Science & Technology

'Not alone': NASA finds 10 planets that could have life

Space telescope finds 10 new planets outside our solar system that could potentially have liquid water and support life.

Ramadan 2017

Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

See what the moon looks like today, based on scientific calculations using NASA pictures.

Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

Science & Technology

NASA's Cassini poised to dive beneath Saturn's rings

The dives will also be the unmanned spacecraft's swansong as its mission will end in a 'death plunge' in September 2017.

Opinion

Why discovering new Earth-like planets matters

Seven years ago, no one - even an astronomer - could tell you whether any planets that might be like Earth existed.

Lucianne Walkowicz

by Lucianne Walkowicz

Lucianne Walkowicz

Science & Technology

Seven new Earth-like planets 'best bet' for life

NASA official says discovery gives hint that finding a second Earth is 'just a matter' of time.

Space

US astronaut John Glenn dies at 95

Glenn was credited with reviving US pride after the Soviet Union's early domination of manned space exploration.

Science & Technology

NASA bid to track, study and 'vacuum' ancient asteroid

US space agency launches first mission to retrieve dust from asteroid in hopes of learning more about origins of life.

Space

NASA: Jupiter storms like nothing we've seen before

US space agency releases pictures of first flyby of Juno probe, showing storms unlike any other in the solar system.

NASA: Jupiter storms like nothing we've seen before

Science & Technology

NASA's Juno spacecraft enters Jupiter's orbit

The $1.1bn mission launched five years ago aims to probe the origin of the solar system before it aborts in 2018.

Science & Technology

What living in space does to your body

A spotlight on the physical effects of living in space and time required for recovery from its negative impact.

What living in space does to your body

United States

SpaceX sends inflatable room for astronauts to space

Spaceship carrying lettuce seeds, lab mice and an inflatable pop-up room arrives at International Space Station.

SpaceX sends inflatable room for astronauts to space

Science & Technology

Solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere, NASA says

Mars may once have supported life but is now cold and dry, and scientists reveal sun likely robbed Mars of atmosphere.

Solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere, NASA says

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Charlie Duke: Did we really go to the moon?

Astronaut Charlie Duke expresses his frustrations about the moon hoax conspiracy theory.

Al Jazeera Correspondent

Chris Hadfield: 'Space Lullaby'

Watch an exclusive performance by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield - 'Space Lullaby'.

Science & Technology

Alien 'megastructures' on distant star baffle scientist

Strange dimming pattern viewed by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope suggests mass of alien objects, says US researcher.

Alien 'megastructures' on distant star baffle scientist