NASA scientist Philip Lubin is working on perfecting laser technology that could propel a light spacecraft to Mars in as little as three days.
Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter will be visible in the pre-sunrise sky for the next month.
A NASA mission reveals what happened to the water on Mars's atmosphere.
The agency is set to announce details on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET.
New findings bolster the idea that life once existed on the red planet.
Because Mars isn't geologically active, it could provide a window to the formation of life.
After NASA said it found evidence of flowing water on present-day Mars, Rush Limbaugh and others spoke up with conspiracy theories.
In his first show behind the wheel, Trevor Noah assures "Daily Show" fans that not that much will change.
The new Ridley Scott film's success could decide the future of space exploration.
The yearlong project will isolate six researchers on the slopes of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
This feast is the first of its kind.
NASA released a new video simulating a fly by of Ceres, based on images taken by its Dawn spacecraft.