Sunday evening saw NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft, known as MAVEN, successfully enter into orbit around the Red Planet.
Ten years after it departed Earth, ESA's Rosetta mission, which aims to land a probe on a moving comet, may soon reach its crescendo as the space agency revealed the proposed landing site for the project.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention, including an article about an experiment that will attempt to determine whether our perception of a three-dimensional universe is just an illusion.
Scientists believe they may have discovered the first ever evidence for water clouds beyond our own solar system.
NASA announced this week that its ambitious deep space mega-rocket will have its first test launch in November of 2018.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his interest, including an article about a British scientist who claims the deadly Ebola virus came from space
Seven tiny grains captured by NASA's probe Stardust may be the first interstellar dust every brought back to Earth.
If your skies are clear, check out the annual Perseid meteor shower which reaches its peak activity on Tuesday night.
Dormant for over 25 years, NASA's International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft, known simply as ISEE-3, will soon begin a new series of scientific missions under the guidance of civilian engineers who purchased control of the craft from the space agency...
According to a new proposal based on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter data, lunar pits (like the one seen here) may be the ideal location for future human colonies on the moon.
At the German Aerospace Center in Bremen, engineers are developing greenhouses to provide food for a potential Mars colony or lunar habitat.
With an eye on the future of American spaceflight, US Defense agency DARPA has awarded contracts to three aerospace companies for the design of their Experimental Spaceplane Project (seen here in an artist's conceptual drawing).
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has announced a process to name the growing number of exoplanets or worlds beyond our solar system, with a public vote planned in 2015.
On Saturday, NASA's tested its own "flying saucer," the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD).
In a time travel experiment on the quantum level, researchers have simulated the interaction between two photons (particles of light) moving through time.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention.
A stunning view of the "Whirlpool Galaxy" (Messier 51) has been captured by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how Canadian scientists have reportedly proven that Ouija boards have mysterious properties.
NASA's Cassini orbiter captured the moment Saturn's moon Prometheus impacted the planet's outermost ring.
While still years away from possibly ever being completed or executed, NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts department recently granted $100,000 in funding to a dozen exotic new projects.
Equipped with an array of visual, audio, and touch sensors, a robot recently exhibited in Japan is being touted as a breakthrough development in the quest to create an automaton which can understand human emotions.
If a new fertility technique is approved, babies could be created from three parents.
The US Air Force has given notice to Congress that it plans to shutdown the HAARP facility in Alaska after a final experiment in June.
George Knapp shares some news items that have recently caught his attention, including an article on Facebook detecting what users are listening to or watching, John Steinbeck's plea for deep-sea exploration, and new research on an anti-love drug.
George Knapp shares a number of items of recent interest, including his I-Team reports on Bob Lazar, 25 years later.
Our world appears as a tiny blue marble as it rises above the moon in a new NASA photo captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The Curiosity Rover recently collected samples from a Martian sandstone, boring deep within the rock.