Final Delta 2 Rocket Launches Research Satellite From Vandenberg AFBA Delta 2 rocket carrying a satellite designed to measure changes in the earth's ice and vegetation lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning and headed over the Pacific Ocean into orbit.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
NASA Spacecraft Launched on Mission to Touch the SunA NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object sent before.
UC Berkeley Scientist Anxiously Awaits Solar Probe's LaunchThe final countdown has begun for something that UC Berkeley physics professor Stuart Bale has dream about for most of his professional life.
Astronauts Picked For SpaceX, Boeing Capsule Test FlightsNASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.
NASA: Huge Lake Beneath Martian Landscape A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday.
Massive Martian Dust Storm Knocks Out Mars RoverA NASA rover on Mars has been knocked out by gigantic dust storm that envelops the planet and blots out the sun.
Woman Sues NASA To Keep Moon Dust Gift From Neil ArmstrongA woman is suing NASA over a gift she claims was given to her by the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.
New Mars Discoveries Advance Case for Red Planet LifeScientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed.
Astronaut Alan Bean, 4th to Walk on Moon, Dies at 86Apollo 12 astronaut and artist Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon, has died. Bean is the eighth of 12 Apollo moonwalkers to die.
Uber Teams With NASA To Make Flying Cars A RealityUber and NASA announced on Tuesday they're teaming up to simulate flying taxis in urban areas.
After Smooth Launch 'Atlas V' Begins 300 Million Mile Journey To MarsNASA's newest Mars explorer has busted out of Earth orbit and is zooming toward the red planet.
Mars Space Probe Launched From VandenbergA robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists ConfirmIt likely won't get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus does actually stink like bad gas.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.