May 6, 2010
Do you dare wake Mom at dawn ... on Mother's Day? Under the circumstances, she might not mind. May 9th begins and ends with a lovely display of stars and planets.
May 4, 2010
A NASA spacecraft inspired by Star Trek technology is en route to explore a giant asteroid and a dwarf planet.
May 4, 2010
April 29, 2010
NASA is making a to-do list for the space station's new humanoid robot. Nicknamed R2, the mechanical crew member's chores could range from the most delicate science experiments to old-fashioned house cleaning.
April 27, 2010
NASA's new "Hubble for the Sun" has just observed one of the most dramatic eruptions in years. Movies ten times better than HDTV show billions of tons of magnetized plasma blasted into space while debris from the explosion rains back onto the sun's surface.
April 23, 2010
April 21, 2010
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is beaming back stunning new images of the sun, revealing our own star as never seen before. The IMAX-quality movies are a must-see.
April 14, 2010
Hubble images of Pluto have researchers scratching their heads and wondering, what's happening on the dwarf planet? Molasses-colored markings are just one of the mysteries explored in today's story from Science@NASA.
April 2, 2010
The solar system's innermost planets are about to put on a beautiful show. Keep an eye on the sunset this weekend for a bright conjunction of Venus and Mercury.
March 28, 2010
Every day, a NASA infrared space telescope named "WISE" is discovering dozens of previously unknown asteroids. The observatory is making a remarkable contribution to the census of dark space rocks that could potentially threaten Earth.