Pluto’s ocean isn’t frozen, so researchers used spacecraft data and computer simulations to model what might keep the ocean from freezing.
NASA’s stationary InSight lander is providing Earth with cool details such as a daily Martian weather report and, now, sunrise and sunset on Mars.
Federal authorities say an employee for a NASA contractor falsified pollution test results at a NASA facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Watch a video from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility as a Cygnus cargo spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station.
Ever since kindergarten, Clarksburg High School senior Sienna Williams has been determined to become an astronaut — and she is finding out years of hard work were worth it.
NASA clarified that it has more than one medium-size spacesuit torso aboard but said to stay on schedule with the space station upgrades, “it’s safer and faster to change spacewalker assignments than reconfigure spacesuits.”
Natalie Portman plays a female NASA astronaut who shares her name with the heroine of the psychedelic Beatles classic. Following a trip into space, she slowly starts to lose her mind.
The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The reason may be the same for viral reactivation on Earth: stress.
It has been almost eight years since the last flight of the space shuttle program took place but new projects by NASA, SpaceX, Boeing and SpaceIL could signal the dawn of a new Space Age.
NASA has announced the first-ever all-female spacewalk will take place on March 29, right at the end of Women’s History Month.
No one was aboard the Dragon capsule launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy. But the three ISS astronauts had front-row seats as the sleek, American-made spacecraft docked with the station.
The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the “Alien” movies. SpaceX needs to nail the debut of its crew Dragon capsule before putting people on board later this year.
Katherine Johnson, the “human computer” whose work was depicted in the 2016 film Hidden Figures, was recognized on Friday as the agency renamed a building after the pioneer.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he’s running to finish John McCain’s last term in the U.S. Senate.
Aisha Bowe has enjoyed a meteoric rise from mediocre student to her dream job at NASA to CEO of a successful business. The D.C. resident’s long, winding road there is the stuff of black history.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.