Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner stepped out of a custom-built capsule at an altitude of 71,581 feet and plummeted to Earth in a nearly four-minute freefall.
Images captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have been used to create an animated 4-billion-year history of the moon.
The malfunction was detected as scientists prepared for the late-night launch rocket launches, which were scheduled to blast off within about five minutes of one another at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va.
Billions of years after the Big Bang, adolescent galaxies seem to be snacking on smaller galaxies.
NASA is probing the jet stream with a rocket show that could be visible on the East Coast Wednesday night.
A team of scientists from Brown University found that only 79 lake beds contained deposits of minerals that hint at clays on the surface.
Beginning tonight, the two brightest planets in the sky will be so close together that you'll be able to block both of them out with a few fingers held at arm's length.
The sun continues its active streak this week, spitting out yet another solar flare from the same region that produced two powerful eruptions this week.
The two huge solar flares that erupted on the sun on Tuesday have produced a wave of charged particles that are now glancing off our planet's magnetic field.
The sun has hurled a cloud of charged particles in our direction, potentially disrupting satellites and inducing current in our power grids.