DART Mission Hits Asteroid in First-Ever Planetary Defense Test

After 10 months flying in space, NASA's DART mission successfully impacted its asteroid target last week - the agency's first attempt to move an asteroid in space.

NASA Can Now Reliably Produce a Tree's Worth of Oxygen on Mars

A machine called MOXIE, stowed away on NASA’s Perseverance rover, can reliably convert carbon dioxide into a small tree’s worth of oxygen. During various tests, MOXIE steadily breathed in Martian atmosphere and breathed out at least six grams of oxygen an hour.

NASA's Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere

This observation of a gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star 700 light-years away provides important insights into the composition and formation of the planet.

NASA reveals 5 stunning, new images from JWST

The first full-color image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has been released. The images are be the deepest and highest resolution ever taken of the universe, according to NASA.

NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has produced the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe to date. Known as Webb'nas First Deep Field, this image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 is overflowing with detail.

Hologram doctors beamed live to International Space Station

Dr Josef Schmid found himself beamed to the middle of the International Space Station, where he was able to enjoy a conversation with the astronauts and even shared a handshake.

Voyager 1 is sending NASA mysterious data from interstellar space

Nearly 45 years into its space journey, the NASA Voyager 1 probe is sending back mysterious data that has left the spacecraft’s engineers confused.

A Tracking System is now Scanning the Sky Every 24 Hours

There was a huge weakness in our asteroid defense system when only one of the hemispheres was covered by telescopes that constantly scan the sky.  Now NASA funded two more telescopes in the southern hemisphere.

James Webb Space Telescope finally on its way to discovery

A powerful European Ariane 5 rocket boosted NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope into space on Christmas Day, kicking off a great attempt to capture light from the first galaxies to form in the aftermath of the Big Bang.

Brief presence of water in Arabia Terra on Mars

U.S. scientists recently discovered that water was once present in a region of Mars called Arabia Terra.

NASA Dart Asteroid Mission Launched

Nasa's Dart mission has launched on a mission to test technology that could one day tip a dangerous asteroid off course. The spacecraft will crash into an object called Dimorphos to see how much its path can be altered.

First 3D View of Jupiter Atmosphere

New findings from NASA's Juno probe orbiting Jupiter provide a fuller picture of how the planet's distinctive and colorful atmospheric features offer clues about the unseen processes below its clouds.

Global Climate Change Impact on Crops Expected Within 10 Years

Climate change may affect the production of maize (corn) and wheat as early as 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food.

3D printed Human Tissue Wins Impressive NASA Challenge

The teams each used a varied 3D printing technique to construct a cube-shaped tissue about one centimeter thick and capable of functioning for 30 days in the lab.

NASA's New Horizons Reaches a Rare Space Milestone

On April 17 New Horizons reached a rare deep-space milepost - 50 astronomical units from the Sun, or 50 times farther from the Sun than Earth is. New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to reach this great distance.