Having a humanoid robot on your mission is one thing, but handing it a scalpel and lying down on the operating table is quite another.
To spend any amount of time in deep space, fragile humans need protection from the fury of the Sun. Here are some of NASA's ideas.
The new Space Launch System is so enormous that NASA's crawler-transporters are getting major upgrades to be able to handle it.
Every 16 days, Landsat 8 flies over the entirety of the land on Earth. And takes incredible pictures. Like this one.
A scientific base on the Moon is all well and good, but mining its rare minerals could fund later trips to Mars and beyond.
NASA puts out call for privately-owned companies to design and develop lunar landers for future missions to the Moon.
What's NASA been up to now that all the space shuttles are in museums? A lot, actually.
This is not just a picture of a black hole. It's not even a picture of a supermassive black hole. This is an "ultramassive" black hole, one of the largest ever discovered.
The world's largest wind farm most definitely looks like the world's largest wind farm, even from space.
Better crank up the air conditioning: NASA's latest visualization shows six decades of increasing global temperatures.