First Meteor Shower Of The Year Peaks Thursday NightThe new year began with the most distant flyby of a planetary object, and it continues with the Quadrantid meteor shower Thursday night, one of the best annual shows in the night sky, according to NASA.
Mars Lander Sets Quake Monitor On Planet's Red SurfaceNASA's new Mars lander has placed a quake monitor on the planet's dusty red surface.
NASA's Voyager 2 Becomes 2nd Craft In Interstellar SpaceNASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars.
Pittsburgh's Astrobotic Technology Among Companies Eligible To Bid On Moon Mission ContractsNASA announced Thursday that nine US companies, including a Pittsburgh company, are eligible to bid on $2.6 billion worth of contracts over the next 10 years to deliver services to the moon.
NASA's InSight Lander Touches Down On MarsAfter seven months of traveling through space, the NASA InSight lander landed on Mars, where it will begin its permanent residence on Monday.
NASA Brings 'Destination Station' Exhibit To Carnegie Science CenterNASA has landed in Pittsburgh this week with a special exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center.
Settle Down, A Skull-Shaped Asteroid Is Not Headed For Earth This HalloweenDespite what your social media feeds are telling you, an asteroid shaped like a skull is not going to zip by Earth this Halloween.
Booster Rocket Failure Prompts Emergency Landing, 2 Astronauts In Good ConditionNASA says that two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia are in good condition after an emergency landing following a booster rocket failure minutes after the launch.
Hubble Space Telescope Gyroscope Fails, All Observations On HoldThe Hubble Space Telescope has been sidelined by a serious pointing problem.
Pittsburgh Company To Play Major Role In NASA's Return To MoonPittsburgh will be leading America when the United States returns to the moon for the first time in 50 years.
NASA's Planet-Hunting Telescope Discovers Two Distant PlanetsAn orbital telescope designed to hunt for worlds beyond our solar system has discovered two distant planets at least 49 light-years away.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.