A long-retired NASA satellite burned up in Earth's atmosphere over the weekend, the agency has confirmed.
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NASA will discontinue the use of certain nicknames for astronomical objects that are considered to be racist, the space agency said Aug. 5.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday (Aug. 5) to announce that he brought NASA back from being "Closed & Dead."
This proposed mesh telescope would let us gaze out into the dark cosmos, unhindered by our planet's atmosphere and radio interferences.
Excluding Mercury, this newly discovered asteroid has the smallest known aphelion distance in our entire solar system.
NASA's Juno probe discovered a giant new storm swirling near Jupiter's south pole last month, a few weeks after pulling off a dramatic death-dodging maneuver.
Taku glacier in Juneau, Alaska, is the world's thickest mountain glacier and was supposed to continue growing through the end of the century. Now, it's losing ground due to climate change.
Beyond the outer edge of the solar system, mysterious, unknown worlds await by the thousands. Astronomers can now finally find these exoplanets. But will we find another Earth?
NASA is gearing up for a marathon of spacewalks, and one of them could be the first spacewalk to be conducted entirely by women.
Scientists have spotted what may be the best example yet of a star being ripped to shreds by a massive black hole. Here's what they found.
What happens when you look at a black hole from the side? According to a new NASA simulation, doing so warps the fabric of the universe.
Mars mission managers are dealing with the biggest source of electromagnetic interference in the solar system.
The Apollo 11 mission to the moon was one of humanity's most incredible feats, but it almost didn't happen.
That may be true for the short missions astronauts have gone on so far. But Mars will be a different story.
A team of Chinese researchers hasve won a NASA competition to design the best- possible method for humans to spread across our galaxy.
Something dark is spreading across the surface of Titan, and physicists have a new piece of evidence to explain what it is.