Close encounters with medium-size black holes can reanimate dead stars, if only momentarily, a new study suggests.
Six months after NASA last picked up a signal from a long-lost spacecraft, engineers have been unable to re-establish communications with the satellite.
Mercury has been devoid of human-built companions since April 2015, and while the next spacecraft bound for the innermost planet launches in October, it won't arrive until 2025.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station spent part of their day today (Aug. 30) fixing a tiny air leak in the facility.
Astronauts on the International Space Station worked swiftly today (Aug. 30) to repair a minor air leak in the Russian segment of the orbiting laboratory. Although they managed to stabilize the slowly dropping air pressure inside the station, the repair j
The former Doctor Who star reportedly joins Episode IX.
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It was a personal shock to me yesterday (Aug. 29) to learn of the passing of Paul Spudis, a leading moon expert, a great friend over the decades and an in-your-face proponent of the moon over Mars as the next deep-space astronaut destination.
Look to the heavens to see the latest academic disruption on Earth.
The new trailer for "First Man" dials up the drama of Neil Armstrong's extraordinary life and his historic journey to the moon on Apollo 11.
Skywatchers across Western Australia caught sight of an incredible fireball on Tuesday night (Aug. 28), and many were lucky enough to capture the spectacle on film.
They start with a bang and end up gobbling up everything near them.
Indian engineers have a new, ambitious timeline for putting its astronauts in space, according to a recent set of comments from government leaders, who say the country will achieve the feat by 2022.
Six years after discovering the Higgs boson, physicists have observed how the particle decays — a monumental contribution to scientists' understanding of the Standard Model of particle physics and the universe at large, study researchers said.
This week's "Ask A Spaceman" episode explores the radiation echo of the Big Bang that formed our universe. While we can't see it with our eyes, this radiation surrounds us everywhere.
Before too much longer, you could start seeing NASA astronauts' smiling faces on cereal boxes, and Mars rovers emblazoned with corporate logos just like race cars.
NASA's Gemini 5 mission launched astronauts Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad on a record-breaking mission (for the time) on Aug. 21, 1965. See photos from the historic mission here!
The New Horizons spacecraft is on its way to a distant solar system object and has spotted its destination — on its first try and from more than 100 million miles (170 million kilometers) away.
The European Space Agency and Russia are working together to investigate the moon's resources — specifically, water ice and other volatiles at the lunar poles.
NEW YORK — Turn back the clock and walk through life with NASA moonwalker Buzz Aldrin in "1969: The Second Man," an inventive new musical that opened here today (Aug. 28). Space.com attended a dress rehearsal of the production on August 23.