An estimated one in every five sun-like stars is orbited by a potentially habitable, Earth-size planet. This is great news as it means the universe has plentiful real estate that could be hospitable to life as we know it, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope.
New research suggests that the surface of ancient Mars may have been the site where many giant super volcanoes occurred naturally over time, unleashing a massive eruption that dramatically altered the appearance of the Red Planet.
NASA is working tirelessly to put a 3D printer in space as soon as by fall 2014. The agency rationalizes the move as a drastically necessarily to cut down the downtime related to the creation and/or replacement of tools and other parts and also vital in aiding research experiments conducted by astronauts.
NASA's Curiosity Rover has found water-embedded soil on Mars and a mature, almost Earthlike, geology, the space agency reported on Friday.
Curiosity rover's inability to find methane on Mars contradicts previous theories of life on the planet.
NASA is offering up to $18000 for volunteers to sleep 70 days straight in their latest experiment.
NASA launched its latest moon orbiter last week and the internet is buzzing about a peculiar event that happened that same day. A frog was captured photobombing the launch of NASA's LADDEE spacecraft.
NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has left our solar system and entered interstellar space more than a year ago, after travelling for 36 years in space.
NASA scientists are using former military surveillance drones to help them understand more about how tropics storms intensify. They believe that the study can ultimately save lives by improving the accuracy of the forecast.
A year ago, Curiosity Rover landed safely on Mars and today is its first birthday.
Just two days after experiencing perhaps the most terrifying experience of his life, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano shared what it was like to have his helmet filled with water during a space walk earlier on Tuesday.
The next person to go the International Space Station this summer will not actually be a human, but a little humanoid robot sent by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
The White House and NASA are launching a rather ambitious plan that asks the public to help in searching and hunting down asteroids that may one day hit Earth, NASA said in a statement.
Are we ready to send astronauts to Mars? NASA says no after new research showed it would pose serious health risks to astronauts as they would be exposed to radiation levels that exceed current U.S. exposure limits during a roundtrip to space.
Google and NASA have bought a quantum computer which is 3,600 times faster than conventional computers called the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QAIL).