NASA engineers are working on a new spacesuit that includes a long-term waste-disposal system — effectively, a built-in toilet.
An amateur astronomer has made contact with a long-lost NASA satellite, the agency announced Tuesday (Jan. 30).
The ribbons of multicolored gas that make up Jupiter's atmosphere are on display in two new images from NASA's Juno probe .
A family of four planets orbiting a distant star was discovered last April, with the help of citizen scientists around the world.
Repeating bursts of radio waves coming from a distant dwarf galaxy probably aren't signals from an extraterrestrial civilization, but that hasn't stopped a group of E.T. hunters from investigating this peculiar phenomenon.
Efforts to heal the hole in Earth's ozone layer over Antarctica appear to be paying off, according to a new, first-of-its-kind study that looked directly at ozone-destroying chemicals in the atmosphere.
The soon-to-launch James Webb Space Telescope will turn its powerful eye on two of the solar system's top candidates for hosting alien life: the icy moons Enceladus and Europa, the agency confirmed in a statement this month.
What's powering the powerful auroras at Jupiter's poles?
The fate of a meteor shower that seemed to disappear after the 1950s may have been uncovered by a group of Japanese scientists.
A novel mission concept from NASA would lower a small satellite toward the surface of the moon on a 112-mile-long (180 kilometers) tether.
One of the biggest astronomical events of the century is finally here: Today (Aug.