E.T. Calling? Astronomers Pick Up Radio Signals From SpaceA series of unexplained radio signals has been discovered coming from a source in a galaxy three billion light years away.
NASA Is Hiring A Planetary Protection Officer To Protect Earth From AliensNASA is looking to hire a Planetary Protection Officer who would protect Earth from possible alien contamination.
Scientists Teleport Particle Into Space, Marking Major BreakthroughFor the first time ever, scientists have successfully teleported an object into space.
MIT Conference To Focus On Space Travel For The PublicTrips into space, future habitats on Mars and moon tourism flights. Those are just a few of the aspects of "astropreneurship" being discussed this weekend at MIT.
Scientists Discover Rocky, Earth-Sized Worlds Just 40 Light Years AwayEarthlike planets capable of supporting life might not be all that far away.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
International Space Station R&D Conference To Meet In BostonThe International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.
NASA Chief: Alien Life Contact Possible By 2025During a panel discussion discussing water sources in the universe, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan stated that she believes humans could come in contact with the first iterations of alien life by the year 2025.
Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand SpaceProtecting the military's most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.
Canadian Astronaut Snaps Photo Of Boston From Space A Canadian astronaut has provided a glimpse of Boston from a very different perspective.
Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' Note Among Auction Items In NHHandwritten notes by Neil Armstrong, including the words "one small step," are among over 600 items of space and aviation memorabilia being offered by a New Hampshire auction house.
Local Astronaut Sunita Williams Tunes In From Space Station Needham astronaut Sunita Williams is flying high above the earth as the commander of the International Space Station.