Yearlong Mars Simulation On Slopes Of Hawaii Volcano Nears EndSix scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near-isolation in a Mars simulation on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
Spacewalking Astronauts Install New Front Door For VisitorsSpacewalking astronauts installed a new front door for visitors at the International Space Station on Friday, the crucial first step in welcoming commercial crew capsules as soon as next year.
August's Perseid Meteor Shower May Be Most Spectacular Light Show In YearsThe mother of all meteor showers is about to go down, and it's going to be amazing.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Space Station Docking Port, Experiments For NASASpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research.
Astronaut Will Test DNA-Decoding Device In SpaceNewly arrived space station astronaut Kate Rubins -- who grew up in Napa -- will attempt to complete the first full-blown DNA decoding, or "sequencing," in orbit.
Juno Sends Back First Image Of Jupiter Surrounded By MoonsJuno, NASA's spacecraft, has sent back the first pictures since arriving at Jupiter.
Astronaut From Napa Begins Four-Month Mission On Space StationThree astronauts, including a native of the Bay Area, boarded the International Space Station on Saturday after a two-day journey aboard a Russian Soyuz space capsule.
NASA Twitter Account Hacked; Posts Racy Pic Of Woman's ButtThe Twitter account belonging to NASA's Kepler spacecraft was hacked on Wednesday, with the feed briefly showing a racy photo before it was taken down.
Juno Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Jupiter, Begins 20-Month MissionJuno entered orbit around Jupiter to begin its 20-month mission to explore the giant planet.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Embarks On Historic Orbit Around JupiterHigh above the fireworks this Fourth of July, a historic milestone is happening 1.74 billion miles away.
Ship Filled With Space Station Trash Expected To Burn Up Over EarthIt’s trash day for the International Space Station.
Google Chief, NASA Launch Interplanetary Internet Connection In SpaceA Google exec and a team at NASA has designed a Solar System Internet connection that actually works in outer space.