May 2, 2013 NASA is looking for three haiku to include on a DVD that will travel to Mars aboard a spacecraft this fall. And everyone who submits a poem will have their name included.
May 1, 2013 Last year, the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope experienced a dangerous close pass with a Cold War-era spy satellite.
April 30, 2013 SpaceX calls it the "Grasshopper" — it's a rocket that doesn't fall back to Earth haphazardly after launch. It carefully returns itself to the launchpad standing up, right where it started.
April 29, 2013 NASA is calling it "The Rose." By any other name, it's a mammoth storm on Saturn, spanning an estimated 1,250 miles with winds swirling at hundreds of miles per hour. The "false-color" image is among the first batch of high-resolution pictures of Saturn's north pole.
April 29, 2013 The space tourism company says the vehicle hit Mach 1.2 and reached 56,000 feet in its first rocket-powered test.
April 24, 2013 A new analysis of images taken from one of the first U.S. weather satellites appears to confirm shrinking Arctic sea ice.
April 24, 2013 Mesmerizing. Dazzling. Gorgeous. Pick your word. NASA's collection of images taken of the sun over the course of three years is getting rave reviews.
April 22, 2013 The company Mars One has launched a program that could allow you (yes you!) to make a trip to Mars. But you can't come back.
April 21, 2013 The Antares rocket launch is back on Sunday afternoon, as engineers and spectators look for the rocket to lift off from a launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. The mission had been postponed twice this week, due to high winds in one case and a loose cable in another.
April 21, 2013 On Earth, a really wet wash cloth, squeezed tight, will drip. Watch what happens in space.