NASA

NASA Emails a New Wrench to the ISS

NASA just gave the astronauts aboard the ISS the most practical, inspired Christmas gift ever. When Made in Space, the 3-D printing...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 2:22PM

NASA Discovers Evidence of Mars Water Reservoir in Meteorites

There has been plenty of evidence that Mars was once host to liquid water, enough to cause major flooding. But in what NASA calls the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:34AM

NASA Publishes Beautiful GIFs of Earth to Celebrate Anniversary of Satellites

In 1999, NASA launched the Terra satellite system, intended to observe Earth's climate, and particularly climate change. In honor of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 10:26AM

Rosetta's Philae Lander May Wake Up Next Year

After Rosetta's lander Philae went to sleep after just a couple of days on the comet's surface, scientists knew there was a chance...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 4:32PM

NASA's Satellites Can See Christmas Lights from Space

If holiday lights are lighting up your neighborhood, then they can probably be seen from space. A new study from NASA shows that their...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 9:57AM

The Year in Science: The Defining Scientific Achievements of 2014

DNA survives re-entry into Earth's atmosphere   [Credit: NASA]   NASA recently found that DNA coated onto the exterior of a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 2:46PM

NASA Believes Curiosity Rover May Have Discovered Signs of Alien Life on Mars

Data from the Mars Curiosity Rover is leading NASA scientists to believe they may have detected the first ever signs of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 2:09PM

Listen to NASA Interns' Hilarious 'All About That Bass' Parody: 'All About That Space'

Following the successful launch of NASA's Orion spacecraft last week, the interns celebrated in the best way they knew how: jumping on...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 December 2014 - 11:40AM

Cassini Sends Back Beautiful Global Maps of Saturn's Moons

Cassini has spent ten years collecting data and images in an effort to comprehensively map Saturn's six major icy moons, and the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 4:26PM

Rosetta Data Tells Us Earth's Water Likely Didn't Come from Comets

Scientists have long thought that a bombardment of comets billions of years ago may have originally brought water to Earth. Now, data...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 2:42PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence of a Long Lost Lake on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered that a 96-mile-wide crater on the Red Planet was once host to a lake, and further analysis...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 December 2014 - 5:15PM

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Successfully Takes Flight

NASA's groundbreaking Orion spacecraft was launched successfully this morning in its first test flight. It was originally scheduled to...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 8:17AM

Short Film 'Wanderers' Beautifully Imagines the Future of Space Travel

The short film "Wanderers" from Swedish filmmaker Erik Wernquist is essentially Interstellar without all that pesky love stuff. Like...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - 2:53PM

NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Is On Pluto's Doorstep, Will Awaken on Saturday

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is approaching Pluto, after a historic mission in which it traveled over three billion miles from Earth...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - 10:55AM

Watch NASA's Orion Animation Three Days Ahead of Upcoming Launch

In three days, NASA will do a test launch of their Orion spacecraft, a shuttle that could potentially take humans farther into space...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 December 2014 - 12:48PM

NASA Predicts Europa Contains Alien Life Forms Beneath Icy Surface

In the search for extraterrestrial life, Europa isn't necessarily at the forefront of the public consciousness, with Mars often cited...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 24 November 2014 - 3:07PM

Listen to Rosetta's Philae Lander Clunk Down on a Comet for the First Time

Trusty (but not particularly graceful) Philae managed to send back a recording of its historic landing on a comet before it went into...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 11:47AM

NASA's Asteroid Impact Map Shows that Earth Is Hit By Fireballs 'All the Time'

The new asteroid impact map released by NASA shows that, in the last twenty years, Earth has been hit by small asteroids- also called...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 11:08AM

Philae Finds Evidence of Organic Molecules on the Surface of a Comet

Did comets plant the seeds for life on Earth? Early analysis of the data from Rosetta's Philae probe provided evidence for the theory...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 2:07PM

Will Rosetta Be the First Robot to Win the Pulitzer Prize for Photojournalism?

Some AI programmers claim that robots will win the print journalism Pulitzer by 2016, but will the photojournalism category be won by...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 10:32AM