12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Oct 19, 2018

A 12-pound chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000

Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury

Oct 19, 2018

Final preparations are underway for the launch of a joint-European and Japanese mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun

NASA X-ray Space Telescope back online after brief shutdown

Oct 15, 2018

One of NASA's space telescopes is back in business after a brief shutdown

Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit

Oct 12, 2018

Another NASA space telescope has shut down and halted science operations

Japan delays spacecraft landing on very rocky asteroid

Oct 12, 2018

Japan's space agency is delaying a spacecraft touchdown on an asteroid because scientists need more time to find a safe landing site on the extremely rocky surface

For the 'First Man' team, their mission was to get it right

Oct 12, 2018

For the 'First Man' team, their mission was to get it right

NASA film by Rory Kennedy revisits her uncle's challenge

Oct 11, 2018

A Discovery channel film about by Rory Kennedy about NASA's 60th anniversary revisits her uncle's memorable challenge

For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon

Oct 10, 2018

A 12-pound lunar meteorite discovered in northwest Africa last year is up for auction by Boston-based RR Auction and could sell for $500,000

NASA head: Space station hole cause will be determined

Oct 9, 2018

The head of the U.S. space agency says that he's sure that investigators will determine the cause of a mysterious hole that appeared on the International Space Station, which his Russian counterpart has said was deliberately drilled

2 Americans win econ Nobel for work on climate and growth

Oct 8, 2018

2 Americans win Nobel economics prize for work on climate change and innovation

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