NASA brings the search for alien life to an unfamiliar terrain by sending a flyby mission with a lander to Jupiter's icy moon. Underneath the icy-crusted Europa is a large amount of saltwater where life possibly exists.
Space March 13, 2017
NASA has launched a novel scientific program that aims to take coral reef study on a whole new level. The project aims to save the world's coral reef ecosystem.
Earth/Environment June 10, 2016
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has unveiled new posters that advertise the possibility of exploring destinations in space. The artworks were produced by artists working at the JPL's design studio.
Space February 11, 2016
The spacecraft Juno, which is on a mission to study Jupiter, broke the distance record to become the furthest traveling solar-powered probe in space.
Space January 14, 2016
NASA scientists have produced radar images of the peanut-shaped asteroid known as 1999 JD6, which passed near the Earth, through the use of the 230-foot Deep Space Network antenna in California and the 330-foot National Science Foundation Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia.
Space August 3, 2015
Using the Spitzer Space Telescope, NASA scientists have discovered a rocky exoplanet that is believed to be the closest one to the Earth. The new planet, dubbed HD 219134b, is approximately 1.6 times larger than the Earth and located around 21 light-years away.
Space July 31, 2015
NASA has announced on Wednesday that the planning for the Europa project has reached the formulation phase, which means the space agency will push through with the development of the mission design and requirements. Once mission receives its final approval, the launch date of the space probe could be scheduled for the 2020s.
Space June 22, 2015
The scheduled launch of NASA's Low Density Supersonic Decelerator has been postponed due to unfavorable water conditions in the Pacific Ocean. The decelerator is designed to test technologies that could one day be used for future missions on Mars.
Space June 3, 2015
A pair of NASA's FINDER prototype located four men trapped beneath up to ten feet of debris in the aftermath of Nepal's Gorkha earthquake. FINDER can pinpoint the location of a heartbeat under up to 30 feet of rubble.
May 7, 2015
The Dawn spacecraft now obits Ceres, its second target object in the asteroid belt. Scientists hope that the spacecraft would provide answers to the mysteries surrounding the dwarf planet as well as give hints on the beginning of the solar system.
Space March 7, 2015
Exoplanets may be ways away from the solar system but they intrigue researchers just the same. A recent study has found an exoplanet with four parent stars, only the second to be discovered so far.
Space March 5, 2015
The Europa Clipper could be on the way to a rendezvous with a satellite which could be home to alien life. What could the spacecraft find there?
Space February 3, 2015
Mojave is a rock on Mars that may contain salt left over from an ancient lake on the Red Planet. What could drilling into the feature tell us about Earth's planetary neighbor?
Space January 15, 2015
The Curiosity rover on Mars spent 2014 discovering secrets of the Red Planet. What were its greatest discoveries of the year?
Space December 10, 2014
Gale Crater on Mars may have once held a vast lake, long ago. So, how did a three-mile-high mountain get there?
Space December 8, 2014
Deep ocean water has not risen in temperature due to climate change, a new study from JPL reports.
Earth/Environment October 6, 2014
Triton has been imaged like never before, from images taken 25 years ago by Voyager 2.
Space August 24, 2014
NASA tests saucer-shaped test vehicles using the latest Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) technology. The technology may be used for future Mars missions.
Space August 9, 2014
Last year, scientists have recorded three huge volcanic eruptions on the innermost moon of Jupiter called Io. They are hoping to find more out of these occurrences.
Space August 6, 2014
NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover broke the record of Russia’s Lunokhod 2 rover in terms of driving distance off-Earth, providing further possibility for scientific exploration and discovery. Here’s what the agency recorded.
Space July 30, 2014
NASA’s Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport or InSight will serve as the groundwork for the agency's bold step of sending astronauts to Mars by 2030.
Space May 22, 2014
Relatively young galaxy surprises astronomers by not "acting its age." Its calm demeanor is much more like a settled, mature galaxy like our Milky Way, they say.
Space May 4, 2014
After the past two drilling since its arrival on Mars in 2012, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Curiosity Mars rover is off to another drilling escapade. Its next target? A slab of sandstone in the Gale Crater.
Space April 30, 2014
U.S. satellite to monitor effect of human activity on carbon dioxide emission levels, climate change.
Earth/Environment April 6, 2014
RoboSimian created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has advanced to the finals of DARPA's Robotics Challenge.
FUTURE TECH January 15, 2014