The Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission will provide the first three-dimensional views of this fundamental process that can accelerate particles to nearly the speed of light.
Scientists combined observations from two NASA missions to check out the moon’s lopsided shape and how it changes under Earth’s sway – a response not seen from orbit before.
In deep space, floating between the stars, lies an abundance of atoms -- carbon, oxygen, hydrogen -- that over millions of years will grow into new stars and new planets.
The United States was in a prime orbital position and time of day to view the eclipse on April 15, 2014.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee head Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced Friday that he has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry
How do you grow a supermassive black hole that is a million to a billion times the mass of our sun?
NASA has suspended contact with Russian government representatives, citing ongoing violations of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity
Long before Edgar Cortright joined the NACA or became Langley Center Director or even graduated elementary school, he planned a career in aviation.
Astronomers are announcing today that they have acquired the first direct evidence that gravitational waves rippled through our infant universe during an explosive period of growth called inflation.
Life took root more than four billion years ago on our nascent Earth, a wetter and harsher place than now, bathed in sizzling ultraviolet rays.
Republicans say e-mails released Tuesday on the attack in Benghazi, Libya, shows a White House official urged that the assault on the U.S. consulate be blamed on a protest that never happened.
The solar wind of particles streaming off the sun helps drive flows and swirls in space as complicated as any terrestrial weather pattern.
NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the moon
Space, long thought to be America’s final frontier, has transformed over the past several decades into a complex domain the Air Force must operate in safely.
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