Soon we’ll get regular installments of images that capture the sunlit side of the planet.
One day after the flyby, the New Horizons team makes an important discovery about geology based on a detailed surface image.
The spacecraft’s team waited anxiously for it to “let us know it’s OK.”
Videos, tweets and a Google doodle honor the historic moment in space exploration.
NASA is set to make history shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the New Horizons spacecraft zooms past Pluto.
From launch to the scheduled flyby on July 14, New Horizons has sent back images of Jupiter and its moon Io, Neptune, and now Pluto and its moon Charon.
New research suggests every solar system in our galaxy has the ingredients necessary for creating planets like Earth
The bright celestial bodies appeared side by side as they reached a “conjunction” point Tuesday night.
What would be the largest optical observatory has the legal go-ahead, but protesters keep stalling construction.
NASA released a new video simulating a fly by of Ceres, based on images taken by its Dawn spacecraft.
After several hurdles, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing craft has released its Mylar sails.
"If you have people running for office who don’t believe in science...really question whether or not those people are on your side."
The crowdfunding campaign reached its initial goal in just a few hours. The team is aiming for stretch goals now.
NASA has launched a “Journey to Mars” challenge to get input and is offering $5,000 or more to up to three winners.
After four years in orbit around Mercury, the spacecraft is “out of fuel and under gravity’s spell.”
Scott Kelly’s time on the ISS will prepare us for our deepest space explorations yet.
A signal from NASA's Dawn confirming the first-ever successful entry into orbit of a dwarf planet came back at 8:36 a.m. on Friday.
Mars One continues to narrow down its list of prospective amateur astronauts.