Earth's 'Bigger, Older Cousin': Scientists Hail Discovery Of Potentially Habitable PlanetEarth 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.
NASA's SMAP Observatory To Improve Drought Prediction, Planning For Natural DisastersMinutes 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.
JPL: NASA's Kepler Telescope Spots 237 Confirmed 'Exo-Planets' Showing Similarities To EarthOne of NASA's orbiting telescopes, tasked with identifying planets similar to Earth outside the Milky Way, is reporting promising results.
Cassini Releases Mosaic Image Of Earth During 'Wave At Saturn' If a picture says a thousand words, then you might say Planet Earth has spoken.
NASA Administrator Visits JPL To Check Progress Of Satellites Designed To Monitor Earth’s Climate 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.
NASA Wants To ‘Lasso’ Asteroid, Tow It Closer To EarthIn the 1998 blockbuster hit “Armageddon”, a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth was just science fiction.
Dragon Ship Back On Earth After Space Station TripAn 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.
Earth Still Awaits Effects Of Large Solar StormThe 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.
Second Earth Found? Scientists Confirm Existence Of 'Kepler-22B' PlanetNASA 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.
Aircraft Carrier-Sized Asteroid Set To Fly By Earth; Largest Since 1976A 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 Says Satellite Has Slowed, May Now Hit AmericaNASA 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.
Could NASA's Six-Ton UARS Satellite Hit Southern California Friday?One of NASA’s six-ton satellites is expected to fall to earth later this week.