Saturn's moon is shockingly Earth-like, so NASA is sending a drone.
Itokawa is surprisingly wet.
Excerpt: A Book of the Moon
The plumes are stunning—and scientifically useful.
How the gas giant got its rings.
It's the first time a working rover has touched down on the far side.
It's now one of two working spacecraft in interstellar space.
Astrophysicists measured all of the lights.
And in a great year for space exploration, that's saying something.
We're under a time crunch.
Despite what Harvard scientists say.
And it's going to keep on smashing them.
Short answer: Because we changed the definition of the word “planet” to better fit its meaning.
It follows its predecessor toward where no other (active) spacecraft has gone before.
There's still a lot to learn about the surface of Jupiter's moon
And it could help prove the existence of Planet Nine.
A universe of emotion.
The news isn't great, but it's not a showstopper either.
The Parker Solar Probe is finally on its way.
The Parker Solar Probe is our first mission to "touch" the Sun
Researchers might not have to dig as deep as they thought to find proof of biological activity.
Cyborgs, and interstellar probes, and AI.
You map, IMAP, we all map.
Submarines and rovers will go for a dive on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn
Meanwhile in space: dusty donuts, 50 launches, and pizza storms on Jupiter.
It's time to return to our hellish neighbor.
Some science grinds to a halt when the government shuts down.
Like, can we even do that?
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
The only human-made object outside our solar system is still alive and kickin'.
Reflections from a prodigious force in space exploration.
Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions.
Two for the price of one.
Everything you need to know about NASA's plans to touch the sun.
The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons
Radio waves might help protect us from space weather.
Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes
The Saturn explorer's death spiral begins on Sunday
A sky full of super-Earths
Your aurora is showing
A look behind the scenes of NASA's advanced solar probe
Not all scientists are happy about recent Discovery mission picks
Things haven't gone according to plan.
The 879-ton rocket flew an experimental satellite into space.
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
Finally, a good use for climate change
The importance of today's landing
Seeking a distant pale blue dot
The spacecraft has orbited a duck-shaped comet since 2014, but now its mission is drawing to a close
Charon's polar cap once belonged to Pluto
When NASA's OSIRIS REx probe launches on Sept. 8, it will be carrying this innovative tool
We need tiny spaceships. Lots of 'em.
This rover is made in China
The anniversary of the Viking landing
Why is NASA's longest-serving woman an hourly employee?
The Triton Hopper can propel itself a half-mile into the air
Four little probes tell the story of space weather
The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges
Fitting, since it also has a water ocean, too
Before Breakthrough Starshot goes interstellar, let's test the laser sails
Rise Of The Rocket Girls gives the untold story of the women behind the space race
The star system is 25 trillion miles away
Shooting for the stars.
Directed energy may be the key to rapid interstellar travel
The next generation of planetary missions will look past surface appearances
Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long
Cathy Olkin talks about what New Horizons has seen and where it's going next
Better visit it soon!
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
No crowdfunding required
Landin' ain't easy
Powered by turbulence
Scanning a million nearby stars, the 'Breakthrough Listen' project will be the world's biggest hunt for ETs
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
Yay for rays!
Figuring out if conditions are right for life on Jupiter's icy moon
A look back at the spacecraft's greatest discoveries
Plus, is that a polar ice cap we see?
The greatest hits of Earth's unmanned spacecraft
The red planet is literally shrouded in mystery
Turning the heat up on this frigid space rock
They'll launch this week to study Earth's magnetosphere
The spacecraft closes in on Ceres in March
Jupiter's moon is the best candidate for finding extraterrestrial life; here's how we're going to get there
Unraveling the mysterious electrical currents of the aurora borealis
Like finding a needle in an enormous, sandy haystack
What will we find when we reach Pluto and Ceres? We don't know, but it's going to be wild.
What's on the horizon for the New Horizons spacecraft
What's next for Hayabusa 2
What it might mean for finding life beyond Earth
Scientists are racing against the clock to inspect soil samples and get the lander un-stuck
Yesterday's Antares failure was not exactly unprecedented.
Rosetta is on a journey to unlock the history of the solar system.
Could shed light on whether the icy moon could support life