A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch what just might be the company's most mysterious payload yet tonight (Nov. 16) — the secret Zuma mission for the U.S. government — and you can watch it live online.
This week, organizers revealed some of the very first cosmic objects that the James Webb Space Telescope will study.
The ancient art of origami has inspired numerous NASA spacecraft designs, allowing scientists to pack more technology into smaller space-bound instruments.
If there are any intelligent aliens in the GJ 273 system, they can expect to hear from us about a dozen years from now.
The famous Leonid meteor shower is predicted to reach its peak in the predawn hours on Friday (Nov. 17).
We're going to have to wait at least another day to see the top-secret Zuma payload take flight.
An astronaut's wristwatch worn on board the Apollo 7 mission has been recovered by the Smithsonian decades after it went missing in Ecuador. The Omega Speedmaster used by Donn Eisele was tracked down with the help of space history enthusiasts.
New data from a mountaintop observatory in central Mexico have refuted astronomers' hypotheses about the origin of antimatter particles detected on Earth.
Richard "Dick" Gordon was one of the first NASA astronauts to fly to space, first as pilot of Gemini 11 in 1966, then as Apollo 12 command module pilot in 1969. He passed away on Nov. 6, 2017 at the age of 88.
A cool new time-lapse video of Earth reveals how our planet has changed over the last two decades as NASA satellites continuously monitored the populations of plant life on land and in the oceans.
The Leonid meteor shower will peak this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 17-18), just hours before the invisible new moon rises into the sky.
The three astronauts on board — Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee — died. The tragedy changed the way NASA operates.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $12.8 million to develop a digital lab to help U.S. military commanders prepare for combat in outer space, the company announced Nov. 14.
Another potentially habitable planet has been found in Earth's neck of the cosmic woods, and it may be an even better life-hosting candidate than the famed Proxima b.
NASA may decide to allow SpaceX to use a previously-flown Falcon 9 first stage on the next Dragon mission to the International Space Station, the latest sign that SpaceX's reusability efforts are winning broader acceptance in the market.
XCOR Aerospace, a company that for nearly 20 years had been working on rocket engines and a suborbital spaceplane, filed for bankruptcy Nov. 8 after it was unable to line up new investors.
SpaceX plans to launch a secret payload known as Zuma on Thursday evening (Nov. 16) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Florida's Space Coast. Here's what we know about the mission. (Spoiler alert: It isn't much.)
An advanced new weather satellite will now launch into space occur no earlier than Thursday (Nov. 16) after unacceptably high winds delayed an early-morning liftoff from California today.
SpaceX's planned launch of a secret Zuma payload for the U.S. government has been delayed at least 24 hours to Thursday, company representatives said today (Nov. 15).
We now know what to call the mysterious object from interstellar space that zoomed past Earth last month.