Leroy Chiao, a former NASA astronaut was quoted stating in the report that the trip may not be for the faint-hearted
Rapper B.o.B's fund-raising campaign to prove that the earth is flat has finally got some much-awaited reactions from Nasa astronauts
Although NASA doesn’t specifically recommends anyone to choose a field of study to become an astronaut but it lists out the qualifying degree field for the job
The spacecraft was launched in 1997 and it took seven years to reach Saturn. It will be inserted into the atmosphere of the planet and be destroyed
At the age of 57, Whiston is also the oldest female astronaut in the history of space exploration
A new class of shape-changing robotic structures — “TransFormers” — that unfold like Origami and reflect solar energy wherever you need it
The rocket will try to make a controlled landing back at the site around 10 minutes after the launch
The nine-year old Jack lists his sister calling him an alien as one of his biggest achievements
Planetary protection officers are hired to make sure that humans do not contaminate planets, moons and other objects in space.
An extremely rare bag used by NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first samples of dust from the moon has been sold for USD 1.8mn
The average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 0.91 degrees Celsius above the 20th century average of 13.5 degrees Celsius.
NASA has no announcements to make about the discovery of alien life, dismissing media reports which claimed US space agency was about to discover extraterrestrial life.
The Opportunity mission has been investigating sites on and near the western rim of Endeavour Crater since 2011. The crater is about 22 kilometres across.
Together Indian and American scientists are making what is possibly the world's most expensive earth imaging satellite that will cost the countries over USD 1.5 billion.
Rocky worlds discovered by Kepler telescope are right distance from their parent stars for water to pool on the surface
The crew will test time delays in communication, simulate spacewalks, and evaluate a variety of tools and procedures to be used in future space missions
NASA's next robotic Mars rover is set to land on the red planet in 2020. The rover will search for signs of past microbial life and collect core samples for a potentially future return to Earth.
Chari, a 39-year-old lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force, hails from the US state of Iowa.
The Parker Solar Probe has been named in honour of pioneering astrophysicist Eugene Parker, who predicted the existence of the solar wind nearly 60 years ago, the US space agency announced yesterday.
The two top April temperature anomalies have occurred during the past two years. Last month was 0.88 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean April temperature from 1951-1980.
New images show the region of the red planet with secondary craters from 10-kilometre Zunil Crater to the northwest, NASA said.
NASA, in coordination with commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK and launch service major United Launch Alliance (ULA), broadcast the worlds first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch.
Last month was 1.12 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean March temperature from 1951-1980. The two top March temperature anomalies have occurred during the past two years.
The United States has not sent astronauts to the Moon since NASA's Apollo missions of the 1960s and '70s.
Humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Mars and even distant interstellar space. Now, NASA plans to launch the Solar Probe Plus mission to the Sun which is about 149 million kilometres from the Earth.