Mars Rover Curiosity is switching brains so it can fix itself

When you send something to space, it’s good to have redundancy. Sometimes you want to send two whole duplicate spacecraft just in case — as was the case with Voyager...

NASA’s bold-ish plan for the next era takes us to the moon and Mars…...

NASA has issued a report summarizing its official plans for exploring our solar system, and it makes for exciting reading — if you don’t mind that it comes with...

NASA’s planet hunter satellite gets first hit in its search for another Earth

Relocating is complicated enough when you’re simply moving to a new city. Scientists at NASA have taken property searches up an infinite number of levels, however, as they search for...

NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta...

This weekend, NASA is launching a new high-tech satellite to monitor the planet’s glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will be a huge boon...

Giant NASA space laser satellite will gauge climate change’s impact on ice sheets

NASA is set to launch its most advanced space laser satellite as part of a $1 billion mission to reveal how climate change has been affecting the Earth’s ice sheet...

We’re going to the Red Planet! All the past, present, and future missions to...

NASASpaceX founder Elon Musk says travel to Mars is within reach, with a goal to have one million people living on Mars within 100 years. SpaceX isn’t alone in...

As sea levels rise, NASA’s new laser satellite will monitor polar ice decline

Earth’s poles are the frontlines in the dramatic tale of climate change, where the impacts of increased temperatures can be seen firsthand as massive ice sheets break off and crash...

Women may be immune to brain damage from cosmic rays, study finds

In a recent paper, researchers show that female mice are immune to the cognitive damage that results from simulated space radiation. The study may pave the way toward treating this...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to “touch the sun”

NASA’s ambitious mission to go closer to the Sun than ever before is set to launch in the small hours between Friday and Saturday — at 3:33 AM Eastern from...

This Saturday, a NASA probe will brave the heat to try and ‘touch’ the...

On August 11, a NASA probe will enter the atmosphere of the Sun, and make the first in-situ measurements to uncover crucial details about the origins of the solar winds...

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