NASA Plots Flight to Jupiter Moon
Water Detected on Distant Planet
NASA: Space Suit Leak Avoidable
NASA Finds 'Mother Lode' of Planets
NASA Halts Capsule Recovery Test
Space agency NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life. The mission would launch in the mid-2020s.
Penn State scientists and researchers have detected water in the atmosphere of a large planet outside the Earth's solar system. The planet is as big as Jupiter and orbits the star Tau Bootis.
Space agency NASA could have prevented last summer's near-drowning of spacewalking astronaut Luca Parmitano at the International Space Station, an investigation panel concluded.
Our galaxy is looking far more crowded and hospitable. NASA has confirmed a bonanza of 715 newly discovered planets outside our solar system, found with the planet-hunting Kepler telescope.
A training exercise designed to showcase the government's ability to recover a space capsule at sea was scrubbed after NASA ran into trouble off the Southern California coast, the space agency said.