The House Science Committee approved July 24 a modified version of a space weather forecasting bill that the Senate passed last year amid criticism of the committee’s approach to the legislation.
A NASA astrophysics mission that passed a key milestone after making cost reductions is studying potential additional cuts to one of its instruments.
This moonscape scene shows a cluster of impact craters on the moon.
Four delightful videos showcase NASA's ocean-watching PACE mission with moving mosaics, stop-motion animation and jazz.
In a new video, NASA announces a small satellite's big milestone: It has produced the first map of ice clouds across the world.
Atomic clocks have traveled to space before. But no one has ever managed to make one this accurate tick up there before.
The largest known star in the universe is UY Scuti, a hypergiant with a radius around 1,700 times larger than the sun.
The Red Planet just got quite a bit bluer, with scientists announcing the discovery of what they believe is a lake that's about 12 miles across and hidden below a mile of ice at the south pole of Mars.
Portal origin URL: Sounds of the SunPortal origin nid: 428816Published: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA heliophysicist Alex Young explains how this simple sound connects us with the Sun and all the other stars in the universe.Portal image: animation of stylized sun image with sound wave superimposedScience Categories: Sun
Mars Express is the European Space Agency's first spacecraft to fly to another planet.
"They're the worst that we've ever had for trying to get a first stage on the drone ship," a company spokesman said of the weather conditions.
An Ariane 5 rocket launched four European navigation satellites into orbit today (July 25), bringing the total number of satellites in Europe's Galileo navigation system up to 26.
A new type of aurora has been spotted on Mars, and thieving streams of solar wind may be to blame, a new study shows.
It's no secret that human activity is changing the climate, and one new study shows how our influence is seriously affecting Earth's seasons and atmosphere.
Have you ever noticed that when there's a solar or lunar eclipse, an eclipse of the other variety comes two weeks before or after? Here's why.
"Star Trek: Discovery," "The Orville," "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and many more beloved — and new — sci-fi titles and franchises took center stage at Comic-Con International: San Diego last weekend.
NASA's Apollo 11 mission has come to life in 19,000 hours of newly available audio.
The Opportunity rover on Mars is trying to survive a massive dust storm that could put the craft out of operation — but where does all the dust in that storm come from?
Portal origin URL: Watch This Space: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel LaureatePortal origin nid: 428964Published: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 17:13Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA Television will air a conversation about the progress and promise of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope with Nobel Prize winner John Mather at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 25.Portal image: NASA's James Webb Space TelescopeScience Categories: Universe
NASA's next solar spacecraft can withstand so much heat that even a blowtorch won't disturb the shield, a new video shows.