Scientists did not expect to find much water ice on Mars which is likely the third largest water reservoir on Mars.
This Super Moon will occur on March 19 when it is in its closest position to the earth this year.Full Moons in general can cause havoc, and this one for sure will not go unnoticed by anyone.Get ready for what could be moderate to severe weather patterns, increased seismic activity, tsunamis and more volcanic eruptions than normal. This phenomenon includes the days leading up to March 19 and the days after until around March 22nd. We experienced extreme weather conditions under the last Super Moons in 1955, 1974, 1992 and 2005.View More Super Moon Expect Earthquakes Extreme Weather
The oldest and most traveled space shuttle, Discovery, glided back to Earth on Wednesday after its final space flight before ending its days as a museum piece to delight the crowds.View More Shuttle Discovery Successfully Returned to Earth
A meteorite found in Antarctica adds extra impact to the theory that the essential building blocks of life on Earth came from outer space, say scientists.View More Organic Elements From Space
Kepler telescope was discovered planetary system, unlike any of the existing ones.View More Kepler telescope Discovered that Two Planets Share the Same Orbit
The space shuttle Discovery docked at the International Space Station on Saturday for a final time, NASA said, as the American spacecraft embarks on its last mission in orbit before retirement. The shuttle, which blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center here on Thursday is on a 11-day mission, which includes two spacewalks. The shuttle is also bringing the first humanoid robot to the ISS. The Robonaut 2, or R2, is a joint project of General Motors and NASA and will stay behind as a permanent resident of the space station when Discovery leaves.View More Discovery Shuttle Arrives at Space Station
After many hours of meetings at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA’s top officials unanimously approved the launch of space shuttle Discovery, which will be held next Thursday. NASA managers decided on Feb. 18 during the analysis of mission readiness, where they discussed the current state of the Discovery, International Space Station, and astronauts who will accompany the shuttle during its 39-second and last flight. After the meeting, NASA officially set the date and time shuttle launch: February 24, at 4:50 pm EST.View More NASA Officially Set a Launch Date for Shuttle Discovery