It's the beginning of the end for NASA's Cassini spacecraft
Before it crashes into Saturn in September 2017, Cassini will show us the planet's rings like never before.
Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was
An inertial measurement unit failed for one second, but that was enough to ruin the mission.
Juno probe makes the closest-ever encounter with Jupiter
You can expect Juno's photos of the close-up within days.
NASA regains contact with spacecraft after a 2-year silence
It's finally talking to its STEREO-B probe after an ill-fated test in 2014.
Rosetta will crash into its comet and die on September 30th
It's all part of the plan.
Venus probe's first detailed results reveal strange clouds
Akatsuki nearly didn't make it, but it's already shedding light on our nearest planetary neighbor.
'Starshot' plan gets probes to Alpha Centauri in your lifetime
Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner are backing a $100 million effort to explore our closest neighboring star.
NASA probe should lead to quieter supersonic aircraft
Sonic booms won't create such a ruckus thanks to data from this in-air instrument.
NASA's asteroid explorer faces tests that simulate space
OSIRIS-REx has to pass a regimen that includes extreme cold and vacuum.