Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft is scheduled to touch down in Australia on June 13. The probe might be carrying a little piece of asteroid.
A mockup of the James Webb Space Telescope, billed as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, took center stage at New York's World Science Festival.
A life-size model of a huge new space observatory described as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is on display at the World Science Festival at New York City's Battery Park.
Under NASA's new space plan, commercial spacecraft and services have a larger role than before.
When galaxies merge, some black holes will suddenly emit 10 billion times the energy of the sun. Using data from NASA's Swift satellite, scientists now know why this happens.
Originally set to launch on May 28, the privately built Falcon 9 rocket will take flight no earlier than June 2, SpaceX officials said.
Scientists previously favored the idea that a natural force carved both the canyon and pinwheel pattern.
The full moon of May, also known as the "Milk moon," will occur at 7:07 p.m. EDT Thursday. What better time to discuss this brightest object in the night sky?
The six astronauts flying aboard space shuttle Atlantis are working Tuesday to prepare their spacecraft for its final planned return home.
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.