A monster black hole acts like a mechanical pump in a cosmic fountain, and researchers speculate that this phenomenon may be common.
During a rally in Mississippi aimed at boosting support for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Trump hailed the touchdown of NASA's $850 million InSight lander, though not by name.
NASA's next lander, InSight, will study the interior structure of Mars for signs of tectonic activity.
NASA's pair of Mars Cube One satellites have broken every record in their path — and now, MarCO-B has become the first small satellite to capture a stunning farewell portrait of another planet.
It's a busy time for NASA, and as the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) celebrated the successful touchdown of its InSight Mars lander today (Nov. 26), agency Administrator Jim Bridenstine is focused on the future.
One of seven planets orbiting a small star, TRAPPIST-1, may be capable of supporting life as we know it on Earth, new climate models suggest.
An innovative deep-space concept that relies on a solar gravity lens to enable enhanced viewing of exoplanets is under study by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and The Aerospace Corporation.
After a nearly seven-month deep-space journey that covered more than 300 million miles (483 million kilometers), NASA's InSight lander is set to touch down on Mars today (Nov. 26).
Congratulations are rolling in for the Mars InSight team after NASA successfully touched down on the Red Planet.
NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) is primed to investigate the ionosphere's mysteries.
Astronomers found a star system in our galaxy that could produce a gamma-ray burst — one of the brightest and most energetic events in the universe.
NASA's InSight lander touched down on the Red Planet today (Nov. 26) just before 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) and beamed home its first image from the surface mere minutes later.
NASA's InSight Mars lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet on Nov. 26, 2018, after a nearly 7-month journey and nail-biting 6 minute landing sequence. See amazing photos from the successful landing.
NASA's InSight lander touched down safely on the Martian surface today (Nov. 26), pulling off the first successful Red Planet landing since the Curiosity rover's arrival in August 2012.
NASA's InSight Mars lander arrives at the Red Planet today, and NASA will offer live 360-degree views inside its mission control center when it happens.
Tonight's episode of National Geographic's "Mars" showcases the great lengths that scientists will go to in order to answer some of life's most difficult questions.
Two tiny trailblazing satellites hitched a ride to Mars with NASA's InSight lander in May, becoming the first small satellites to leave Earth's friendly neighborhood — but today (Nov. 26), they are nearing the end of their mission.
Solstar Space, the New Mexico startup planning to offer WiFi to payloads and people in space, is looking for a strategic investor.
The weird linear grooves scoring the surface of the Mars moon Phobos were carved by boulders knocked loose by a giant impact, a new study suggests.
Mars is the second-most studied planet — only behind our own — but we know virtually nothing about its interior. That's about to change with NASA's InSight.