NASA launched Curiosity on Saturday. The rover will search for evidence of life on the Red Planet using cameras, a robotic arm, a drill, and a laser to test rocks on Mars.
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NASA is a storied government agency in search of an identity and a mission once the Space Shuttle program ends. Before those things are found, NASA will be stuck in limbo.
NASA gave the go-ahead on a 2013 launch of a spacecraft that will travel to Mars to help determine what happened to its atomosphere.
NASA recently launched spacecraft into the moon's surface in the search for signs of water. New satellite thermal images give insight into what the scientists were aiming to do.
On Friday morning October 9 at 4:31:19 a.m. PDT, NASA plans to have two spacecraft crash into the lunar surface to dig up some moon dust and search for water.
On Friday morning, NASA plans to have two spacecraft crash into the lunar surface to dig up some moon dust and search for water.
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NASA held a press conference on April 12 to discuss its plans for using its new spacecraft, called Kepler, to search for planets that may have extraterrestrial life. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.
Google Earth flyovers for the surfaces of Mars and the moon are due soon
Researchers from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College have built a robot designed to do research in Antarctica. The 'Cool Robot,' as it is called, has been tested in Greenland last year. Now NASA wants to test it in Antarctica and maybe use it in the future to search for life on Mars.
Search giant strikes deal with U.S. agency to digitize historic video stores. First up: newsreels, NASA documentaries.
The 3-year NASA project to test a "search for life" robot is gearing up for one last trip to the Chilean desert. Photos: Robot's desert trek
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