As NASA envisions a permanent settlement on Mars, the “Ice House” wins a design award for 3-D printed Martian shelters.
- The money will go to the Boulder university's Fiske Planetarium, where staff and students will produce two- to four-minute videos.Read more
There may be water flowing on Mars, NASA says. But according to scientist Jennifer Hanley, it's not worth taking a drink.
- Ellen Stofan's colleagues on a panel agreed with that assessment. But Stofan was quick to point out: "We are not talking about little green men. We are talking about little microbes."Read More
The image is the result of light bending through a camera lens in the Hubble Telescope, NASA says. Party poopers.
The spacecraft, piloted and built in Colorado, is out to discover more about the Martian atmosphere.
Swanson took the first Instagram photo in space, a selfie, and says he's slowly getting used to life back on Earth.
The Delta II rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying the Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO-2, satellite on a on a mission to study the Earth's atmosphere. Liftoff was at 2:56 a.m. PT on July 2, 2014.