John Glenn, The 1st Human To Orbit Earth, Has Died At 95John Herschel Glenn Jr. had two major career paths that often intersected: flying and politics, and he soared in both of them
Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To EarthScientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
Spotlight Shining On PlutoWell, not quite, but the tiny, icy world is getting front-page, prime-time attention for its first visit by a spacecraft — NASA's New Horizons.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Scientists Seek Help To Track Rain On Olympic PeninsulaThe University of Washington says its scientists are seeking citizens' help as it gears up for a major effort to measure rain and snowfall on the Olympic Peninsula next winter.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
The People Who Took Us To The MoonThis year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy's dream.
NASA Picks Boeing And SpaceX To Ferry AstronautsOn Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the International Space Station in the next few years
NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Finally At Mount SharpThe space agency announced Thursday that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago. Officials say drilling could begin as early as next week at an outcrop of rocks called Pahrump Hills.
Boeing Slated To Help Build 'Most Powerful Rocket' Ever Made For NASABoeing has finalized a contract with NASA to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built and destined to propel America’s return to human exploration of deep space.
New Exhibit Showcases Life In SpaceA new exhibit at the Pacific Science Center called Destination Station show what life is like aboard the International Space Station.