NASA’s Mars Curiosity found a 3.7 billion year old lake that could be a clue into whether Mars could have truly supported life.
Guest Post Today marks the 15th anniversary of the first component of the International Space Station being sent into orbit — the beginning of one of the most complex and ambitious engineering projects ever attempted.
NASA has embarked on its next mission to the red planet today with the launch of its MAVEN Mars orbiter.
Check out our little picture gallery, featuring Stallman, DHH, Rasmus, and whole bunch of hardware hackers. It only gets better from here!
Amazon’s cloud now hosts a lot more data about clouds.
In our fiction about the future, sending messages through vast distances of space is a huge theme. But at some point, we need to bring our reality up to speed, too.
Asteroids — or as they’re known in the scientific community, “flying death rocks” — can be thrown off-course by a single hit from a spacecraft if the projectile is launched five to 10 years in advance.
One of the goals for the interplanetary mission is to hunt down methane gas, a byproduct from living organisms.
What does putting together Bill Nye, YouTube, and NASA get you? A pretty awesome Friday night, if you ask me.
Your grandkids’ world is likely going to be a lot different from the one we live in now — and it won’t just be the crappy music.
Even if you don’t have a telescope of your own, or your own personal DIY Dobsonian project is still a few months from completion, you can watch Neptune tonight, thanks to a Space.com webcast.
With future innovations on the line, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab head would love the public’s help. But there are some hurdles to clear first.
NASA astronauts are current outside the International Space Station on a spacewalk, and NASA is streaming the action live.
NASA scientists released footage of comet ISON speeding towards the sun at 48,000 miles per hour, just in time for the fourth of July.
Over the course of 20 minutes, Curiosity fired its million-watt laser at a tiny section of Martian soil 20 times.
The agency believes the transformative technology could be “key” for astronauts venturing to Mars.
“Ring of fire” means different things to different people depending on whether they love Johnny Cash or buy Preparation H, but to solar astronomers, it means an annular eclipse.
I’m still pretty amazed that, as I go about my mundane daily routine, there will be two men performing a spacewalk from a football field-sized space station, which is getting livestreamed via Ustream today.
3D-printed space technology is no longer science fiction, as NASA and other space companies are making it a reality.
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We might be unsuccessful at getting congress to double NASA’s funding to a full cent on every taxed dollar, but look out when someone starts a crowdfunding campaign.
Within NASA’s budget for the following year is a request for $100 million for a project that’s never been attempted before — at least that we know of by humans anyways.
Using a neutron gun and an infrared imaging camera, researchers found signs of hydration: water molecules bound to minerals in Martian rock.
The Mars Curiosity rover got one step closer to drilling into the Martian surface this weekend in its search for evidence of microbial life on Mars.
NASA is extending a super-cool opportunity to 150 social media followers to chat live with International Space Station astronauts Kevin Ford, Tom Marshburn, and Chris Hadfield.
The Super Bowl is the biggest football game of the year, and an event that’s watched the world over — and now, even beyond.
Steve Jobs can’t be at MacWorld this year. But Ashton Kutcher, who plays Steve in the upcoming film JOBS, will be. And so will his co-star, Josh Gad, who plays the other half of the dynamic duo that founded Apple in 1976, Steve Wozniak.
Remember that inflatable extension to the International Space Station that NASA announced earlier in the week? Well, the space agency has finally revealed some photos as well as a demonstration of how it will connect to the space station itself.
When the word “inflatable” comes to mind, I don’t I’m alone in immediately thinking about toys and devices that allow you to float while in water. NASA’s latest contract with Bigelow Aerospace has me rethinking that assessment.
Foursquare users with a love for space and science are being rewarded today with a brand new badge from NASA, the space agency announced today.
For only the second time, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured a view of perhaps the solar system’s second-most-beautiful planet from “behind” … from opposite the sun.
The ISS launched five mini-satellites into space, saving money and bringing educational benefits to young engineers.
NASA gets interactive with ‘black marble’ app showing a nighttime view of Earth from space.
The top of discussion is the 2012 rumors that are proliferating across the internet. According to the organizers, however, December 21 will not, in fact, mark the end of the world.
It’s been a really good week for space programs across the world.
Can you build a better mousetrap? Or, better yet, an improved moonbuggy?
It’s one of the most expensive grocery deliveries in history, and the first-ever space mission by a private company to re-supply the International Space Station.
What’s the only thing that could coax work-obsessed San Franciscans away from their computers and out into the sunlight? A space shuttle getting a piggy back from a 747 over the Bay.
According to legendary sci-fi TV show Star Trek, the human race has until 2063 to develop warp propulsion technology. And given that we’re about 50 years away from that date, it’s nice to hear that NASA is finally working to make it a reality.