President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in with a distinctly civilian (rather than military) orientation encouraging peaceful applications in space science.
ET phone home! The planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is proving that life exists on other planets. Three years after launch, over 1,000 potential planets were identified. Now, planet 62-F has been found to be the most like Earth!
Jan. 19, 2016, self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at "Namib Dune," where the rover's activities included scuffing into the dune with a wheel and scooping samples of sand for laboratory analysis.
Stunning drawings reveal what a future colony on Mars might look like
Here climbers are seen making their way up Olympus Mons, the biggest volcano in the solar system. Olympus Mons is 25 miles (16km) high, three times the height of Mount Everest, and about 374 miles (624km) across, roughly the size of France