The news isn't great, but it's not a showstopper either.
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
A look behind the scenes of NASA's advanced solar probe
The greatest hits of Earth's unmanned spacecraft
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
Bright lights, big planet.
It's time to return to our hellish neighbor.
The Parker Solar Probe is our first mission to "touch" the Sun
After nine years and three billion miles, here's what we're learning from it all
Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
But they might wobble.
It's called a conjunction, and it sure is pretty
A curved line marked the planet's surface for four days
But we won't know where it's going until the government shutdown ends.
Apollo 11 gave us the Rosetta Stone of our solar system's history.
And what does it have to do with my GPS being wonky?
It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July
Excerpt: Mask of the Sun
More than a light Venusian breeze.
The upper atmosphere of Venus is surprisingly similar Earth.
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Skyping with Mars.
It's been 50 years since we got the first images of Mars. Now we're about to get the first images of Pluto.