NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
NASA Scientists Create Ingredients Of Life In Simulated Space ConditionsAlthough 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?
Study: Universe May Have Had No Beginning At AllBig Bang? What Big Bang? In a new theory, researchers suggest that the start of the universe may have involved no bang at all.
VIDEO: Asteroid That Whizzed by Earth Has its Own MoonAs an asteroid up to 1,800 feet across made its closest approach to Earth Monday, NASA scientists noticed it brought something else along.
NASA Spacecraft Almost to Pluto: Smile for the Camera!NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its nine-year voyage to Pluto, with just over 100 million miles to go before reaching there this July.
Asteroid 1,800 Feet Across to Whip Past Earth on MondayAn asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth's way. But don't worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.
6 Evacuate U.S. Part of Space Station; NASA Says All Are SafeAstronauts hurriedly evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station and moved to its Russian module after a coolant problem emerged Wednesday, but Russian and U.S. officials insisted all six crew were not in any danger.
Green Comet Lovejoy Can be Seen in D.C. Area Tuesday NightEven though temperatures will hang around the 20's Tuesday night, a green comet may be worth braving the cold for.
NASA Investigators Find Cause of Failed Rocket Launch in Va.NASA says the incorrect installation of equipment caused the launch of a sounding rocket on Virginia's Eastern Shore to end prematurely.
NASA Explores Inflatable Spacecraft TechnologyDevising a way to one day land astronauts on Mars is a complex problem and NASA scientists think something as simple as a child's toy design may help solve the problem. Safely landing a large spacecraft on the Red planet is just one of many engineering challenges the agency faces as it eyes an ambitious goal of sending humans into deep space later this century.
NASA Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Shine Bright from SpaceNASA scientists have used satellite images to discover an increase of brighter nighttime lights in major cities during Christmas and New Year's in the U.S.
Wallops Island Rocket Launch Pad Awaits RepairsDespite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.
NASA Poised to Usher in New Era With Orion LaunchNASA stood poised to usher in a new era of exploration Thursday with the premier launch of its new Orion spacecraft.
Baltimore Astronaut Comes Back to Life on Earth as Twitter SuperstarTweeting from space might not be a vital part of Astronaut Reid Wiseman's job description, but it certainly grabbed the attention of hundreds of thousands who re-shared his amazing pictures from his first trip on the International Space Station.
Russian Rocket Engines Suspected in Launch BlastCrews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to send supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.