NASA successfully launched a saucer-shaped space craft designed to prevent crash landings on Mars during test off the coast of Hawaiian island of Kauai.
A NASA landing system that looks like a flying saucer was successfully tested over the Pacific Ocean Saturday.
NASA is testing a 'flying saucer' and a giant parachute off the Hawaiian island of Kauai Saturday. The new test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
The researchers, who saw evidence of glaciers in images taken by orbiters, say NASA's Mars rover Curiosity could provide on-the-ground tests of the hypothesis when it reaches Mt. Sharp.
NASA mysterious signal: Detected by two NASA spacecraft, X-ray emissions of unknown origin could lend insight into dark matter, a mysterious substance thought to compose more than 80 percent of all matter in the known universe.
Intended for deep space missions NASA's Orion space capsule has passed its most complex test yet, a parachute test designed to help it land safely.
Curiosity rover: Having spent 687 days on the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity rover has completed one lap around the sun on Mars.
According to NOAA, the average global temperature this May was 59.93 degrees F., 1.33 degrees above the 20th century average and .09 degrees above May 2010.
The BoldlyGo Institute, a Colorado-based nonprofit, is developing a mission to scoop up some dust from the Martian atmosphere.
SpaceX rocket launch: A possible glitch with the Falcon 9 rocket postponed Sunday's satellite launch. The next launch opportunity is on Tuesday.