Not one, not two, but 24 payloads are going up into orbit
A 2024 mission is pretty unlikely.
InSight rumbles with alien Martian wind.
Countdown: 45 years left until 'First Contact'
A slew of new startups are vying to serve the booming market for small satellites by launching small rockets more frequently and cheaply
Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
A close look at severe weather
This probably isn't covered under Elon Musk's warranty...
But it was gorgeous.
Museums are looking to the past for inspiration.
It doesn't take much to enjoy nature's fireworks.
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
It's an event that should bring us all together, so don't mess it up.
Fifty times the size of Jupiter.
Our eyes in the sky are facing budget cuts
Starving stars are more common than intelligent life
Finally, a good use for climate change
The closest potentially habitable planet has an intriguing interior
A quick primer on Martian law
"Let's go get the science."
Despite a recent glitch, LightSail 2 is still aiming for a historic flight in 2017
Putting the "pee" into Comet 67P
A fireworks display from space
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
The 'chirp' would make a great ringtone
The moon rocks
Team announces a new batch of suspected exoplanets
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
Better visit it soon!
Could icy slush be driving the dwarf planet's geological activity?
Earth life: an early arrival at the party
Tiny satellites could help turn the Moon into a gas station for solar system exploration
Astrobiologist wants to make sure the red planet is independent from the start
Choose wisely, because this is for real
(If you are like our editors and obsessed with all things space)
A mission to Phobos and Deimos could pave the way for putting humans on Mars
Well, only partially deployed, but that may change soon
We really need to work on our communication skills
Yay for rays!
Speak up, LightSail, we can't hear you!
Slow but steady sun-powered spacecraft could transform space travel
Will it be smooth sailing for LightSail?
Cyborgs, and interstellar probes, and AI.
A fireball meteor over Chicago ignites hearts and minds—and scientific reports
The early solar system was a wild, world-destroying place.
Robo space miners, deploy!
The ghost of stars past
Requiem for a machine.
We think you can, Opportunity.
Two stars enter, one star leaves
But our days of massive exoplanet dumps may be numbered.
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
Though commercial operations are at least a decade away, career opportunities in asteroid mining are here today, experts say.
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
Don't pack your bags yet
A glimpse into the birth of solar systems
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study
Piping hot Jupiter fries, please!
NASA is taking suggestions this week
The evidence is right in front of you.
It could give us clues to how water got to Earth
Lasers with the force of a giant impact
Another day, another hypothetical object on the outskirts of the solar system.
Terrestrial life is a huge risk for other planets
I is for interstellar.
3D printing our way to the year 2050
There go our hopes of nuking an apocalyptic asteroid.
The Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres this March, and it could be the most surprising space mission in decades
The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
You can get too wet for life.
TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood.
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
Pebbles and planetesimals pummeled the planet's early surface
It's completely different from Earth
Here are some highlights from its journey
Teaming up to explore the galaxy with an AI assist.
We're under a time crunch.
Scientists have more thoughts on 'Oumuamua.
Plus: new insights into the planet's interior.
Our solar system's largest planet is a master of disguise.
One professor says an asteroid survey would be a better use of NASA's time and money.
An interview with Keri Bean, NASA engineer and R2D2's best friend
So. Many. Things.
Pluto is just the beginning
Short answer: It depends who you ask
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
A controversial bill would give companies the right to own natural resources in space, and it may pass in the Senate by the end of September
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
One step closer to owning pieces of asteroids?