A European supply vessel carrying over five tons of freight is scheduled to dock with the international space station on Thursday in a major advance for Europe's space program.
A new discovery of a middleweight black hole suggests black holes come in all sizes.
During only the past 13 years, observers have tracked down nearly 300 distant bodies beyond our system thanks to rapid advances in ground-based telescope technology and methods.
Images of a tsunami blasting its way through the sun's lower atmosphere have been taken for the first time.
NASA scientists have identified the smallest, lightest black hole yet found. The new lightweight record-holder weighs in at about 3.8 times the mass of our sun and is only 15 miles in diameter.
More than 8,000 NASA contractor jobs in the nation’s manned space program could be eliminated after the space shuttle program is shut down in 2010, the agency said Tuesday.
NASA shut down a massive air-safety survey project without ever properly evaluating, explaining or publicizing its purpose and results, and thus lost a chance for valuable insight into safety issues, the space agency's inspector general said Monday.
When scientists peer at distant galaxies, it's like looking back in time because their light has taken so long to reach us. Recently, two groups of astronomers were able to see two classes of unique galaxies from the early universe.