04 February 2013, 03:01 PM ET
The proposed rover must collect rock samples for return to Earth, scientists said.
04 February 2013, 02:51 PM ET
At the current pace it will take decades to find asteroids close enough to Earth to mine for resources.
04 February 2013, 02:39 PM ET
The robot pounded the rock with its arm-mounted drill but has apparently not spun the drill bit yet.
04 February 2013, 02:12 PM ET
This dramatic infrared image shows the nearby star formation region Monoceros R2, located some 2700 light-years away in the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn).
01 February 2013, 06:21 PM ET
Whether big or small, stars mostly form the same way; stellar gasses accumulating and slowly condensing until a fusion reaction is started. However, stars can die in different way, from super nova explosions to slow, steady decay.
01 February 2013, 03:52 PM ET
With a little detective work, astronomers solved a mystery that helps them understand exploding stars.
01 February 2013, 03:35 PM ET
The central parts of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, as observed in the near-infrared with the NACO instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope.
01 February 2013, 03:08 PM ET
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory caught video of the monster filament erupting from the sun on Jan. 31.
01 February 2013, 03:00 PM ET
The object was created by the collision of two galaxy clusters.
01 February 2013, 02:50 PM ET
In 'CyGaMEs Selene II: A Lunar Construction GaME,' you can build your moon from the comfort of your own home.
31 January 2013, 04:19 PM ET
The delicate nebula NGC 1788, located in a dark and often neglected corner of the Orion constellation, is revealed in this finely nuanced image.
31 January 2013, 04:07 PM ET
The tiny FITSAT-1 is visible from the ground with binoculars when its lights are flashing.
31 January 2013, 03:57 PM ET
The winter night sky offers a chance to view underappreciated constellations.
31 January 2013, 02:42 PM ET
Radio waves have been found from the coolest brown dwarf source yet, a failed star in the constellation Leo.
31 January 2013, 02:29 PM ET
NASA's first launch of 2013 went off without a hitch.
31 January 2013, 02:27 AM ET
An astronaut in training remains upbeat about the country's human spaceflight future.
31 January 2013, 01:25 AM ET
South Korea's Naro rocket, the KSLV-1, launched science satellite into orbit on Jan. 30.
31 January 2013, 01:10 AM ET
The Dream Chaser will fly solo for the first time in six to eight weeks.
31 January 2013, 12:58 AM ET
The disk around the star TW Hydrae may actually still be forming planets.
31 January 2013, 12:43 AM ET
Swirling gas around black holes provides the key.
30 January 2013, 04:34 PM ET
The robot has been sizing up a target rock and flexing its robotic arm.
30 January 2013, 04:21 PM ET
The second of three images of ESO’s GigaGalaxy Zoom project is a 340-million-pixel vista of the central parts of our galactic home, a 34 by 20-degree wide image that provides us with a view as experienced by amateur astronomers around the world.
30 January 2013, 01:48 PM ET
Roundworms, or nematodes, made it through with only a little heat damage, scientists say.
30 January 2013, 01:36 PM ET
The sun governs how an outer layer of Venus's atmosphere behaves.
30 January 2013, 03:12 AM ET
It's unknown if the 10-day "safe mode" has solved the problem with NASA's Kepler telescope.