The sunshield will be permanently positioned between NASA's Webb telescope and the Sun, Earth and Moon, ensuring the observatory is kept in the shade as it completes its mission.
A priest, a rabbi and an imam are among theologians hired by NASA to examine how the world would react if life beyond earth was found on other planets.
With its unique abilities, the James Webb Space Telescope is set to search for signs of life in exoplanets, and observe how the first galaxies formed and evolved.
It is expected to beam back new clues that will help scientists understand more about the origins of the Universe and Earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
Parker Solar Probe flew through the corona – unexplored solar atmosphere – in April during the spacecraft's eighth close approach to the Sun, scientists announce.
After decades of preparation, the James Webb Space Telescope is set to launch on December 22, bringing humanity closer to distant planets, and the origin of the universe.
Visited by more than four million people in 12 countries in four years, the NASA Space Exhibition has arrived in Turkey, featuring special pieces from outer space and dozens of high-tech space instruments.
The spacewalk, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, was postponed after NASA received a "debris notification" for the orbital outpost.
The United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is sending a mission called DART to collide with a small asteroid orbiting a larger one to see if it can knock it off its course by impact alone.
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test, DART, is a test run, demonstrating one method of asteroid deflection technology.
The global space race comes at a cost, as exploration missions, anti-satellite missile tests and accidental collisions continue to add to the millions of pieces of trash already orbiting the Earth.
It took 21 hours for the flight from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station.
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