Ask any space enthusiast, and almost anyone will say humankind's ultimate destination is Mars. But NASA is currently gearing up to go to an asteroid. While the space agency says its Asteroid Initiative will help in the eventual ...
The Jade Rabbit did not go quietly into that long lunar night.
After a couple of years in high-inclination orbits that limited its ability to encounter Saturn's moons, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returned to Saturn's equatorial plane in March 2015.
Truss Me!, an educational app developed by Aerospace Engineering faculty Julian Rimoli, is attracting a growing number of fans – from teenagers curious about what science can teach them to college educators curious about ...
Forty-five years ago, in December of 1968, the Apollo 8 crew flew from the Earth to the Moon and back again.
Sci-fi fans in Japan are trying to raise nearly $1 million to recreate in real life a fictional scene in which the "Spear of Destiny" is plunged into the moon.
When we think of where else life might exist in the universe, we tend to focus on planets. But on a grander cosmic scale, moons could prove the more common life-friendly abode.
The discovery of a massive, 124-mile-wide crater on the moon was announced at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference on Monday (March 16).
On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.