VIDEO: The Race To The Moon, USA Vs. USSRDuring the Cold War, one battlefront between the USA and USSR was in the sky, as the nations fought to be first to space.
NASA, Space Geeks Prepare To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Moon LandingThe Apollo 11 mission culminated on July 20, 1969 when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became lunar pioneers.
NASA Rover Finally Bites The Dust On Mars After 15 YearsNASA's longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
NASA Releases Polar Vortex Thermal AnimationNASA released an infrared animation Thursday of the polar vortex that put Minnesota and much of the upper Midwest in a historic deep freeze this week -- and it looks as insidious as it felt.
Alabama NASA Center Gets 1st Female DirectorThe center in Huntsville has nearly 6,000 civil service and contract employees and an annual budget of about $2.8 billion.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
NASA Probe Launched To Our Closest StarA NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
NASA Set To Launch Probe On Red-Hot Voyage To The SunNASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere and coming within just 3.8 million miles (6 million kilometers) of the surface.
NASA Rover Falls Silent Amid Giant Mars Dust StormControllers expect it will be several more days before there's enough sunlight to recharge Opportunity's battery through its solar panels.
Woman Sues NASA To Keep Moon Dust Gift From Neil ArmstrongA woman is suing NASA over a gift she claims was given to her by the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.
New Mars Discoveries Advance The Case For Possible Life New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
Afraid Of Heights In Space: NASA Astronaut Details Flight, FutureWhen NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba was out doing a spacewalk during a recent trip to the International Space Station, he held on tight. That's because Acaba is afraid of heights.
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists ConfirmIt likely won't get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus does actually stink like bad gas.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
Next-Gen Satellite GOES-S Launches To Watch Extreme StormsOn Thursday, the country's newest high-definition weather satellite, GOES-S, launched from the Kennedy Space Center.