The search for the ancient chemical origins of life has a new candidate — a multitasking enzyme that may have set the evolutionary ball rolling.
Say hello to the Joint Polar Satellite System 1 (JPSS-1), a new weather satellite with a wide range of capabilities.
The Sierra Nevada Corporation's privately built Dream Chaser space plane aced a critical test flight Saturday (Nov. 12) during an uncrewed drop test over California's Mojave Desert.
The winged ship's heritage dates back to Soviet and NASA concepts from the 1980s.
A first peek at production of "Stargate Origins" shows a young Catherine Langford working in a "tent city."
On Nov. 12, 2017, an Orbital ATK Antares rocket launched a Cygnus cargo ship on the OA-8 resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. See photos of the stunning launch and delivery here.
The commercial spaceflight company Orbital ATK successfully launched an Antares rocket today (Nov. 12), providing a Sunday morning spectacle for early birds along the U.S. east coast.
Here's how to see the Venus-Jupiter conjunction on Nov. 13, 2017.
Orbital ATK aborted the launch of a Cygnus cargo ship bound for the International Space Station early Saturday (Nov. 11) when a wayward aircraft flew inside the restricted airspace around NASA's Wallops Flight Facility launch site.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
Aquarius is best viewed in the fall. The constellation's stars are not very bright.
In honor of Veterans Day, current and former astronauts have shared warm messages to all those who've served and sacrificed in the armed forces of the United States.
The Millennium Falcon may have made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, but apparently its stealth mode leaves something to be desired.
For the first time, an International Space Station project is growing three distinct plant crops simultaneously in space, and crew members recently installed the largest plant- growth system on the station.
Dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops met a terrible end 66 million years ago. According to a new study, the frigid weather responsible for their extinction was far worse than earlier models suggested.
This Saturday (Nov. 11), the bright star Regulus will briefly disappear behind the last-quarter moon, providing a treat for skywatchers across North and Central America.
A solid gold model of NASA's historic Apollo lunar module is up for auction, as one of the two others in existence is still missing after a museum heist. Buzz Aldrin's 18 karat gold Cartier-crafted model is estimated to sell for $150,000 or more.
If skies are clear this weekend, be sure to take a few moments to gaze upward. You just might be lucky and catch a glimpse of a spectacularly bright meteor from the Taurid meteor shower.
A Cygnus cargo spacecraft will blast off to the International Space Station this Saturday (Nov. 11) to deliver supplies and some fascinating science experiments to the Expedition 53 crew.
The hit space-comedy series "Futurama" will air again, this time on the TV network Syfy, starting on Saturday (Nov. 11).