Lightning Rips Through Midwest In Dramatic Time Lapse From SpaceWeather researchers released a spectacular time-lapse video of a lightning storm rolling across the middle of the country from its new GOES-17 satellite Tuesday.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
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.
Countdown Continues Toward Mars Probe's Vandenberg Launch Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature.
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.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
San Mateo Startup Announces Plans To Build Space HotelThere may come a day when you will be debating whether to spend a week on a beach in Hawaii or living the dream of being an astronaut inside a hotel floating in space.
NASA: New Year Begins With 'Wolf Moon'There will be more than just fireworks lighting up the night sky this New Year's. According to NASA, January's first full moon -- nicknamed a wolf moon -- will take place on January 1.
Oregon Crowd Roars As Sun Goes DarkThe much anticipated Great American Eclipse was greeted with a roar Monday from the thousands who had gathered in every field, yard and building in central Oregon has Mother Nature put on a show.
KPIX 5's Ken Bastida Joins Eclipse WatchKPIX 5's news anchor Ken Bastida has joined the thousands gathered in Salem, Oregon, in anticipation on Monday's eclipse.
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.