College students at Villanova University found that hops, leafy greens, carrots and scallions all could grow in an approximation of Martian dirt.
Rumors are that an expensive, classified mission code-named “Zuma” failed to deploy in orbit and is now lost. Will we ever find out what actually happened?
The missions, known as Dragonfly and Caesar, were selected from a dozen proposals made in the agency’s New Frontiers competition.
The iconic storm plunges 200 miles beneath the clouds of the solar system’s largest planet, and possibly much deeper, according to data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
When the New Horizons spacecraft that passed Pluto in 2015 completes its flyby of 2014 MU69 at the solar system’s edge, it may find a moon.
The presidential directive called for partnership with other nations and commercial companies but did not offer details about schedule or cost.
An explosive volcanic eruption in 2014 resulted in a new addition to the Tonga Islands. Its shifting landscape could help scientists studying Mars.
Ambiguities in the 50-year-old Outer Space Treaty may be getting in the way of entrepreneurs seeking opportunities elsewhere in our solar system.
Space shuttle launches were Earth-rattling when seen in person. Now rocket launches can be covered through an iPhone, says Kenneth Chang, who covers space for The Times.
Astronomers have found a planet circling Ross 128, a quiet red star in our own galactic neighborhood.