By putting a huge umbrella into space, we could come closer to finding extraterrestrial life
What causes the vivid colours in deep space photography?
Would any of the proposed plans to capture asteroids affect the Earth’s orbit?
Recent images taken from NASA’s Juno spacecraft show the possible presence of another volcano on the surface
In a time of gender prejudice, these women were denied the chance to fly into space, despite their obvious and remarkable capabilities
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
A near-Earth asteroid discovered last year turns out to be two objects of equal size orbiting each other
Using the power and synergy of two space telescopes, astronomers have made the most precise measurement to date of the universe’s expansion rate.
Researchers converted the interaction of plasma waves detected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft into an eerie audio file
Could we protect ourselves from radiation on the Red Planet?
Could this incredibly hostile planet support future colonies? We take a look…
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned amazing images of the dwarf planet Ceres whilst in a low orbit, including particularly stunning images of the Occator Crater
Why the first American woman in space will be remembered forever.
Researchers in astronomy, biology and geology have come together in the search for life on distant planets
The new study was conducted using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory
NASA’s art and design outreach projects have produced a stylish Moon rover
By comparing the mass of ESO 325-G004 with the curvature of space around it, the astronomers found that gravity on these astronomical length-scales behaves as predicted by general relativity
Though the rover is on the other side of Mars from Opportunity, the dust has steadily increased over it, more than doubling over the weekend
The rocketeer who laid the foundations for the space program
Things are heating up at NASA as Solar Probe Plus prepares to take a plunge into the Sun