If the thought of planets, stars, and galaxies excites you, then you'll want to download these astronomy-based iPad apps.
A heavily-oiled bird is seen after being rescued from the waters of Barataria Bay, which are laden with oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill, in Plaquemines Parish, La., on June 26.
The images of these star-nurseries were taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, space telescope, which is about three-fourths of the way through it's infrared scan of the entire sky.
A group of amateur skywatchers spotted the US Air Force's secret X-37B space plane orbiting the globe.
Astronauts gave the space shuttle Atlantis's heat shield a final inspection Monday in preparation for their return to Earth.
A fireman works near a flaming workshop in Hengxian County, Nanning City, China on May 21. A workshop containing sugarcane caught fire on Friday.
The Atlantis crew brought along a photo of Isaac Newton, as well as a chip of wood from the famous apple tree that inspired his law of gravity, which they let float freely.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket could eventually be modified to carry people to space.
Two of the Shuttle Atlantis crew are on a spacewalk, working outside the International Space Station this morning to finish a battery upgrade service call on the station's solar arrays.
Wow! The Bullet 580 airship is as long as a 23-floor skyscraper and can reach top speeds of 80mph.