Twin NASA probes orbiting Earth's moon have generated the highest resolution gravity field map of any celestial body.
NASA has announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020.
The latest work assignment for NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity is a further examination of an area where the robot just completed a walkabout.
Scientists from NASA and other institutions have found bacteria beneath the icy surface of a remote Antarctic lake, expanding our knowledge of life in extreme environments.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space.
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has used its full array of instruments to analyze Martian soil for the first time, and found a complex chemistry within the Martian soil.
NASA's MESSENGER mission finds compelling support for the hypothesis of abundant water ice and other frozen volatile materials in Mercury's permanently shadowed polar craters.
The next news conference about the NASA Mars rover Curiosity will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in San Francisco at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
NASA's Cassini spots roiling storm clouds and a swirling vortex at Saturn's north pole.
Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft tie a shift in seasonal sunlight to a wholesale reversal, at unexpected altitudes, in the circulation of the atmosphere of Titan.
Forecasters could be able to predict how intense tropical cyclones like Hurricane Sandy will be by analyzing relative-humidity levels within their large-scale environments.
Astronomers have discovered vast comet belts surrounding two nearby planetary systems known to host only Earth-to-Neptune-mass worlds.
A regional dust storm on Mars, tracked from orbit since Nov. 10, appears to be abating rather than going global.
Images of asteroid 2007 PA8 have been generated with data collected by NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar.
NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Mission launched a year ago today, putting the rover Curiosity on its way to Gale Crater, where it has been working for 16 weeks.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft spots another 'Pac-Man'-shaped feature, this time on Saturn's moon Tethys.
A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars.
The Planck space telescope has made the first conclusive detection of a bridge of hot gas connecting a pair of galaxy clusters across 10 million light-years of intergalactic space.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity completed a touch-and-go inspection of one rock on Sunday, Nov. 18, then pivoted and, on the same day, drove toward a Thanksgiving overlook location.
In 2010-11, global sea level fell nearly a quarter inch. But, when it comes to long-term sea level, what comes down must eventually come back up.