor, the James Webb Space Telescope