NASA Spacecraft Reveals Sun Likely Robbed Mars Of Its Atmosphere, WaterNASA’s Mars-orbiting Maven spacecraft has discovered that the sun likely robbed the red planet of its once-thick atmosphere and water.
NASA Hosts Meeting To Consider Ideal Place For Humans To Land On MarsNASA is hosting a meeting of scientists to identify the ideal place on the Red Planet to put boots on the ground.
'Great Pumpkin' Asteroid Hurtling Past Earth On HalloweenAn asteroid the size of the Empire State Building is preparing to zip past Earth on Halloween giving scientists at NASA something besides candy to gorge on.
Mystery Piece Of Space Junk Plunging To Earth On Friday the 13thIt's a bird, it's a plane, no it's a piece of space junk -- WT1190F -- and it's colliding with Earth on Friday, the 13th!
Astronaut Scott Kelly Sets U.S. Record For Most Time In SpaceRecords are set everyday, but astronaut Scott Kelly just set one that is out of this world.
Frozen Water, 'Gorgeous' Blue Skies Found On PlutoThe sky over Pluto may not be sunny but it's undoubtedly blue.
NASA Teases Major 'Mars Mystery Solved' To Be Revealed At Press Conference Set For MondayIn a dramatic posting on its website, NASA officials say they will reveal that an important Mars "mystery" has been solved at a Washington D.C. press conference on Monday.
NASA Images Reveal Massive 'Burn Scar' Created By Deadly Valley FireNewly-released images from NASA reveal in graphic detail the massive devastation of the deadly Valley Fire that has burned 76,067 acres in Northern California.
Scientists Warn El Niño Rain May Not Fall Where California Needs It MostA wild and wet winter is in the forecast for California thanks to El Niño, but a NASA scientist warns “don’t count your raindrops yet.”
New Stunning Close-Up Images Of Pluto Dazzle ScientistsNASA unveiled a fresh batch of Pluto pictures Thursday, revealing stunning vistas that include chaotic ice mountains, possible dunes of some sort, nitrogen ice flows and networks of valleys that defy easy explanation.
NASA Animation Shows Mystery Bright Spots On Planet Ceres Using Images From Dawn SpacecraftIntriguing bright spots in a crater on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, are coming into sharper focus as NASA's Dawn spacecraft studies the small world from a 915-mile-high mapping orbit.
Space Station Crosses The Sun In Perfectly-Timed PhotoMany Californians enduring a late-summer heat wave may shudder at this latest NASA photo of the International Space Station crossing in front of our blazing sun.