Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets
It has as much kick as 17 Teslas discharging their batteries in a second.
Boeing's deep space habitat could be home for Mars astronauts
It will stay in cislunar space and could serve as home base for manned Martian missions.
Deep space travel might play havoc with your heart
A study finds that Apollo astronauts have been more likely than most to die of heart disease.
ICYMI: Raining tiny satellites and the laundry-folding machine
Saving all of you who'd rather wear wrinkly clothes than ever fold something properly.
NASA picks solar power candidates for deep space missions
Four outfits, including ATK and Boeing, are making deals.
NASA's growing flowers on the ISS for the first time
Following upon its initial successes with lettuce back in August, NASA astronauts aboard the Inter...
NASA needs lightweight spacecraft materials to explore the universe
While NASA has been able to go where it wants using existing materials for spacecraft, lightweight...
Hubble's latest deep field imagery is the most colorful picture of the universe we've ever taken
Want to feel amazed, isolated and inspired all at the same time? Look to the stars. From here on E...
NASA investigates how to keep crew healthy during deep space missions
Now that we're this close to sending humans to Mars, NASA thought it best to start preparing for o...