(NEW YORK) -- As Americans gear up for the total solar eclipse in April, eclipse watchers can feast their eyes on a similar astronomical event that partially shadowed Mars.NASA's Perseverance rover captured images of Mars' moon, Phobos, traversing the sun and casting a shadow... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last month's global temperatures led to the warmest January on record, continuing a pattern of eight consecutive hottest months on record, according to scientists.The average surface air temperature on Earth in January was 13.14 degrees Celsius, or 55.65 degrees Fahrenheit --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Could a recently discovered "super-Earth" have the potential temperature and conditions to sustain life?The new exoplanet is situated "fairly close to us" -- only 137 light-years away -- and orbits within a "habitable zone," according to NASA.Astronomers say the planet, dubbed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- NASA announced Tuesday it is delaying its first-crewed missions to the moon in decades, delaying a moon flyby until September 2025 and an attempted landing on the moon until September 2026."To safely carry out these missions, agency leaders are adjusting the schedules for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- NASA and its astronauts are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the International Space Station being in orbit.The federal space agency broadcast a live conversation between the Expedition 70 crew and NASA Associate Administrator Robert Cabana and Joel Montalbano, space station program... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- NASA revealed on Wednesday that "the building blocks of life on Earth" may have been found in an asteroid sample collected from space.The preliminary analysis of the contents of the OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security -- Regolith Explorer)... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After 371 days in space, NASA astronaut Frank Rubio is returning to Earth Wednesday.The 47-year-old broke the record for the longest time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut earlier this year after his original six-month mission at the International Space... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An asteroid NASA's been tracking for nearly 25 years could impact Earth in the future, a new report reveals.First discovered in 1999, Bennu, the near-Earth asteroid, could possibly drift into the planet's orbit and could hit the planet by September 2182,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A NASA astronaut has broken the record for the longest space mission in U.S. history.Frank Rubio, 47, who has been aboard the International Space Station since September 2022 -- more than 355 days -- broke on Monday the previous record held by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Five asteroids will fly past Earth beginning Wednesday, but aren't expected to threaten the planet, NASA said.Between Sept. 6 and Sept. 12, one asteroid the size of a house, three the size of a plane and one asteroid the size of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- NASA has released images showing where it believes Russia's failed Luna-25 spacecraft crashed into the surface of the moon two weeks ago.NASA said its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) operations team used estimates of the impact point published by Russia's space agency,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From New York City to London in just 90 minutes? NASA is exploring the potential of a supersonic jet that one day could do just that.Transatlantic jetliners currently travel at about 600 miles per hour, according to the federal space agency.... Read More.