Neptune’s Moon Triton Is Destination of Proposed NASA Mission

Scientists at a conference in Houston presented the concept for a flyby mission to study a…

NASA Mission Reveals Asteroid Has Big Surprises

A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth…

How Ultima Thule Is Like a Sticky, Pull-Apart Pastry

Scientists from the New Horizons mission presented their latest findings about the small distant object visited…

Space Is Very Big. Some of Its New Explorers Will Be Tiny.

The success of NASA’s MarCO mission means that so-called cubesats likely will travel to distant reaches…

NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission

NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 19, to announce new…

March 11 Events Highlight NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans at Goddard

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland invites media on Monday, March 11, to get…

New Ultima Thule Photos Were Made in a Flash

The images were recorded while the New Horizons spacecraft was moving at more than 32,000 miles…

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Lands on Ryugu Asteroid

The probe ascended from the space rock after firing a bullet to help with the gathering…

Neptune Has a Newly Discovered Moon. What Else Is It Hiding?

There is much more to learn about the solar system’s eighth planet, which hasn’t been visited…

The Far Side of the Moon: What China and the World Hope to Find

The side of the moon we never see from Earth contains secrets about our solar system’s…