NASA probe indicates asteroid once had flowing water
NASA probe indicates asteroid once had flowing water

One of the largest asteroids in our solar system - Vesta - may once have had flowing water which formed gullies and other erosion features on its surface, according to data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft.

Asteroid  2004 BL86 set to narrowly miss us, to be visible from Earth
Asteroid 2004 BL86 set to narrowly miss us, to be visible from Earth

A mountain sized asteroid (about the size of five football fields) will fly by Earth on Monday, but there is no need to worry, assures NASA.

NASA craft set to beam home close-ups of Pluto

Nine years after leaving Earth, the New Horizons spacecraft is at last drawing close to Pluto and on Sunday was expected to start shooting photographs of the dwarf planet.

New space telescope concept may provide 1k times sharper images than Hubble

New space telescope concept may provide 1,000 times sharper images than Hubble Space Telescope, it has been reported.

NASA set for first Earth-observing mission launch
NASA set for first Earth-observing mission launch

NASA is set for Jan 29 launch of the first US Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture.

NASA releases 3D view of Greenland ice sheet
NASA releases 3D view of Greenland ice sheet

 Using ice-penetrating radar data, NASA scientists have built the first-ever comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland ice sheet.

Robotic arms install remote-sensing instrument on ISS

Robotic flight controllers have successfully installed NASA's Cloud Aerosol Transport System (CATS) aboard the International Space Station.

Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration
Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration

NASA has revealed that it is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers to improve surveillance and navigation abilities on the alien planet.

New 3-D map sheds light on how Greenland ice sheet evolved
New 3-D map sheds light on how Greenland ice sheet evolved

A team of scientists using ice-penetrating radar data collected by NASA's Operation IceBridge and earlier airborne campaigns have built the first comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland Ice Sheet, opening a window on past climate conditions and the ice sheet's potentially perilous future.

Small helicopter to scout for future Mars rovers
Small helicopter to scout for future Mars rovers

NASA engineers are working on a small helicopter that could "scout" a trail for future Mars rovers.

Don't miss 100 millionth photo of the Sun
Don't miss 100 millionth photo of the Sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has released a mind-boggling 100 millionth photo of the Sun for public viewing.

NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars
NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars

The US space agency has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a new software that will enable scientists to work on Mars virtually using a wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres
NASA's Dawn spacecraft gets close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has got a close-up view of its target dwarf planet Ceres, obtaining navigational images of more than half of Ceres using its framing camera.

2014 may not be hottest year on record: Report

In a twist to the claim that 2014 was the hottest year on record, NASA climate scientists now reportedly say that the likelihood that 2014 was the warmest year since 1880 is just "38 percent".

NASA teams up with Nissan to develop self-driving cars
NASA teams up with Nissan to develop self-driving cars

US Space agency NASA has joined hands with Japanese automaker Nissan to develop self-driving cars and aims to start testing the first such vehicle by the end of this year.

Star with three planets larger than Earth discovered
Star with three planets larger than Earth discovered

NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth.

2014 was Earth's warmest year since 1880: NASA
2014 was Earth's warmest year since 1880: NASA

According to two separate analyses conducted by scientists of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the year 2014 ranked as Earth's warmest year since 1880.

Last year was Earth's hottest on record, say US scientists

Last year was Earth`s hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.

Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars
Lost UK-led Beagle 2 lander found 'intact' on Mars

The UK-led Beagle 2 Mars lander, which was previously thought to have been lost on on Mars since 2003, has been found partially deployed on the surface of the Red Planet.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft probe begins flyby over Pluto
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft probe begins flyby over Pluto

US space agency NASA's New Horizons spacecraft officially began its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto on Thursday. The spacecraft will approach to the dwarf planet with the first close-up flyby scheduled for July 14.