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  • Here's how to follow NASA's Pluto flyby

    As NASA'S New Horizons spacecraft closes in on its Pluto flyby early Tuesday morning, stargazers interested in the historic mission can use a number apps to track it and even print out a 3D model of the spacecraft.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin15 July 15 00:30
  • NASA readies test for first Mars airplane

    NASA scientists are working on a plane that would be deployed from a rover's landing system to fly across the Martian surface and take images of potential landing sites for future astronaut missions.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin02 July 15 06:28
  • Rosetta spacecraft calls out to comet probe

    The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has been trying to reach out to Philae, the lander sitting on a comet hurtling through space.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin24 March 15 08:05
  • NASA seeks cause of Mars rover's short circuit

    The Mars rover Curiosity is sitting stationary -- all work paused -- as NASA engineers try to figure out what caused a short circuit on its robotic arm.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin06 March 15 05:54