The US manned mission to Mars, whenever that will be, will include a memento from the historic Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.
Scientists have mapped the electric and magnetic signatures of magma flows beneath Mount Rainier, which scientists expect to erupt again.
Launched 45 years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission to the moon 'raised the bar of human potential,' says one astronaut.
The space agency is looking for proposals for instruments to be carried aboard a space probe to Europa, a Jovian moon thought to harbor a liquid ocean beneath its ice.
Fort-five years after a pair of boots made by General Electric left the first human footprints on the moon, the company will begin selling moon-boot inspired sneakers.
A mating pair of bald eagles is the first to be discovered on San Clemente Island since eagle restoration efforts began. The national symbol disappeared from California's Channel Islands in the 1960s.
The US Air Force is seeking bids for commercial space launch services outside of its contract with United Launch Alliance.
Researchers have developed a technology to identify a species of bird by its song, even among many other birdsongs.
By measuring the electric and magnetic fields beneath Mount Rainier, scientists could see the journey that molten rock takes from deep inside the Earth to the volcano's magma chamber.
The US relies too heavily on Russian rocket technology to get into space, experts tell a Senate subcommittee.
As the European Space Agency Rosetta probe closes in comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it is capturing more details about its target's odd shape.
An exquisitely preserved fossil of a shrimplike predator from the Cambrian period has been unearthed in China.
The UAE announced plans Wednesday for an unmanned mission to the Red Planet in 2021.
A 260-foot-wide crater has been discovered in Siberia's Yamal Peninsula, baffling scientists.
Launched from Virginia on Monday, Orbital Sciences' private Cygnus cargo spacecraft made a successful delivery to the International Space Station.
NASA's next-generation telescopes will be better able to scan the cosmos for signatures of life on habitable worlds. But alien life doesn't necessarily mean intelligent – or even multicellular – beings.
The Orbital Sciences Cygnus capsule connected with the ISS on Wednesday. This mission includes delivery of food, experiments, and a fleet of Earth-imaging satellites.
Changyuraptor yangi, which had the longest feathers of any known dinosaur, lived in what is today modern China some 125 million years ago.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft is catching up to its target, the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta is set to rendezvous with the comet early next month.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a SpaceX launch site on privately owned property in Cameron County, Texas.