As the administration prepares to release a fiscal year 2019 budget proposal that may call for ending International Space Station operations in the mid-2020s, advocates for the station in Congress and industry are making the case for keeping it open.
This cityscape shows a colorful lunar corona on the left side of the Town Hall building in Brussels. A lunar corona is formed when bright moonlight is diffracted by water droplets in thin clouds that drift in front of the lunar disk.
The launch of a Russian cargo ship bound for the International Space Station was aborted in the final minute Sunday (Feb. 11), just as it was poised to fly the fastest resupply mission to the orbiting lab in history.
An exclusive video from National Geographic shows Elon Musk's surprised, joyful reaction to the successful first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6.
NASA's next Mars lander is in the final phases of preparation before heading to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base, where it will become the first interplanetary mission ever to launch from that site.
NASA's Juno probe completed its 10th science flyby of Jupiter on Feb. 7, its 11th total flyby since its arrival at the Jovian giant in July 2016.
A Russian Soyuz rocket will launch a cargo shipment to the International Space Station in record time early Sunday morning (Feb. 11), and you can watch it live online.
The Tesla Roadster and its mannequin driver that launched into space aboard SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday (Feb. 6), has been spotted by a telescope on the ground.
The Tesla Roadster that launched aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6 has been assigned an interplanetary ID number by NASA.
An asteroid that will fly safely past Earth today (Feb. 9) may be larger than the Chelyabinsk meteor that exploded over Russia five years ago. The newly found interloper, called 2018 CB, is estimated to be from 50 to 130 feet (15 to 40 meters) wide.
To celebrate the excitement of Tuesday's (Feb. 6) Falcon Heavy launch, you can 3D print your own version of the rocket's payload fairing. The model is just big enough to fit a Hot Wheels or Matchbox car inside.
The inaugural launch on Tuesday of the world's most powerful rocket sets the stage for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to begin the qualification process to compete for lucrative U.S. government contracts.
The Tesla Roadster and "Starman" dummy that SpaceX launched on its new Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday (Feb. 6) does not appear to be heading to the asteroid belt, despite what SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter Tuesday evening.
By checking out NASA's "AstrOlympics" poster series, a sports fan can learn the commonalities between figure skaters and rotating pulsars, or between ski jumpers and crashing galaxies.
Finding evidence for life on Mars has been a decades-long ambition for NASA, which has spent billions of dollars to send machines wheeling over, poking and probing the Red Planet.
If you take a deep-space selfie like Starman, make it very, very quick.
Portal origin URL: A Detailed Timeline of The IMAGE Mission RecoveryPortal origin nid: 418247Published: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 14:40Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: The Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration, or IMAGE, spacecraft was re-discovered in January 2018 after more than twelve years of silence.Portal image: IMAGE spacecraft being enclosed in its fairing prior to launchScience Categories: Sun
NASA has given Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) formal approval for the company's first cargo mission to the International Space Station in late 2020.
You can now take a walk in NASA's original astronauts' shoes, or at least a pair that was inspired by them, if you are among the very lucky few. Heddels announced the "Mercury All American," a PF Flyers high-top sneaker made from spacesuit materials.
In this edition of Mobile Astronomy, we'll look at an eclipsing binary star that changes in brightness enough for everyday skywatchers to detect it easily.