'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
SpaceX Launch Of First "block 5" Falcon 9 Rocket Scrubbed To FridaySpaceX tried to launch an upgraded version of its Falcon 9 rocket Thursday, the first of a new breed featuring more powerful engines and a host of other improvements designed to make the booster safer and easier to launch on multiple missions, but the countdown suddenly stopped with less than a minute to go and after a few more minutes of troubleshooting the flight was scrubbed for the day.
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists ConfirmIt likely won't get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus does actually stink like bad gas.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Startup Company Plans To Launch 'Luxury Space Hotel' In 2021Orion Span says tourist packages start at $9.5 million, which is just under $792,000 a night to leisurely orbit the Earth.
Astronaut Scott Kelly Now Has Different DNA Than His Identical Twin Brother After One Year In SpaceWhile Scott Kelly's height and 93 percent of his DNA returned to normal after returning to Earth, NASA confirmed that seven percent of his genes have remained changed and may stay that way.
Elon Musk On First Mars Explorers: 'Good Chance You'll Die'While the tech mogul says humans must branch out into space, Musk admits the planet's first travelers to Mars may not make it back alive.
E.T. Calling? Astronomers Pick Up Radio Signals From SpaceA series of unexplained radio signals has been discovered coming from a source in a galaxy three billion light years away.
NASA Is Hiring An Officer To Protect Earth From AliensNASA is looking to hire a Planetary Protection Officer who would protect Earth from possible alien contamination.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
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.