When it comes to artificial intelligence, NASA and other space agencies are nowhere near building a "Terminator" in space.
NASA intends to begin buying rides on small commercial lunar landers by the end of the year and start looking for miniature instruments for those flights.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
Dmitry Rogozin, until recently the Russian government's point-man on all matters concerning the defense and space industries, was offered to head up the Roscosmos space corporation on Thursday during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional hearing May 17 concludes commercial space stations are unlikely to be financially viable in the mid-2020s.
DoD has deep expertise in "space situational awareness," or SSA, whereas Commerce faces a steep learning curve.
Astrobiologists should consider searching for viruses in their quest to find evidence for life beyond Earth, some scientists stress.
Why are scientists trying to make precise clocks even more precise?
Alan Bean walked on the moon during Apollo 12. He turned to painting to chronicle his experiences.
NASA's Apollo 12 mission sent three astronauts to the moon in November 1969 to make the second crewed lunar landing in history. See how that mission went in photos in our photo gallery here!
Apollo 12 moonwalker and astronaut-artist Alan Bean, Jr. died on May 26, 2018. The former NASA astronaut was the fourth man to walk on the moon and also visited Skylab. See his amazing space legacy in pictures in this remembrance.
Apollo astronaut Alan Bean, who shared his experiences as the fourth human to walk on the moon through paintings sprinkled with lunar dust, has died at the age of 86.
Stay sharp! You may be needed to help decode a message from intelligent aliens someday.
Portal origin URL: NASA Awards Options for Two Joint Polar Satellite System SpacecraftPortal origin nid: 425104Published: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 14:34Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has exercised options under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract for two additional Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) spacecraft to be built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).Portal image: NASA logoScience Categories: Earth
They won't have a parade this Memorial Day, be home for Christmas, no fireworks on the Fourth of July: See how astronauts celebrate holidays in space.