A former high level NASA manager who also helped the private sector develop spacecraft pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to a conflict-of-interest charge.
Comet ISON is teasing the solar system as it dances with the sun and it’s giving astronomers mixed signals.
Talk about you astronomical cliffhangers. On Thursday – Thanksgiving – the comet Comet ISON, now thought to be less than a mile wide, will either fry and shatter, victim of the sun’s incredible power, or endure and quite possibly put on one fabulous celestial show.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer blasted off from Cape Canaveral Monday to begin its journey to Mars. Maven — short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital “N” in EvolutioN — bears eight science instruments.
NASA’s newest robotic explorer is set to blast off from earth Monday for a 10-month journey to Mars.
Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that’s close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first.
A SpaceX rocket launched from the California coast Sunday carrying a Canadian satellite intended to track space weather in what was billed as a test flight.
In what could be a game changer for our nation’s astonauts, NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year.
After a week’s delay, NASA’s newest delivery service has arrived at the International Space Station with more than a half-ton of meals and special treats.
In their second spacewalk in under a week, two Russian cosmonauts installed a new telescope mount on the International Space Station despite a flaw in the device.