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  • The Red Planetis Not a Dead Planet

    Jan. 15, 2009

    A team of NASA and university scientists has discovered substantial plumes of methane floating through the atmosphere of Mars. The find indicates Mars is either biologically or geologically active.

  • Winter Wonder Rocket Movie

    Jan. 15, 2009

    The last place you'd expect to find icicles is around the rim of a scalding hot and thundering rocket engine. Yet an engine being used by NASA to develop technologies for next-generation lunar landers has been caught producing icicles of unlikely beauty.

  • Giant Rockets Could Revolutionize Astronomy

    Jan. 14, 2009

    NASA's next great Moon rocket promises to do more than land Astronautson the Moon. In its spare time, it could revolutionize the science of astronomy.

  • Biggest Full Moon of the Year: Take 2

    Jan. 8, 2009

    The biggest full Moon of 2009 is coming this weekend. It's a perigee Moon as much as 30% brighter than lesser moons we'll see in the months ahead. Get ready for moonlight!