Images of the moon gleaned from NASA spacecraft more than 40 years ago are now getting a 21st-century makeover, thanks to the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.
Comedian Stephen Colbert is pulling out all the stops in his campaign to have NASA name a new room of the International Space Station after him.
The space shuttle Atlantis moved out to its seaside launch pad in Florida early Tuesday to prepare for NASA's long-delayed final flight to the iconic Hubble Space Telescope.
A brilliant fireball in the Virginia sky on Sunday was likely a natural meteor event and not the remnants of a Russian rocket, scientists now say, a reversal from yesterday's initial analysis.
Evidence is building that NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander plopped down on a microbe-friendly location.
A mysterious boom and flash of light seen over parts of Virginia were caused by exploding space junk from a Russian Soyuz rocket, says a spokesman for the U.S. Naval Observatory.
A veteran Russian cosmonaut has said arguments over how to share the space station's food, water, toilets and other facilities have complicated the crew's work and affected morale, according to an interview published Monday.
Their 90-day warranty expired awhile ago, but NASA's twin Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity are still trundling along the Martian surface en route to their next destinations more than five years after landing on the red planet.
After a slight weather-caused delay, the shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Saturday, wrapping up a power-boosting space station construction mission.
A Russian cosmonaut steered a Soyuz capsule carrying billionaire Charles Simonyi into a successful docking at the international space station Saturday after sensors showed a last-minute problem with one of the capsule’s engines.