The Chinese have plans to hunt, mine and even build a space station on asteroids, but are decades away from most ambitions.
When the fissure eventually splits off it will create one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.
Material ejected from a planet with bacteria or single-cell organisms could reach another within just 100 years.
Scientists have turned Martian soil simulant into a material stronger than steel-reinforced concrete through compression alone.
The spacecraft has already provided NASA with much new data. Now it is on its way through the rings of Saturn to the end of its mission.
The Iowa native broke the record for spending the longest time in space of any U.S. astronaut.
It seems inevitable that humans are going to Mars, but unless they figure out the radiation problem, all that preparation will be moot.
The Planetary Society and its famous CEO urge Trump to set his sights on Mars, increase NASA’s budget, support the commercial space industry and more.
The space agency is considering an artificial magnetic field around the planet to defend against harmful radiation from the sun.
The study marks President Donald Trump's first step in shaping a vision for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The ultra-cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 has seven roughly Earth-sized planets orbiting it, with three in the star’s “habitable zone.”
Adviser says president-elect wants deep space exploration, not 'politicized science.'
"We owe it to our future to support NASA as it keeps up the pace of discovery."
Eric Heins, one of the top cross-country coaches in the nation, is leaving his dream job so that his wife Kaci can chase hers.