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An artist's rendering of an extrasolar planet.

NASA has Googled the stars — and found new rocky planets in a ‘major discovery’

NASA astronomers teamed up with Google to use machine learning to sift through Kepler telescope data and found the first eight-planet solar system besides ours.
Oscar Isaac in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

NASA says astronauts will be screening ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in space

NASA confirmed that astronauts on the International Space Station will be able to screen "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in the near future.
Trump reinstates the National Space Council on June 30, 2017 with astronaut Buzz Aldrin (R).

Trump wants to send humans back to the moon — here’s what his administration has done to spur space exploration so far

Trump has directed NASA to get a man back to the moon and eventually to Mars. Here's what he's done to spur space exploration since becoming president.
Apollo 11 Mission image. Lunar surface with Astronaut boot in view taken on July 20, 1969.

Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon, but his proposed budget cuts NASA funding close to an all-time low

President Trump is asking NASA to put a 'footprint' in outer space in a way the agency hasn't in 45 years.

This is what a pizza party looks like in space

The Expedition 53 Crew enjoyed their pizza on the International Space Station. The crew certainly had fun with the lack of gravity.

NASA’s famous Voyager probes nearly failed during launch — here’s what went terribly wrong

One NASA Voyager probe refused to communicate with Earth while the other launched aboard a leaky rocket.

NASA has reinvented the wheel using a material that ‘remembers’ its shape

NASA's redesigned rover tires are made from a nickel-titanium alloy — a material that can be deformed and return back to shape.
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientists and engineers cheer in Bangalore after India's Mars orbiter successfully entered the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014.

India is preparing to land on the moon for the first time in the country’s history

It’d be the Indian Space Research Organization's second ‘Chandrayaan’ mission - but this time they’re not just ramming into the moon and calling it a day.

The only supermoon we’ll see in 2017 is coming this weekend — here’s how to see it

The year's only visible supermoon comes on Sunday, when the moon, orbits elliptically around the Earth, will come as close to us as it gets.
During space missions, Hill said a "normal life" was impossible.

A former NASA flight director explains why he couldn’t do anything but lie alone in a darkened room during parts of space missions

Former NASA flight director Paul Hill discusses the grueling nature of mission control shifts.