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NASA’s next $1 billion space mission will be an alien-hunting nuclear helicopter that flies around Saturn’s icy moon Titan
Dragonfly will use plutonium-238 — a radioactive substance made during the Cold War — to power flights around a gassy, icy, and maybe habitable world.
‘This is a hard day:’ NASA’s Opportunity rover is dead, ending the longest-running Mars mission in history
The Opportunity rover hasn't returned NASA's calls. Its lasting silence means the agency's Mars Exploration Rovers program has come to an overdue end.
NASA's New Horizons probe flew past the space rock 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule, on January 1 — but new photos are still downloading from deep space.
The moon has taken a beating since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. A new study shows the past 290 million years have been especially brutal.
NASA is about to reveal the most distant object ever visited by humanity. Here’s how to see New Horizons’ close-up pictures for the first ...
NASA TV will host live YouTube video showing the New Horizons probe's first photos of a distant Kuiper Belt Object called 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule.
NASA just pulled off humanity’s farthest-ever visit to a space object — the New Horizons probe successfully flew by Ultima Thule
Ultima Thule, which is 4 billion miles from Earth — and 1 billion miles beyond Pluto — is now the most distant object humanity has ever visited.
NASA is about to explore Ultima Thule — the farthest object humanity has ever tried to visit. Here’s what to expect from the ‘mind-b...
NASA's New Horizons probe, which explored Pluto, will fly past Ultima Thule on January 1 and take hundreds of photographs of the mysterious object.
NASA can hear the ‘haunting’ sound of dust devils tearing across Mars with its new $830 million lander
Instruments on NASA's InSight lander recently heard the sounds of blowing winds and felt tornado-like dust devils tearing across the Martian surface.
NASA’s new Mars mission just landed — and it could reveal why Earth is habitable but the red planet is not
While online shoppers celebrated Cyber Monday deals, a group of NASA scientists cheered the successful landing of the $830 million InSight Mars probe.
NASA’s InSight probe must survive ‘7 minutes of terror’ to land on Mars. If it does, here are some incredible discoveries the robot ...
NASA's InSight Mars mission will attempt unprecedented science on the red planet, including probing Mars' temperature and listening for Mars quakes.