In Antarctica in January, 2013 scientists released 20 balloons, to study the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth and how they lose particles, causing electrons from the belts to stream down toward the poles.
NASA is getting ready to launch a new mission to observe a mysterious region of the solar atmosphere that may be crucial to understanding what powers space weather.
A NASA team built a first-of-a-kind testbed to simulate the distinctive signature of pulsars - which radiate in regular bursts anywhere from seconds to milliseconds.
Scientists seek to gain answers to questions about the formation of stars and galaxies with the launch of the CIBER sounding rocket on June 4 from Wallops.
Coronal mass ejections that accompanied X-class flares early last week, arrived at Earth over the weekend and sparked a geomagnetic storm and aurora.