Humans set foot on the moon less than seven years after President John F. Kennedy's famous speech establishing a lunar landing as a national goal — so why is NASA going to wait 11 years until the next visit?
Leading military space strategy experts are pondering the role of cis-lunar space in the context of President Donald Trump's plan to establish a U.S. Space Force.
The moon has not superseded Mars as a human-spaceflight target, despite the current focus on getting astronauts to Earth's nearest neighbor, NASA officials stressed.
Very close to the very beginning, scientists think, there were black holes. And now they know how to find them.
Hurricane Florence caused huge problems with pollution and runoff in rivers, which these stark NASA images reveal.
There's a magnet in a secure room in Tokyo. The last time its designers switched it on, it blew open the heavy doors designed to keep it contained.
The shock waves from Allied bombing raids during World War II briefly weakened the ionosphere.
The charges stem from statements Musk made on Aug. 7 indicating that he was considering taking his publicly traded electric-car company, Tesla, private, according to the lawsuit, which was filed today (Sept. 27) in New York.
After nearly 30 years of use, the Delta II rocket made its last launch on Sept. 15, 2018.
The orbiting lab's big robotic arm grappled the uncrewed HTV-7 resupply ship this morning (Sept. 27), while the ship and station were cruising 251 miles (404 kilometers) above the northern Pacific Ocean.
Two tiny, hopping rovers that landed on asteroid Ryugu last week have beamed back some incredible new views of the asteroid's rocky surface.
Last night, experts in the space sector, diplomats, political leaders and more gathered at the United Nations (U.N.) headquarters for "Space2030: Space as a Driver for Peace," a side event of the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly.
A High-Level event, "Space2030: Space as a Driver for Peace," was held yesterday on the side-lines of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly during the High-Level Segment.
We love our technology, so maybe it's natural to hope that somewhere else in the universe, another form of life also clings to similarly shiny tools, and perhaps in ways we could spot at a distance.
The Apollo 12 crew needed to land close to their target area to fulfill their mission.
A Japanese company that aims to help humanity explore and settle the moon will fly its first two lunar missions with SpaceX.
In "I Am Neil Armstrong," a new children's book detailing Armstrong's life, author Brad Meltzer shows readers how an eager young tree climber got all the way to the moon.
Humanity could have an outpost on Mars just a decade from now, Elon Musk said.
Maps are a key tool for making sense of places where we live or hope to one day explore, so it's no wonder that for hundreds of years, humans have been creating maps of other worlds in our solar system.