A multi-billion-dollar robot dispatched to Mars to search for life must steer clear of promising "hot spots" for fear of spreading microbes from Earth, NASA project scientists said Thursday.
The search for extra-terrestrial life just got a big boost from NASA's stunning announcement that it now has its strongest evidence yet of liquid water on Mars.
NASA's newest spacecraft, the Orion, won't be flying astronauts as soon as anticipated.
25 April 1954 was a seminal day in the history of research on solar cells. On this date scientists at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, USA, announced the invention of the world's first practical panel of solar cells for converting ...
The space technology that saw the Soviet Union propel the first dog, man and woman into orbit has gone on show in London—most of it being exhibited outside Russia for the first time.
Matt Damon got to relive his childhood fantasies of being an astronaut in Ridley Scott's 3D space epic "The Martian," where he portrays a character left for dead on the Red Planet.