NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Could Help Solve One of the Mysteries of Our Sun

The temperature around the sun is millions of times hotter than the sun’s surface itself.

The ISS starts experimenting with a photo-bioreactor

A hybrid bio-technology could pave the way for future space missions.

NASA wants you to take photos of trees — to see how much carbon they can store

Help NASA by looking at trees.

Popular Products We Owe to NASA

The tech that brought humans to the moon also made its way into our homes.

NASA requests $1 billion in funding for Artemis mission to take man back to the moon by 2024

The original timeline was pushed forward four years by the Trump Administration — and now NASA needs the bucks to make it happen.

NASA and partners will be holding an asteroid impact exercise at conference next week

Duck and cover!

NASA detects first evidence of a Marsquake

The Mars InSight lander has sensed a quake within the planet.

This new approach to spotting incoming asteroids should keep our planet safe

“With the [new method] we can spot objects regardless of their surface color, and use it to measure their sizes and other surface properties,” said the researchers.

Rodents race around cage in NASA microgravity experiment

That looks like a lot of fun!

NASA’s new futuristic airplane wing could revolutionize flight

This is a whole new way of designing plane wings.

NASA cancels all-female spacewalk — cites lack of spacesuit in the right size

Don’t be quick to blame NASA for this though!

NASA bids farewell to 15-year-old rover on Mars

Adio, Opportunity! You’ll be forever in our hearts <3.

NASA wants to deflect a tiny asteroid’s orbit: humanity’s first planetary defense test

The audacious plan will confirm whether or not we’re capable of deflecting asteroids — at least the tiny ones, for now.

Ingenious new technique shows Mars’ Mount Sharp to be very porous

Yay for creative science!

New Horizons beams back clear image of farthest object ever visited in the solar system

Brian May from Queen also wrote a song about it.

NASA spacecraft beams back first image from inside the Sun’s atmosphere

We have a spacecraft inside the sun’s atmosphere — take that in for a moment.

American and Russian astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz launch

The incident adds more strain to already tense relations between the US and Russian space programs.

Search for alien life needs to be integral to NASA missions in the future, new report says

A Congress-mandated committee recommends that finding alien life becomes a priority for most NASA missions.

How NASA tech made its way into everyday life

The technology initially developed for space is remarkably common in everyday life applications on Earth.

California to launch its “own damn satellite” to monitor air pollution, climate change

Go Cali, go!