| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Think those tools aboard NASA’s rover Curiosity are only good for sniffing out argon isotopes and drilling into mysterious rocks? Wait till you hear this: A 'Happy Birthday' song played by Curiosity’s very own Sample Analysis at Mars...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:24 PM
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NASA officials will discuss updates to the agency's audacious plan to capture an asteroid, and you can tune into the conversation live on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. PDT, right here.
The discussion will be live streamed...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:24 PM
When it comes to studying the region of interstellar space just beyond our solar system, nothing seems to work quite the way scientists imagined.
Take Voyager 1 for example. The spacecraft has confounded and delighted researchers for several years...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Imagine paying $20 and sitting down inside a Space Age capsule in Los Angeles. About half an hour later, you're in sight of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, the man who made electric vehicles sexy, revolutionized the online...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Enceladus, the icy moon that circles Saturn and shoots out jets of water, emits a much larger amount of water at the farthest point in its orbit, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. The discovery backs up a years-old theory and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:04 PM
When astronaut Luca Parmitano’s helmet suddenly began filling with water as he floated outside the International Space Station, NASA officials said they’d never seen such a malfunction before. Now, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy explains in a...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
What caused an astronaut's helmet to fill with water from an unknown source? Officials are working to understand a serious leak that aborted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, NASA representatives said at a news conference.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
A spacewalk outside the International Space Station was cut off after water began pouring into astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet, NASA officials said Tuesday. You can watch a live briefing about what happened at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time in the video...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Travelers who go to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida next week will have an opportunity to watch a night launch of a Delta 4 rocket near the Cape Canaveral site.
Those who buy tickets to visit the center Aug. 7 can stick around for...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Need a little perspective in your life? Take a look at these images of Earth as seen from almost 900 million miles away.
In these new images released by NASA, our planet is dwarfed by Saturn's breathtaking rings, and shows up as just a pale blue dot --...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles was brimming with the usual summer crowd Friday, but few visitors knew that they’d be getting their photo taken from more than 898 million miles away. After learning that NASA’s Cassini spacecraft would be...