The White House wants more artificial intelligence research.
The future-proofing engine.
Russia's recent threat to leave the space station by 2020 was in fact the original plan.
When Kazakhstan's Central Reference Laboratory opens in September 2015, the $102-million project laboratory will serve as a Central Asian way station for a global war on dangerous disease.
One differentiator that's always separated humans from robots is our ability to touch and feel, but advances in haptic technology are rapidly closing the mechanical gap.
A private, non-governmental space cargo company
Space science is Earth science
Space researchers uses deserts, valleys, and freezing lakes to test equipment and simulate procedures on space missions. Here's where they put future exploration to the test - without leaving our planet
Even as we imagine the day when robots finally turn against us, scientists are at work on how best to control them
Walking, self-contained, adult-size robots are commonplace in robotics labs in Japan and South Korea, but there's only one made here. Why are we falling behind?
In orbit, debris as small as a metal screw can cripple a vehicle or kill an astronaut. Here are five ideas for cleaning up the growing band of trash circling Earth
Want a nap? Hate walking? Need uncomplaining workers? Robot makers have something for you
For astronauts on the ISS, a new robot means fewer risky spacewalks
To the moon
Can a space station suddenly put into survival mode by the shuttle disaster survive orbital challenges and earthbound critics?
Seven ideas that will correct NASA's trajectory and get Americans to love the space program again