NASA's long-lived Opportunity Mars rover is weathering a monster dust storm that has plunged its environs into permanent darkness.
When the baby bird invaded the telescope scientists scrambled to make sure it wouldn't damage sensitive optics (or hurt itself).
Trillions of tons of ice melted away from Antarctica during the past 25 years.
Ridley Scott's creative vision for symbolizing the science on board the International Space Station took its shape from Renaissance art.
Portal origin URL: NASA to Hold Media Teleconference on Martian Dust Storm, Mars Opportunity RoverPortal origin nid: 426083Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 16:06Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA will host a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 13, to discuss a massive Martian dust storm affecting operations of the agency’s Opportunity rover and what scientists can learn from the various missions studying this unprecedented event.Portal image: MarsScience Categories: Solar System
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) is taking a giant leap focusing the agency’s exploration of the Moon, Mars and our Solar System.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:23
Lego's BrickHeadz line will roll out some of the most iconic "Star Wars" characters from "The Empire Strikes Back" in August. Here's a preview of Luke, Yoda, Leia and Boba Fett!
A NASA satellite designed to study the region where space weather and Earth weather meet won't launch this week after all.
The levels of X-ray radiation streaming from Alpha Centauri A and B — two of the three stars in the nearest solar system to our own — are comparable to those emitted by our own sun, a new study reports.
As an enormous ice island larger than the state of Delaware separated from the South Pole's Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017, the Landsat 8 satellite used its thermal infrared imaging system to capture the event even in the sunless Antarctic winter.
A stunning animation uses 20 years of results from environmental satellites to show seasonal and environmental changes to the surface of planet Earth.
The new moon arrives in the first half of June, and as our satellite becomes visible in the evening sky after that, it will join Mercury, Venus and other visible planets.
The World Cup kicks off in Russia this week, and two cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station celebrated the impending event with a little microgravity soccer action of their own.
NASA's Curiosity rover is keeping tabs on the huge Martian dust storm that has sidelined its older cousin on the other side of the planet.
Lego has unveiled new "Star Wars" building sets that will arrive in stores on Aug. 1, 2018. See what's coming up and what other new sets have recently hit shelves.
A watchmaker that created timepieces from rocket-flown metal is now looking to connect outer space to your wrist.
In an exclusive interview, Nana Visitor (Kira Nerys on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") tells Space.com about the series' legacy and teases a new DS9 expansion in the "Star Trek Online" game.
The tale of Hawaii's recent volcanic eruptions continues to change, much like its fierce lava flows, and new images from space tell the latest chapter.
Diamond dust is responsible for a mysterious glow emanating from certain regions of the Milky Way galaxy, a new study reports.
Houston, the "First Man" trailer has landed — and with it, a whirlwind of scenes that depict almost a decade of space flight history.