Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus.
A former U.S. Navy fighter pilot spoke this month about what he says was an encounter with a “Tic Tac”-shaped UFO and believes the flying object committed an “act of war.”
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy has photographed Hurricane Laura from his vantage point on the International Space Station.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps will make history next year when she becomes the first Black female astronaut to be a crew member of the International Space Station, the space agency announced on Tuesday.
Scientists say they recently spotted an asteroid expected to zoom uncomfortably close to earth on the day before Election Day.
Liftoff is set for 10:31 a.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
The Pentagon has created a task force to investigate UFOs following several unexplained incidents that have been observed by the U.S. military.
Located in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres was discovered to have a deep reservoir of salt-enriched water that stretches for hundreds of miles.
A global team of researchers examined a supernova in its final stages of life and discovered a historically large emission of calcium.
A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown.
SpaceX and NASA plan to bring Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken back Sunday afternoon in the company's Dragon capsule.
The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built is on its way to the red planet.
The newest Martian rover will be the strongest and smartest one yet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts squeezed in one last spacewalk Tuesday before turning their attention to the all-important end to SpaceX’s first crew flight.NASA’s Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy floated out of the International Space Station on their fourth and final spacewalk in under a month.
WASHINGTON -- NASA and the European Space Agency are set to release the first close-up images of the sun from their joint Solar Orbiter mission.“In mid-June, Solar Orbiter made its first close pass of the Sun following its Feb. 9 launch, turning on all 10 of its instruments together for the first time,” said NASA, in a statement on its website. “This flyby captured the closest images ever taken of the sun.”NASA will reveal the images, along with the first data from the Solar Orbiter mission, during a briefing at 7 a.m. CDT on Thursday.“During the briefing, mission experts will discuss what these closeup images reveal about our star, including what we can learn from Solar Orbiter’s new measurements of particles and magnetic fields flowing from the sun,” NASA added in its statement.In another project, NASA recently released a stunning 61-minute time-lapse video that shows a decade in the life of the sun.The video was created from images taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.Earth’s star continues to reveal its secrets.
Stargazers, grab your binoculars: A newly-discovered comet is approaching Earth, and it’s likely to make for the best comet sighting from our planet in years.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A company wants to use an advanced balloon to fly customers from Earth's surface in Alaska to the highest reaches of the planet's atmosphere.Florida-based startup firm Space Perspective plans to use the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak to serve as one of the launch sites for the vehicle, called the Spaceship Neptune, The Anchorage Daily News reported.
HOUSTON -- NASA released timelapse footage of the sun over the past 10 years to celebrate its Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which has monitored the sun for over a decade, according to their YouTube account.“From its orbit in space around Earth, SDO has gathered 425 million high-resolution images of the sun, amassing 20 million gigabytes of data over the past 10 years,” NASA said.The information gathered from the constant observation of the sun has enabled many new discoveries and how this life-giving star works, according to NASA.“The Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) instrument alone captures images every 12 seconds at 10 different wavelengths of light,” NASA continued. “This 10-year time lapse showcases photos taken at a wavelength of 17.1 nanometers, which is an extreme ultraviolet wavelength that shows the sun’s outermost atmospheric layer — the corona.
NEW YORK -- Skywatchers are in for a treat on July 4, when the buck moon, or July full moon, rises in the sky.
WASHINGTON -- Nearly three weeks after it delayed the launch of its next Mars rover, NASA has pushed it back again, citing "launch vehicle processing delays."