Kenneth Harris II, who has worked on everything from space security to next-generation observatories, was inspired to pursue a career in spaceflight by his father.
"A piece of primordial rock that has witnessed our solar system’s entire history may now be ready to come home for generations of scientific discovery,” said a NASA scientist of the U.S.'s first attempt to return an asteroid sample to Earth.
The 7-minute demo finally answers a question astronauts are asked far too often: how do they go to the bathroom in space?
A new article urges nations need to "speak up, now" with their objections to U.S. policy on space mining.
Martian craters appear "concentrated in certain areas and we know that physically there is no reason for that,” said a JPL researcher. An AI tool may help figure out why.
At a time when many people are stuck at home, Planet Patrol provides a “community pursuing the common goal of understanding the universe and our place in it,” according to the project leader.
With the Artemis mission, NASA will get astronauts again on the Moon by 2024.
The agency is hoping to build an outer space commercial economy, possibly including cosmetics commercials from orbit.
Scientists were surprised to find an oxidised form of iron on our nearest celestial body that has neither air nor liquid water.
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft observed Mars' ultraviolet glow pulsing exactly three times each night, and only in the Spring and Fall.
NASA's newest Mars rover, Perseverance, will gather valuable data and deploy a drone helicopter called Ingenuity on the red planet.
Currently near Mars, it will fly past Earth in the distant future.