With space shuttles now housed in history museums, innovators in aerospace are thinking of newer, better ways humans could reach space. One idea: What about a space elevator?
During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Although there is a wealth of information regarding life on our planet, researchers continue to look for an answer to a key question: how did life get here in the first place?
Big Bang? What Big Bang? In a new theory, researchers suggest that the start of the universe may have involved no bang at all.
Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.
NASA has chosen a University of Maryland proposal for a new instrument to observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.
Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket.
The astronauts in space will soon be sipping some good coffee. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine.
A NASA flying saucer designed to test Mars lander technology could be launched on Earth this weekend.