Have you ever wondered how to drive a robot on Mars?

2018-11-12 12:15

Some 126 million kilometers from Earth, alone on the immense and frigid Red Planet, a robot the size of a small 4x4 wakes up just after sunrise. And just as it has every day for the past six years, it awaits its instructions.

NASA's hobbled Hubble telescope is near normal again

2018-10-24 11:46

NASA's famed Hubble Space Telescope is nearly back to normal after a failed orienting tool forced engineers to put it in safe mode earlier this month, the US space agency said.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-11 05:40

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 11, 2018.

NASA sees its stalled Martian robot, but still no signals

2018-09-26 10:22

NASA scientists can now see their solar-powered probe that was lost in a Martian dust storm more than 100 days ago – but the vintage robot hasn't shown any signs of life.

NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

2018-09-15 18:13

NASA's most advanced space laser satellite has blasted off on a mission to track ice loss around the world and improve forecasts of sea level rise as the climate warms.

WATCH: Nasa footage shows eruption on the Sun

2018-09-03 18:43

Footage from Nasa shows a minor eruption on the Sun surface. At its peak, the plasma rises to heights that are several times the diameter of Earth.

WATCH: SpaceX puts spacecraft and first crew on display

2018-08-14 21:27

Elon Musk's aerospace company SpaceX displays its spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, as well as the NASA astronauts that will serve as its first crew members.

WATCH: NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch Sun'

2018-08-12 09:43

NASA on Sunday blasted off a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.

WATCH: Nasa astronauts prepare for US flights to space

2018-08-04 11:07

Suni WIlliams and her fellow astronauts prepare for the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.

Watch: The top 10 biggest man-operated machines in the world

2018-07-27 12:03

A look at the top 10 biggest man-operated machines in the world.

 

NASA's Dawn asteroid mission ends as fuel runs out

2018-11-02 12:04

Dawn, a NASA spacecraft that launched 11 years ago and studied two of the largest objects in the asteroid belt, has ended its mission after running out of fuel, officials say.

NASA says will use Russia's Soyuz rocket again despite accident

2018-10-12 22:30

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine praised the Russian space programme and said he expected a new crew to go to the International Space Station in December despite a rocket failure.

First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June 2019 - NASA

2018-10-06 07:14

NASA has announced the first crewed flight by a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is expected to take place in June 2019.

WATCH: Nasa launches satellite to study ice changes on Earth

2018-09-16 08:08

A Nasa satellite designed to precisely measure changes in Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice and vegetation has been launched into polar orbit.

WATCH: 'Slavery is gone in SA, maybe I am just harsh on them' - man accused of racism

2018-09-12 21:04

The owner of Kings Hire in Wonderboom, Pretoria has come under fire after a new labour organisation claimed that black workers in the company earned less than white workers.

Russia to end US space station rides in April, pressuring NASA

2018-09-01 17:59

The expiration piles additional pressure on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to restore its own capability to shuttle US crew members back and forth to the orbiting lab.

WATCH: Top 3 world news videos today

2018-08-13 05:03

Watch our playlist of the top 3 most talked about videos today, August 13, 2018

NASA poised to launch first Sun-skimming spaceship

2018-08-08 16:02

NASA is poised to launch a $1.5bn spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun, offering scientists the closest-ever view of our strange and mysterious star.

SEE: Breathtaking images and footage of Earth from Nasa's 60-year history

2018-07-27 19:51

Founded in July 1958, NASA has sent people into space many times - and the images they've sent back are awe-inspiring.

WATCH: The African American women behind NASA's early launches

2018-07-20 20:20

Segregated bathrooms and rampant workplace sexism didn't stop three highly educated African American women from helping NASA reach the stars.

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