NASA Finds Lost Spacecraft After 2 Years

NASA has recovered a spacecraft that's been missing for almost two years. The craft is known as Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories (STEREO) and was part of a mission...
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Curiosity Mars Rover 360 View of Murray Buttes

This 360-degree panorama was acquired by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover as the rover neared features called "Murray Buttes" on lower Mount Sharp. Explore this Mars...

This tree is one of the oldest in Europe

Scientists believe they have discovered one of  Europe’s oldest living tree – which started growing around the year 941. The Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii), which...

Dione reveals its amazing surface

Captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Dione reveals its surface created by tectonics and impact cratering. Dione is a moon of Saturn. At 698 miles or 1,123...

New 360-degree view of Mount Sharp

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has captured a new view of lower Mount Sharp near a feature called "Murray Buttes". The dark, flat-topped mesa seen to the left...
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NASA Test-Fires RS-25 Engine for Most Powerful Rocket Ever

NASA is testing a rocket engine which it says could power the first manned missions to Mars. The 7.5-minute test conducted at NASA’s Stennis Space Center...

Delta IV blasts off with pair of military satellites

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket blasted off at 12:52 a.m. Friday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station,carrying a pair of military satellites...

Two icy moons of Saturn

Saturn's moons Tethys and Hyperion appear to be very close in this image taken from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. In reality, the moons are are actually...

SpaceX falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down again

SpaceX has successfully landed its reusable Falcon 9 rocket for the sixth time. The two-stage spacecraft left Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early Sunday...

Smoke rises from Fires in Portugal

Several fires continue raging on Portugal's mainland and on Portugal's Madeira Island. Smoke from several of those large mainland fires were seen blowing over the...

Cassini spacecraft finds flooded canyons on Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found deep canyons that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons on Saturn's moon, Titan. The finding represents the first direct evidence of...

The Perseid meteor shower is one you won’t want to miss

The Perseids meteor shower is one of the main celestial events of the summer and its predicted to be even better than usual this year...

Saturn’s shadow on it’s rings

The shadow of Saturn on it's rings, marks the passing of it's seasons. The shadow would stretched across all of the rings earlier in Cassini's mission. As...

China says goodbye to its Jade Rabbit moon mission

China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover, popularly called “Yutu,” has been retired, the state media reported Wednesday. The rover that arrived on the moon on Dec....

Tropical Storm Earl Forms in Caribbean Sea – Updated

Tropical Storm Earl has formed in the Caribbean Sea just south of Cuba and is forecast to move west over the next couple of days. NOAA's National...

U.S. military communications satellite fails to reach orbit

A  U.S. military communications satellite, known as MUOS-5, experienced a “failure” in its orbit-raising propulsion system while being transferred from its initial orbit to its final...

Rhea appears dazzlingly bright in full sunlight

Rhea is the second-largest moon (949 miles or 1,527 kilometers across) of Saturn and the ninth-largest moon in the Solar System. Discovered by Giovanni Domenico...

Black holes in a field of galaxies

The blue dots in this field of galaxies, known as the COSMOS field, show galaxies that contain supermassive black holes emitting high-energy X-rays. When black...

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