NASA JPL Says Tiny Asteroid Expected To Pass Near Earth On Election EveA small asteroid known as 2018VP1 is projected to come close to Earth on Nov. 2, with a less-than-one-percent chance of striking the planet.
How To Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Twilight SkyA lot of people will be going outside to see Comet NEOWISE this weekend, as the rare spectacle makes its first appearance in nearly 7000 years in the twilight sky. Anybody with a camera or a scope can try to snap a photo, but it won’t be easy to find.
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.
Giant Asteroid Headed Toward Earth Will Be Visible With BinocularsAn asteroid a third of a mile wide is poised to soar past the Earth on Jan. 26 -- the closest any known space rock this size is expected to fly by until 2027.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst 'Hot Spot' In NationA small hot spot in California's Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.
NASA Ames Scientist Optimistic That Rover Will Find Martian Life, 'Second Genesis'Now that the robotic explorer Curiosity has landed on Mars, exicted scientists from the NASA Ames research facility at Moffett Field are optimistic about finding Martians or other life forms on the red planet.