The joint space mission is set to closely investigate the diminutive, sun-scorched planet, establishing an orbit around it sometime in 2025.
On the 50th anniversary of its launch, Apollo 7 isn't well remembered — but it continues to hold lessons for NASA today.
The iconic planet's "ring rain" is more like a ring downpour, and it's coming down much harder than anyone thought.
These are the dangers that astronauts face, and here's what NASA is doing about them.
TRAPPIST-1 made international headlines last year when astronomers confirmed that seven rocky, Earth-like planets were orbiting it.
Intense solar activity can threaten telecommunications systems and electricity grids.
The 4-billion-year-old rocks of Canada’s Acasta River were formed in temperatures much hotter than Earth’s core.
While meteorites rarely make it to Earth, researchers are trying to identify the origins of those that did.
Of the thousands of known exoplanets, Kepler-452b has the most ideal combination of UV light exposure and conditions for liquid water.
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO said, despite recent research findings, that enough carbon dioxide could be harvested on Mars to make it habitable for humans.