June 13, 2012 A 700-pound NASA science satellite roared into orbit Wednesday on a mission to map high-energy features across the universe, including black holes and supernovae. The NuSTAR mission will provide scientists with unprecedented resolution for viewing X-ray objects in space.
May 31, 2012 The first commercial flight to the International Space Station is wrapping up today.
May 30, 2012 Should we send humans or robots into outer space? With private interests taking over the space race, it's hard to see us out of the game.
May 24, 2012 So far everything looks good for a possible docking with the station on Friday by the company's Dragon capsule.
May 19, 2012 The privately funded, unmanned spacecraft was attempting its first flight to the International Space Station. The spacecraft had a one-second window to take off, and the failed launch means it won't be trying again for at least a few days.
May 11, 2012 Flying over an Asteroid
April 27, 2012 Carried atop a jumbo jet, the Enterprise flew from Northern Virginia to New York City today. It passed low over the city's five boroughs.
April 23, 2012 Time lapse sequences photographed by the crew of the International Space Station take viewers around the world and past a stunning selection of auroras, lightning and other natural displays.
April 17, 2012 Carried atop a jumbo jet, it flew to its retirement home at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.
April 16, 2012 For those who will be in the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday morning and would like to see space shuttle Discovery on the "fly-in" to its retirement home, the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum has some recommended viewing spots.
March 4, 2012 The exquisite warp seen here is likely caused by interactions with other galaxies. Collisions or "harassment" between galaxies is quite common and may be the most important process shaping galactic evolution.
March 1, 2012 NASA's inspector general reports in testimony to Congress that the space agency's IT security efforts need improvement in the areas of network security and the encryption of data on mobile devices.
February 17, 2012 A new NASA satellite captured a massive tornado on the surface of the sun.
February 15, 2012 The Swiss have only been putting things into orbit for a few years now, but now that they've gotten a look at this debris field, they've decided to do something about it — like playing Felix to the rest of the world's Oscar.