Space debris around Earth from a top-down view by NASA.

What to do about all that space junk? Cue the lasers

Oct 5, 2015
For now, we 'watch and hope' that debris in the orbital fast lane won't hit ISS.
Posted In: space, lasers, space junk, NASA

Junk in space could have impact on earth

Sep 22, 2015
The government tracks debris zooming around the earth at upwards of 17,000 mph.
Posted In: space, space junk, NASA, satellite
The NASA logo on a protective box at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Can private companies keep the space station supplied?

Jul 15, 2015
Failed missions to the ISS leave NASA and researchers with the bill.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, space station, spacex

We made it to Pluto. Now what?

Jul 14, 2015
And just how significant is a visit to the dwarf planet?
Posted In: pluto, NASA, aerospace

NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto

Jul 13, 2015
Spacecraft probes the farthest reaches of the solar system.
Posted In: space exploration, NASA, space

NASA's new satellite attracts data-hungry businesses

Jan 29, 2015
Satellite with moisture-sensitive sensors will orbit Earth to peer into the dirt.
Posted In: NASA, drought, floods
The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft is seen at a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station space launch complex on Dec. 3  in Florida.

NASA's unmanned test flight is a step toward Mars

Dec 4, 2014
It’s also a reminder that U.S. astronauts have to hitch a ride to the International Space Station.
Posted In: NASA, international space station, Russia, space travel

Rocket explosion puts focus on private sector's role in space

Oct 29, 2014
Companies like Orbital Sciences and SpaceX ferry cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. Many are wondering about the scale of this business.
Posted In: international space station, NASA, spacex, orbital sciences, space shuttle
Mars One publicity shot

You could be the life on Mars. Yes, you.

Sep 22, 2014
A Dutch entrepreneur is offering a one-way trip, and reality TV wants a piece too.
Posted In: NASA, space, mars

You love my job: JPL's Bobak Ferdowsi

Sep 12, 2014
NASA's mohawk guy sounds like he has a dream job, but his days in the office are a lot like the terrestrial jobs on earth.
Posted In: NASA, dream job, Science