Apollo 11 Bag Laced With Moon Dust Sells For $1.8 MillionA bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Thursday following a galactic court battle.
NASA Spacecraft Survives Unprecedented Trip Between Saturn, RingsNASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it.
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Flies Between Saturn, Rings In Historic 1stNASA's Cassini spacecraft has ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings.
Sierra Snowpack Bigger Than Last Four Years CombinedAccording to new data released by NASA, the snowpack levels in the Sierra are currently larger than the last four years combined.
Humans Glow In Splashes Of Light On NASA's Newest Global Night MapsThe view of the Americas looks like an abstract painting by the late Jackson Pollack, with splashes of light from the Pacific coast, across the Sun Belt, through the Atlantic States, and around the Great Lakes. Scientists added clouds and sun glint "for aesthetic effect."
Appeals Court In SF Says NASA Sting Operation On Woman Selling Moon Rock Was 'Degrading'An elderly woman attempting to sell a moon rock to pay for her son's medical expenses was subjected to"degrading" treatment by NASA agents, according the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Moon Orbiting Saturn A Top Contender For Supporting Life Beyond EarthA tiny, ice-encrusted ocean world orbiting Saturn is now a hotter-than-ever candidate for potential life.
NASA Astronaut, 2 Russian Cosmonauts From International Space Station Return To EarthNASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Russia's Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko touched down at 5:20 p.m. local time Monday after spending 173 days in space.
7 Earth-Size Worlds Found Orbiting Star; Could Hold LifeFor the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star -- and these new worlds could hold life.
SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA's Historic Moon PadA SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A. It was visible for just seconds before ducking into clouds on its way to the International Space Station, with a load of supplies.
Binge Eater: Black Hole Taking Over Decade To Devour StarScientists have detected a black hole that's taken a record-breaking decade to devour a star — and it's still chewing away.
Astronaut, Physicist Dr. Mae C. Jemison Talks About STEM EducationBlack Renaissance welcomes Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman to voyage into outer space. She was a crew member on the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992.