Russia confirms will use International Space Station till 2024
Russia will continue using the International Space Station along with NASA until 2024, its space agency said, after Moscow had threatened to stop financing it in 2020.
NASA deploys satellite designed to re-enter atmosphere using revamped drag device
NASA mission controllers confirmed that a small satellite launched from the International Space Station at 5:30 p.m. PST on Tuesday, March 3, has successfully entered its orbit, setting the stage to test ...
Dark matter is darker than once thought
This panel of images represents a study of 72 colliding galaxy clusters conducted by a team of astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope. The research sets new limits on ...
NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres (Update)
A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.
Astronomers discover likely precursors of galaxy clusters we see today
By combining observations of the distant Universe made with ESA's Herschel andPlanck space observatories, cosmologists have discovered what could be the precursors of the vast clusters of galaxies that we ...
What to pack for year in space? A 'superhero utility belt'
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.
'Flying saucer': NASA live-streamed Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator test
Image: Hubble's view of the polar ring of Arp 230
This image shows Arp 230, also known as IC 51, observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA satellites catch 'growth spurt' from newborn protostar
Using data from orbiting observatories, including NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, and ground-based facilities, an international team of astronomers has discovered an outburst from a star thought to be in ...
Chilly Philae still slumbering, says comet mission
European space managers Friday ended an eight-day vigil for a wakeup call from the robot lander Philae, but remained hopeful the scout will revive as it rides on a comet nearing the Sun.
Image: Misshapen NGC 2936 galaxy
What do you see in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope: a porpoise or a penguin?
March of the moons: Hubble captures rare triple moon transit of Jupiter (w/ Video)
These new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images capture a rare occurrence as three of Jupiter's largest moons parading across the giant gas planet's banded face. Hubble took a string of images of the event ...
This is what war (and borders) look like from space
There's an oft-used idiom that you can't see political borders from space, but we've known for a while it's no longer true. Between higher resolution cameras and the increase in human activity, there have ...
SpaceX poised to launch resurrected space weather satellite
A $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore is finally poised to launch Sunday after being kept in storage by NASA for years.