There aren't any turkeys in space, but that doesn't stop astronauts from enjoying Thanksgiving dinner at the space station! See what NASA has on the Turkey Day menu for astronauts in space.
The spacecraft, known as InSight, has just completed "thermal vac" testing here at a facility owned by its builder, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co.
The "Star Trek" franchise is a huge universe, and it can be intimidating to beam into if you're not a core Trekkie. But never fear — Space.com has a quiz fit for even beginner Trekkies fresh from Starfleet Academy. Are you ready? Let's warp to it!
Budweiser is sending 20 barley seeds to the International Space Station to further its bid to become the first beer on Mars.
The E. coli AntiMicrobial Satellite (EcAMSat) is pictured moments after being ejected into orbit by the NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer at the International Space Station on Tuesday (Nov. 21).
A newly released photo taken by NASA's Cassini probe two days before its Saturn death dive shows the planet and its iconic rings in all their glory.
While Americans all over the country will celebrate Thanksgiving with their families, the astronauts on Expedition 53 on the International Space Station will need to stay where they are — in orbit.
Thanksgiving is often thought of as the one time of the year for family and friends to get together. But after the afternoon feast has been consumed, why not go for some stargazing?
A flat-Earth enthusiast who claims not to believe in science plans to launch himself 1,800 feet (550 meters) above California's Mojave Desert in a homemade steam rocket on Saturday (Nov. 25), the Associated Press reported.
The European Space Agency has hopped on the Black Friday bandwagon this year and is giving customers 15 percent off of shirts, hats and other space swag in the gift shop this weekend (Nov. 24–27).
A study using data from an Earth-observing weather satellite shows that in both developed and developing nations, Earth's night skies are being filled with artificial light more and more each year.
Foul weather could make Thanksgiving travel rough for a lot of folks, a new satellite photo shows.
Scientists searching for ghostly subatomic particles called neutrinos from cosmic sources made an important stride in understanding how to catch these slippery specters.
Looking for ways to entertain your kids this holiday season? Stop looking down at touch-screen devices, and look up at the universe.
The slowdown in Earth's rotation could trigger more earthquakes next year, new research suggests.
An agreement to do engine testing at a NASA center is the latest sign that Stratolaunch is considering developing its own launch vehicle for its giant aircraft.
NASA's Juno spacecraft captured an amazing view of a monstrous Jupiter storm that resembles the swirling pastel clouds of a Vincent van Gogh painting.
James E. Webb was an early NASA administrator who saw beyond the politics of the space race and established a firm foundation for the space agency based on science and exploration.
Beyond Neptune, the Kuiper Belt is a vast region of icy objects called Kupier Belt Objects (KBOs), including dwarf planets Pluto, Eris, Maumea and Makemake — and possibly a true ninth planet.
An overview of NASA HQ, which oversees the space agency's many science, exploration and spaceflight activities.