NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) launched this morning over the central Pacific, beginning its mission to study black holes and other exotic objects.
The rocket carrying NASA's NuSTAR mission has launched from its carrier plane.
For the first time in decades, NASA is reinventing the type of parachutes being used to land on Mars.
Astronomers are getting to know the neighbors better. Our sun resides within a spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy about two-thirds of the way out from the center.
NASA will host a media telecon on June 11 to provide a status update on the Aug. 5 landing of the most advanced rover ever to be sent to Mars.
The faint, lumpy glow given off by the very first objects in the universe may have been detected with the best precision yet, using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
NASA's NuSTAR mission is now at Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, awaiting its June 13 airborne launch.
The Cassini plasma spectrometer instrument (CAPS) aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft was turned off between Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, when a circuit breaker tripped off after the instrument experienced some unexpected voltage shifts.
NASA will host a news teleconference at noon PDT (3 p.m. EDT) June 11 to discuss the upcoming launch of its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) observatory, scheduled for no earlier than 8:30 a.m. PDT (11:30 a.m. EDT) June 13.
A new video from NASA's Dawn mission reveals the dappled, variegated surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
On June 5 or 6, 2012, depending on your location, catch your final opportunity this century to witness Venus slowly drift across the sun's golden disk.
NASA to host a NASA Social for 25 social media fans Aug. 3-5 at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., in anticipation of the Curiosity Mars rover's landing.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is strapped to the bottom of the plane that will carry it to launch on June 13.
NASA is preparing to fly two unmanned aircraft high over hurricanes this summer and fall to study how they form and intensify.
A Venus transit across the face of the sun is a relatively rare event -- occurring in pairs with more than a century separating each pair.
Recent findings from NASA's Cassini mission reveal that Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus provides a special laboratory for watching unusual behavior of plasma, or hot ionized gas.
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is being prepared for the final journey to its launch pad on Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean.
NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft downlinked its last lunar gravity data set for its prime mission today.
A scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has accurately determined the mass of a nearby asteroid from millions of miles away.
NASA will hold a news conference on Wednesday, May 30 at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) to discuss the upcoming launch of the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR).