The Education and Public Outreach (EPO) team has launched a public contest to name the five impact craters on Mercury in conjunction with the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), a spacecraft that aims to facilitate the safe landing of future Mars missions, has earned a place in the the Popular Science magazine's "Best Of What's New" list.
With an aim to study the Red Planet's upper atmosphere as never done before, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered the Martian orbit late Sunday.
A NASA spacecraft that aims to study the upper atmosphere of Mars and reveal how its climate changed over time is poised to begin orbiting the Red Planet today.
US space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend.
NASA`s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft on Monday crossed the orbit of Neptune, which is its last major crossing before it reaches its final destination Pluto.
A team of scientists is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft named International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft, ISEE-3, to enter new science frontiers.
NASA is preparing to launch its latest orbiter to Mars today on the hunt for clues about why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.
NASA hopes to unravel more of the Moon`s mysteries today by launching an unmanned mission to study its atmosphere, the US space agency`s third such probe in five years.
A long-running NASA spacecraft that`s been exploring the fringes of the solar system has entered new territory.
A NASA spacecraft cruising toward Jupiter glanced back and snapped a rare picture of Earth and the Moon.
A NASA spacecraft has watched a solar storm engulf our planet for the first time.
The first close-up pics of asteroid Vesta reveal a northern hemisphere littered with craters including a trio nicknamed "Snowman" and a smoother southern half.
A NASA spacecraft will reach out and touch an asteroid and send pieces back to Earth.
A NASA spacecraft`s flyby with a comet showed erosion on the Tempel 1`s surface.
NASA’s Stardust spacecraft would be redirected to pass within 200 Kms of comet Tempel 1 on the V-Day.
NASA`s spacecraft would be redirected to pass within 200 kms of comet Tempel 1 on Valentine`s Day.
NASA`s spacecraft Stardust-NexT is preparing for a date on Valentine`s Day with comet Tempel 1.
NASA spacecraft has passed within 700km of a comet taking its pictures in unprecedented detail.
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