Officials: Fireball Was Debris From Russian RocketMilitary officials say a streak of light seen burning across the sky by people in three Western states was debris from a Russian rocket re-entering the atmosphere.
Fireball 'Swarm' Expected During Meteor Shower This WeekThe typically tepid Taurid meteor shower is coming on strong this week with a swarm of fireballs expected.
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.
Solar Storm Could Bring Northern Lights To Many States This WeekA solar storm is slamming into Earth with the possibility of extending bright auroras into the northern United States.
'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.
How To Watch: Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday NightThe annual Orionid Meteor Shower is going to be putting on quite a show Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
Frozen Water, 'Gorgeous' Blue Skies Found On PlutoThe sky over Pluto may not be sunny but it's undoubtedly blue.
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.
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.
San Francisco Looks Pretty Amazing From SpaceAstronaut Scott Kelly captured a photo of the city, Golden Gate Bridge and all, from aboard the International Space Station Saturday.
NASA Video Shows Example Of Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Happening September 27thIf you missed out on the last supermoon, don’t worry, because NASA says a supermoon lunar eclipse is coming up toward the end of the month.
Video Shows Flyby Of Pluto From New Horizons' PerspectiveA new video gives viewers a spacecraft’s-eye view of what it was like to fly by Pluto.