The OSIRIS-Rex mission is preparing to retrieve material from the asteroid Bennu using a special robotic arm.
The discovery provides greater evidence for rocky worlds in our galaxy.
The spacecraft is set to bring seismic science back to the Red Planet when it arrives this month.
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.