Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:37:00 GMTNASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:31:00 GMTNASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency's Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission. Launch is targeted for April 2021 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:08:00 GMTSurface features are visible on Saturn's moon Prometheus in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Most of Cassini's images of Prometheus are too distant to resolve individual craters, making views like this a rare treat.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 03:15:00 GMTA thrilling ride is about to begin for NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Engineers have been pumping up the spacecraft's orbit around Saturn this year to increase its tilt with respect to the planet's equator and rings. And on Nov. 30, following a gravitational nudge from Saturn's moon Titan, Cassini will enter the first phase of the mission's dramatic endgame.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:31:00 GMTFrozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies about as much water as what's in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have determined.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:27:00 GMTA next-generation technology demonstration mission has just passed a big milestone.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:27:00 GMTLife exists in a myriad of wondrous forms, but if you break any organism down to its most basic parts, its all the same stuff: carbon atoms connected to hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and other elements. But how these fundamental substances are created in space has been a longstanding mystery.
Mon, 6 Jun 2016 02:07:00 GMTOn May 11, a sealed capsule containing fungi and bacteria fell from the sky and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. Microbiologist Kasthuri Venkateswaran could hardly wait to see what was inside it.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 01:12:00 GMTThe United Nations today observed the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the first human space flight, which ushered in the beginning of the space era for mankind.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:08:00 GMTBelieve it or not this has been a big question posing to most Physics students for many years and it has been studied not physically but on paper and with many late night burning the midnight oil college students at schools around the world.
Mon, 4 Apr 2016 00:04:00 GMTBeginning today, all Earth imagery from a prolific Japanese remote sensing instrument operating aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft since late 1999 is now available to users everywhere at no cost.
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:37:00 GMTThis half-lit view of Enceladus bears a passing resemblance to similar views of Earth's own natural satellite, but the similarities end there.
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:13:00 GMTFive morning planets, comet Catalina passes Polaris, and icy Uranus and icy Vesta meet near Valentine's Day.
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 01:47:00 GMTIn a far-off galaxy, 12.4 billion light-years from Earth, a ravenous black hole is devouring galactic grub.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:09:00 GMTThe spectacular swirling arms and central bar of the Sculptor galaxy are revealed in this new view from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.