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NASA is working on LCRD (Laser Communications Relay Demonstration) for using laser communications to fast track communication between spacecraft and Earth. The upgrade will apply... [Read More]
Public Lecture and Webcast: The Search for Life in Oceans Beyond Earth... [Read More]
Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... [Read More]
Evidence points to an ancient tsunami on Mars that cataclysmically altered the young planet approximately 3 billion years ago. This lays credence to the theory... [Read More]
NASA has managed to capture some pretty stunning photos of all the cool stuff they've spotted over the years, and rarely does it fail to... [Read More]
This was the fourth "science pass" Juno has made of Jupiter, switching on its instruments to study the world. [Read More]
Space junkies really, really want to see what's going on over on Jupiter's moon, Europa. It's a relatively small sphere compared to its host planet,... [Read More]
Here's what it looks like when you just hang out above the world. [Read More]
Read more about 'Sensory skin' to detect damage outside spacecraft: NASA scientists on Business Standard. Micrometeoroids and orbital debris pose threats to spacecraft... [Read More]
The idea of red, sand-filled Martian beaches might sound like an enticing getaway, but think again. [Read More]
Much like the name "lunar swirl" implies, this feature on the surface of the Moon looks like a wisp of cream in your coffee. But... [Read More]
Lunar swirls are streaks of color on the Moon and are a feature that is unique to Earth's only natural satellite. [Read More]
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket test fires its engines at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A on Monday, March 27. [Read More]
If you are into space — and really, who isn't? — you will be forgiven if you are beginning to envy what happens in Rhode Island School... [Read More]
Hampton Roads Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina News, Weather, Traffic and Sports... [Read More]
Miles Soloman, a 17-year-old British student, found a discrepancy in NASA data and earned their appreciation for the correction. [Read More]
SpaceX/Flickr As part of their effort to kick-start the eventual colonization of Mars, SpaceX is sending an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars. Initially, that mission... [Read More]
To time how long it takes a pulse of laser light to travel from space to Earth and back, you need a really good stopwatch... [Read More]
A new study suggests that ancient Mars not only had an ocean, it experienced a tsunami unlike anything we've seen on Earth, reports Cosmos... [Read More]
Professor Peter Merkle can envision his research, which involves networks of ecotubes full of plants, fish and fish waste, one day helping feed humans living... [Read More]