The remote Kazakhstan town of Baikonur is a powerhouse of Russian space history.— Here are some of the major space-related monuments around the town.
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One new rocket challenge is encouraging diversity and offering a staggering $1 million prize.
You've never seen a Russian Soyuz rocket launch quite like this.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up from hibernation to prepare for a historic New Year's Day flyby.
On June 4, 2018, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the SES-12 satellite into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. See photos of the dazzling launch here!
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crewmembers successfully joined with the International Space Station today (June 8), doubling the population of the orbiting complex to six people.
Universal Pictures has released the first look at "First Man.". Ryan Gosling plays Neil Armstrong as he faced "one of the most dangerous missions in history," Apollo 11.
Antarctica's iceberg B-15 will finally melt in the South Atlantic Ocean. Farewell, friend. It's been a crazy, 18-year ride.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover hasn't found signs of alien life, but one of its wheeled brethren just might do so a few short years from now.
NASA's Juno spacecraft will continue studying Jupiter for another three years.
Two new studies shed light on the cosmic dust that's likely responsible for the weird and dramatic dimming of "Tabby's star."
NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft has detected magnetic activity occurring in a new and surprising way in the environment of near-Earth space.
It's official: The next Lego movie will be out of this world.
See photos of and by the astronauts of the Expedition 56 mission to the International Space Station, which began in June 2018.
NASA has directed teams studying proposed flagship-class missions for the next astrophysics decadal survey to fit their concepts within cost caps that could force major changes to their designs.
A new space era is dawning and will be upon us by the early 2020s.
Finland – China on Tuesday launched the Fengyun-2H weather satellite, successfully inserting the near 1.4-metric-ton spacecraft into a geostationary-transfer orbit.
Every time that space crews launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they literally follow in the footsteps of the first human in space – Yuri Gagarin.
NASA did find two more scraps of evidence about the kind of life that might exist on Mars. Here's what the new research really shows.