The tiny spacecrafts would be powered by tiny plasma thrusters says engineers at the University of Michigan who are researching the idea and starting a Kickstarter campaign to fund the idea.
A small, humanoid robot will fly to the International Space Station this summer to take part in the first experiment on conversation in space between a human and a robot.
Extraterrestrial mining company Planetary Resources announces a new Kickstarter project that will allow you to take a picture of yourself from space.
Chris Hadfield wraps up a stellar run as commander of the International Space Station with an out-of-this-world cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
NASA Friday released photos taken by three smartphones as they orbited Earth.
NASA has launched three Google-HTC Nexus One smartphones into space in what scientists hope will be the lowest-cost satellites ever tested.
Don't set your Google Inactive Account Manager just yet, but there are billions of tons of solar matter hurtling toward the Earth at more than 600 miles (970 kilometers) per second. NASA estimates the plasma will hit our atmosphere late Friday night, U.S. Eastern Daylight Time.
Researchers seek to raise $25,000 by May 14 to produce a dome-format movie made with real 3D images of the brain that will search for the biological reasons we need to go where no one has gone before.
NASA showed off a full-sized model of the next generation telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, at South by Southwest Interactive.
We're still light years away—literally and figuratively—from being able to explore the galaxy, but this interactive 3D visualization is a nice second best.