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An asteroid the size of the Statue of Liberty is set to narrowly miss Earth on Tuesday evening. Luckily, it won't actually smack into our planet or cause any damage. The asteroid, dubbed 2010 WC9, will come closer to our planet than any asteroid of its size has in hundreds of years.
Jupiter will be closer to Earth tonight than it has been in years — and you can see it with bare eyes
Space-watchers, get excited: On May 8, Jupiter will be closer to Earth than it has been for years, and it'll make for some prime viewing. The planet will be in opposition to the sun, which means it'll be on the exact opposite side of Earth to the sun.
NASA has launched a new probe to Mars — here are all the dramatic pictures of the rocket blasting into space
The InSight probe took off from Vanderberg Air Force Base in California at 4:05 a.m. on Saturday on the first step of its mission to explore below the surface of Mars. It is expected to arrive in around six months.
NASA’s $850-million mission to Mars is about to launch — here are 13 incredible facts you probably didn’t know about the red planet
NASA is about to launch InSight: a new, $850-million robotic lander that will probe for "Mars quakes" and other mysteries of the red planet. Ahead of the mission's launch in May and landing in November, here are some of the most surprising facts about Mars and our exploration of that world.
NASA is about to launch a new solar-powered lander to Mars — here’s what the InSight will do on the red planet
NASA's Mars InSight Lander is set to blast off on May 5, 2018. It'll check out what's been happening for the past 4.5 billion years on the red planet, investigate Mars quakes, and check the planet's temperature.
I asked 8 highly successful people for the most important lessons they’ve learned in their careers so far
Guests on our podcast "Success! How I Did It" run everything from Vimeo to Planned Parenthood to NASA, and consider these lessons hugely important.
NASA’s $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back majestic new photos of the giant planet and its Great Red Spot
NASA's Juno spacecraft flew by Jupiter for the 12th time on April 1. The robot took unbelievable new images of the solar system's largest planet and storm.
Lockheed will design and build an experimental aircraft for NASA designed to fly at supersonic speeds without producing a disruptive sonic boom.
NASA commissioned a team of scientists to develop bio-inspired robot 'bees' to explore Mars.
To survive on Mars, we need a ‘technology that replaces what the Earth does.’ This tube might be NASA’s best hope.
NASA wants to visit Mars, and Elon Musk and SpaceX want to colonize it, but traditional life support systems will quickly run out of food, water, air, and other supplies. Plants and bacteria can recycle astronaut waste while growing them food to eat, an approach called bioregenerative life support.