Northwestern Scientists Prepare For End Of Historic Space StudyNorthwestern University was hosting a viewing party Tuesday to watch astronaut Scott Kelly return from a nearly year-long trip to space as part of an unprecedented study on the long-term effects of spaceflight on the human body.
Stunning 'Earth Rise' Image Released By NASAAbout 50 years after Earthlings first saw its planet from the surface of the moon, NASA has released a stunning image of the Home Planet rising above the lunar surface.
NASA Says They’ve Discovered Evidence Of Water On MarsNASA researchers make a game changing discovery on Mars. Everything we thought we knew about the red planet is turned upside down.
Classic 'Blue Marble' Image Of Earth Gets An UpdateThe image is iconic, timeless.
A Love Note From Space: Pluto Like You Have Never Seen It BeforeCulminating a nearly 10 year, three billion mile journey, earthlings on Tuesday were treated to the most detailed images of Pluto since the dwarf planet was discovered 85 years ago.
Sen. Kirk Pushing To Maintain Funding For Grants Promoting Interest In Space, ScienceSenator Mark Kirk says President Barack Obama wanted to cut, by a third, the Space Grant Program that funds research, education and service projects designed to promote an interest in space and the sciences.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
NASA: Solar System's Biggest Moon May Have More Water Than All Of EarthThe largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
Space Enthusiasts Watch Historic Orion Launch At Adler PlanetariumWind and technical problems held up the first attempt to launch NASA's first deep space exploration vehicle on Thursday, but not Friday morning, as the unmanned Orion spacecraft rocketed into orbit 3,600 miles above the Earth.
The People Who Took Us To The MoonThis year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy's dream.
NASA Captures Image Of Midwest 'Whiteout'When one looks at a photo like this, it makes one feel really, really small.