Galaxy Count May Now Top 2 Trillion Across UniverseThought the universe was crowded with 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies? Try 1 trillion or even 2 trillion galaxies and more.
Obama Pushes For Sending Humans To Mars By 2030sPresident Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his six-year-old call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, a mission NASA has been slowly and quietly trudging away at.
Pluto 'Spray-Painting' Red Poles Of Its Moon, Study FindsA new study finds that Pluto is “spray-painting” the red poles of its big moon Charon.
Space Volcano Found By NASA Spacecraft In Asteroid BeltA NASA spacecraft has found what appears to be an inactive volcano on the surface of the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
SpaceX Finds Taker For Recycled RocketSpaceX has a taker for the first flight of one of its recycled rockets.
E.T. Phoning Home? SETI Institute Scientists Point Telescopes Toward Possible Signal From SpaceA signal detected by a Russian telescope is giving hope to the community searching for extraterrestrial life that ET could be phoning home.
Facebook Prepares To Launch Into Space Traditionally when a digital company is anxiously awaiting a launch it has to do with a new product, piece of software, website or service.
521 Days: Astronaut Breaks NASA Record For Time Spent In SpaceAstronaut Jeffrey Williams has a new record for NASA under his space belt.
Mountain View Company Gets Go-Ahead To Land On The MoonIt been over 40 years since NASA last landed on the moon, but a Mountain View-based start-up is set to bring lunar exploration into the 21st century.
Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
Fireball In Sky Was A Chinese Rocket BoosterA Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
Latest Search For Dark Matter Leaves Scientists Empty HandedA team of scientists that included a UC Berkeley phycisist have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.