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NASA heading back to Mars

NASA's big move to search for life on Mars – and to bring rocks home Briony Horgan, Purdue University and Melissa Rice, Western Washington University This...
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Studying the affects of microgravity on human cell growth.

Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space? Alysson R. Muotri, University of California San Diego Gravity can be a real downer when you are...
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Touching asteroid Ryugu

Touching the asteroid Ryugu revealed secrets of its surface and changing orbit Paul K. Byrne, North Carolina State University On Feb. 21, 2019, we shot an...

SpaceX reaches for milestone in spaceflight

A new era begins as a private company launches astronauts into orbit On May 27, two American astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley,...

Building a mirror for one of the world’s biggest telescopes

Buddy Martin, University of Arizona and Dae Wook Kim, University of Arizona When astronomers point their telescopes up at the sky to see distant supernovae...

Why we need to get back to Venus

Why we need to get back to Venus Paul K. Byrne, North Carolina State University Just next door, cosmologically speaking, is a planet almost exactly like...

NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Completes Its First Drive

Republished from article on JPL.NASA.gov NASA's next Mars rover has passed its first driving test. A preliminary assessment of its activities on Dec. 17, 2019,...
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Global Storms on Mars Launch Dust Towers Into the Sky

Republished from an article on JPL.NASA.gov - 11/26/2019 Dust storms are common on Mars. But every decade or so, something unpredictable happens: A series of...
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SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo

Article Originally Published at NASA.gov 12/05/19 A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 12:29 p.m....

NASA’s TESS spacecraft is finding hundreds of exoplanets

Daniel Apai, University of Arizona and Benjamin Rackham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology NASA's TESS spacecraft is finding hundreds of exoplanets – and is poised to...

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