Space Images, the mobile image application from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory that puts visuals direct from space missions at users' fingertips, has reached 1 million downloads.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is using its visual and infrared mapping spectrometer for more than looking at hydrocarbons on Saturn's moon Titan and dirt in Saturn's rings.
Citizen scientists are invited to help astronomers by tagging clouds and holes in cosmic images from the Spitzer and Herschel space telescopes.
Just in time for the holidays, NASA's Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn for more than eight years, has delivered another glorious view of the planet Saturn and its rings.
A runaway star can be seen charging through the dust in an infrared portrait from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
NASA has named the site where twin agency spacecraft impacted the moon Monday in honor of the late astronaut Sally K. Ride, who was America's first woman in space.
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., have received confirmation that the twin GRAIL spacecraft have, as planned, completed their impact into the moon.
The lunar twins of NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission have each completed a rocket burn that has sealed their fate.
NASA will provide live commentary of the scheduled lunar surface impacts of its twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft beginning at 2 p.m. PST (5 p.m. EST) Monday, Dec. 17.
Scientists have generated a series of radar data images of a three-mile-long (4.8-kilometer) asteroid that made its closest approach to Earth on Dec. 12, 2012.
Twin NASA spacecraft that spent this year studying the moon's internal structure and composition are being prepared for a controlled descent and impact on the moon on Dec. 17.
Fifty years ago, NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft sailed close to the planet Venus, marking the first time any spacecraft had ever successfully made a close-up study of another planet.
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission have spotted what appears to be a miniature, extraterrestrial likeness of the Nile River.
A self-portrait of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity stitches together dozens of images by the camera at the end of the rover's arm.
The NASA Mars rover Curiosity drove 63 feet (19 meters) northeastward Monday, Dec. 10, approaching an area called "Yellowknife Bay," where researchers will choose a rock to drill.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 10:30 a.m. PST (1:30 p.m. EST) Thurs., Dec. 13, to provide an overview of events leading up to twin spacecraft to impact the moon's surface.
Monroe Magnet Middle School, Inglewood, Calif., claimed victory at the annual Invention Challenge, held today at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
Something is forming intriguing gullies on the giant asteroid Vesta. Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission are trying to figure out what could be creating these features.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is helping to find the rarest and largest of galaxy groupings in the universe.
Pictures from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show scars on the surface of the Red Planet where discarded pieces of the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft hit the ground.