Elon Musk's SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea For Third Time After Satellite DeliveryThe 1st-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
International Space Station Makes 100,000th Orbit Of EarthThe space station reached an orbital milestone -- 17 1/2 years in the making -- Monday morning: 100,000 orbits.
NASA Announces Discovery Of 1,284 New PlanetsThe universe just got more crowded. Scientists from NASA's Kepler mission announced the discovery of 1,284 new planets, the largest single finding ever.
3 Earth-Sized Planets Found Orbiting Dwarf Star Just 40-Light-Years AwayAstronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
Billionaire Elon Musk Announces SpaceX Mars Mission By 2018Billionaire Elon Musk announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.
NASA Tests Drone Monitoring System At Moffett FieldNASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Field was part of aviation history on Tuesday, as the agency conducted its most complex test to date of its air traffic management system for drones.
@Astro_Jeff's Photo Of San Francisco To Los Angeles From Space Is #AwesomeEarthlings are delighted when they see themselves from space and astronaut Jeff Williams is dazzling us everyday with his photos, shot from the International Space Station.
NASA Ames Scientists Scramble To Save Kepler Space Telescope 75-Million Miles AwayScientists at the NASA Ames center at Moffett Field scrambled to save a telescope that went into emergency mode 75 million miles away.
SpaceX Launches Futuristic Pop-Up Room, Lands Rocket At SeaSpaceX resumed station deliveries for NASA on Friday, and in a double triumph, successfully landed its booster rocket on an ocean platform for the first time.
NASA Experts Propose Building Base On Moon To 'Learn To Live On Another World'A group of NASA experts are proposing we go back to the moon, and set up shop for a while.
NASA Plans To Deliberately Set A 'Large-Scale' Fire In SpaceScientists at NASA want to better understand how things burn in space, so they're planning to deliberately set an American cargo spacecraft on fire.
Mystery Twin Comets Flying By Earth Are One Of The Closest Encounters In Recorded HistoryAstronomers have their eyes on the sky Monday, watching as two mysterious twin comets fly by.