A NASA rover has landed on Mars in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.
Watch live video and follow the latest updates from NASA and other scientists, as the Perseverance rover attempts to land on Mars.
Perseverance, NASA's most sophisticated rover to date, is expected to land on the surface of Mars on Thursday, Feb. 18.
When Elon Musk founded SpaceX in 2002, the company's assigned goal was to get humans into space. But it's not over yet.
SpaceX and NASA will get two chances this weekend for historic launch.
On the 10th episode of Front Page, as antibiotic-resistant bacterium become more prevalent, rendering antibiotics useless for a growing number of illnesses, researchers at UW-Madison are exploring phages as an alternative therapeutic.
‘In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.”
When Virgin Galactic space tourists get ready to launch 50 miles above the Earth, they'll first hang out in a new facility called the Gateway to Space.
Fifty years ago, my parents and I gathered around the television in the lobby of our family owned motel to watch the grainy images returning f…
It was a monumental achievement that enthralled people around the world: On July 20, 1969, astronauts walked on the moon. Fifty years later, that spellbinding milestone is being honored with events across the country.
If you've ever wondered what the process of becoming an astronaut is like, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now has an experience that puts visitors in the shoes of a space explorer in training. The center's Astronaut Training Experience, or ATX for short, features four different simulations, one of which involves microgravity simulation and another virtual reality. The common thread is ...
"The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space" by Piers Bizony, Andrew Chaikin and Roger Launius; Taschen (468 pages, $150) ___ Jules Verne's space dreams began with a gun. A big one. In his 1865 sci-fi novel "From the Earth to the Moon," Verne spins a yarn about the Baltimore Gun Club, a weapons society that built a massive cannon - the Columbiad space gun - which would launch three people, including ...
We could send humans to Mars whenever we want. We have the technology to do it today, but we would need to build new rockets that use that technology.
A NASA spacecraft's six-month journey to Mars neared its dramatic grand finale Monday in what scientists and engineers hoped would be a soft precision landing on flat red plains.
This week’s question was asked by: Alizah Hayes, fifth grader (last year) at Camp Douglas School.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is delaying the launch of its next-generation space telescope — its highest science priority — until at least 2020.
We could send humans to Mars whenever we want. We have the technology to do it today, though we would need to build new rockets that use that technology.
TREVOR, Wis. (AP) — A southeastern Wisconsin cork company is among more than a dozen manufacturers in the state that are providing parts and p…