Earth has an “older, bigger cousin” about 1,400 light years away, what officials say is the first planet known to be in a habitable zone orbiting a Sun-like star, scientists said Thursday.
Minutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
One of NASA’s orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
If a picture says a thousand words, then you might say Planet Earth has spoken.
A NASA administrator was at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena Tuesday to check the progress of three satellites designed to monitor the Earth’s climate.
In the 1998 blockbuster hit “Armageddon”, a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth was just science fiction.
An unmanned space capsule carrying medical samples from the International Space Station has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, completing the first official private interstellar shipment under a billion-dollar contract with NASA.
The largest solar storm in five years was due to arrive on Earth early Thursday, promising to shake the globe’s magnetic field while expanding the Northern Lights.
NASA announced a major milestone in the quest for life in the universe Monday: The discovery of another planet close enough to Earth that it could support life.
A massive asteroid is expected to make a fly-by of our planet Tuesday, but NASA experts warn there is no chance of any impact with the Earth.
NASA now says that one of its six-ton satellites could hit the United States when it falls to earth late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
One of NASA’s six-ton satellites is expected to fall to earth later this week.
Whew, that was close. An asteroid the size of a tour bus streaked harmlessly past Earth on Monday, passing within 7,600 miles.
The year’s first total eclipse of the moon will last an unusually long time, a rare celestial treat for a wide swath of the globe.
Once an earthquake hits, a series of events are set in motion to form an tsunami.