- NASA's Asteroid Sample Return Mission Moves into Development
NASA's first mission to sample an asteroid is moving ahead into development and testing in preparation for its launch in 2016.
- NASA Hosts Kepler Spacecraft Status Teleconference Today
NASA will host a news teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT, today, May 15, to discuss the status of the agency's Kepler Space Telescope.
- NASA Probe Counts Space Rock Impacts On Mars
Scientists using images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have estimated that the planet is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at le …
- NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope Finds Dead Stars 'Polluted' With Planet Debris
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found the building blocks for Earth-sized planets in an unlikely place– the atmospheres of a pair of burned-out stars called white dwarfs.
- NASA Curiosity Rover Team Selects Second Drilling Target on Mars
The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover on Mars has selected a second target rock for drilling and sampling. The rover will set course to the drilling location in coming days.
- Media Accreditation Open For Launch Of NASA's Next Mission To Mars
International and U.S. media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission.
- NASA Spacecraft Will Visit Asteroid with New Name
An asteroid that will be explored by a NASA spacecraft has a new name, thanks to a third-grade student in North Carolina.
- NASA Invites Public to Send Names and Messages to Mars
NASA is inviting members of the public to submit their names and a personal message online for a DVD to be carried aboard a spacecraft that will study the Martian upper atmosphere.
- NASA Probe Gets Close-Up Views of Large Hurricane on Saturn
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first close-up, visible-light views of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole.
- NASA Probe Observes Meteors Colliding With Saturn's Rings
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings.