NASA has a new X-ray eye in the sky. The space agency’s latest X-ray telescope was boosted into orbit Wednesday to begin a two-year mission to search for black holes and other hard-to-see celestial objects.
Space station astronauts readied the world’s first commercial supply ship Wednesday for its early morning return to Earth just like NASA’s old-time capsules.
The world’s first private supply ship successfully docked at the International Space Station Friday morning.
Trial is winding down for a former NASA-affiliated computer specialist who alleges he was fired because of his belief in intelligent design.
Opening statements are expected to begin in a lawsuit by a former NASA mission specialist who claims he was fired for his beliefs in intelligent design.
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.
A Romanian citizen has been indicted on federal charges of hacking into NASA computers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, causing more than $500,000 in damage.
For the NASA team tasked with the latest lunar mission, New Year’s Day seems like Groundhog Day.
A NASA spacecraft has successfully slipped into orbit around the moon.
NASA says its twin spacecraft are on course to arrive back-to-back at the moon after a 3 1/2-month journey.
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has been a fervent photographer, snapping more than 10,000 pictures of the asteroid Vesta since it slipped into orbit around the giant space rock last summer.
A former NASA employee who investigated fraud and abuse at the agency was sentenced Thursday to 16 months behind bars for failing to report almost $300,000 on his federal tax returns from cash he stole from his church, where he was a deacon.
NASA has selected Southern California’s SpaceX to launch the first commercial cargo run to the International Space Station.
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.
The rover Curiosity, which is managed by Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), is on its way to Mars.