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Astronomers measuring heat in Uranus's atmosphere stumbled upon its rings and measured their temperature for the first time: -320 degrees Fahrenheit.
Jupiter got hit by a planet with 10 times the mass of Earth billions of years ago, and its core is still reeling, a new study suggests
A head-on collision explains why Jupiter's core is so much more diffuse than scientists expected. Jupiter likely absorbed the smaller planet.
NASA’s future missions will shoot for an icy moon of Saturn, photograph the Big Bang, and more. Here’s what’s coming in the next 10 ...
NASA intends to return to the moon, continue on to Mars, and look for life near Saturn and Jupiter within 10 years. Its other plans go even further.
‘We want our country to do it first’: A NASA executive says a US-China Mars mission is not in the cards
Some experts say a race to Mars would "be a waste of taxpayers' money" and that NASA and China should work together. But US law doesn't make it easy.
Items that once belonged to Neil Armstrong have drawn more than $12 million in bids, but are sparking controversy among people who knew him
A gold coin that Armstrong took with him to the moon sold for $2 million. But former friends of the astronaut think the sales are unseemly.
Products like running sneakers, scratch-resistant glasses, and hairstyling irons all owe their success to the work of NASA scientists and researchers.
Brands from Nike to Timex to LEGO have limited-edition anniversary products that embody our universal, long-standing fascination with space exploration.
NASA’s next Mars rover will launch in 2020, and it’s being built before our eyes — here’s what the robot’s birth has loo...
Mars 2020, the next robot that NASA plans to send to the red planet, is nearing its launch date. Check out the rover's progress so far.
A Japanese spacecraft has landed on an asteroid after blasting it with a bullet. The mission will bring back rock samples to Earth.
Asteroid Ryugu could hold clues to the history of our solar system, so Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe is designed to bring samples of it back to Earth.
NASA announced a billion dollar mission to explore Titan. The Dragonfly drone will aid the search for life on Saturn's largest moon.