- 6 scientists chosen to live in Hawaii dome for 1 year Updated: Aug-04-15 2:41 pm
HONOLULU - Six scientists have been selected to spend an entire year isolated in a solar-powered dome habitat on Hawaii's Big Island to simulate a trip to Mars.
- School of Mines gets $750,000 grant from NASA program Updated: Aug-01-15 9:19 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA to develop materials to be used in future exploration of other planets.
- Auburn University signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Updated: Jul-31-15 4:19 am
AUBURN, Alabama - Auburn University has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to explore and advance the applications of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing.
- Philae probe finds evidence that comets can be cosmic labs Updated: Jul-30-15 2:04 pm
BERLIN - Scientists say the Philae space probe has gathered data supporting the theory that comets can serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements for life are assembled.
- Arkansas technology firm picks up NASA grants for Venus work Updated: Jul-29-15 3:34 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas says NASA has awarded one of its affiliates $245,000 in grants to design two circuits that could be used on Venus.
- Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system Updated: Jul-23-15 7:52 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
- Scientists fly Kansas sky to study ferocious storms Updated: Jul-19-15 4:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The radar screens in the jetliner show massive storm systems around Wichita and Dodge City growing and beginning to merge.
- 'Beautiful eye candy': Frozen plains in Pluto's heart Updated: Jul-17-15 4:31 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity's first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.
- Renowned scientist who helped lead mission to Jupiter dies Updated: Jul-17-15 10:04 am
LOS ANGELES - Claudia Alexander, a brilliant, pioneering scientist who helped direct NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and the international Rosetta space-exploration project, has died at age 56.
- Boulder City space pen company has made a mark on history Updated: Jul-17-15 6:15 am
LAS VEGAS - What do NASA, Ronald Reagan, "Seinfeld" and the U.S. Ski and Snowboarding teams have in common?
- Mission to Pluto science depends on Idaho power Updated: Jul-15-15 1:41 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - It's been nine years and more than 3 billion miles in the making.
- Hometown of Pluto discovery revels in successful flyby Updated: Jul-14-15 11:05 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Colorful scientific symbols of the planets stretched down the arms of visitors at a northern Arizona observatory Tuesday. Not eight, but nine, in a showing of the popularity of Pluto in the city where it was discovered.
- Planetarium offers program on moon landing anniversary Updated: Jul-13-15 4:17 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville are marking the moon landing anniversary with a free event on July 20.
- NASA's new commercial crew astronauts: Each wants to fly 1st Updated: Jul-10-15 6:50 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - For now, just call them the Commercial Crew Cadre.
- International Space Station R&D conference to meet in Boston Updated: Jul-05-15 9:31 am
BOSTON - The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.