SpaceX is hosting a workshop at the University of Colorado Boulder today and tomorrow (Aug. 7 and Aug. 8) to discuss establishing a self-sufficient Mars settlement, according to Ars Technica.
Dangerous, deadly and destructive wildfires have churned through California in the summer of 2018. Here are some dramatic views of these blazes from high above as seen by astronauts and cosmonauts in space.
Right now, there are trillions of microscopic, living organisms like bacteria, known as microbes, living in and on your body — but how are these microbes affected by spaceflight?
Nearly a half century after astronauts first visited the moon, it is once again a flash point for debates on how to safely, responsibly explore the solar system.
SpaceX has checked off another reusability milestone, re-flying the latest version of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time ever.
A rogue, planet-size object 20 light-years away from Earth has stunned astronomers with its incredibly powerful magnetic field.
An incredible 28 years after "The Next Generation" finished its television run, star Patrick Stewart announced he will reprise his role as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in a new CBS series.
A special device aboard the International Space Station has produced Bose-Einstein condensates in space for the first time ever.
The technology could improve future precision light sources. But right now the biggest surprise is how many holes there are in a laser figure-eight.
Only about 0.02 percent of the world's diamonds are naturally blue. That rare minority holds some huge secrets about the Earth.
Brian Weeden: "At this moment I don't know what a space force is, it doesn't have a lot of definition to it."
Australian amateur astronomer Tom Harradine made an image of the century's longest lunar eclipse that reveals the true scale of the Earth's dark umbra.
Emerging private Chinese company Landspace is set to launch its first rocket into orbit in the final quarter of 2018, carrying a small satellite for a state television company.
Historically, humans have often fooled themselves about Mars. But as we prepare to visit and possible settle the fourth planet, are we deceiving ourselves yet again? Mars is strikingly familiar but dangerously alien.
The newest version of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will get its first big reusability test early Tuesday morning (Aug. 7), and you can watch the action live.
The best meteor shower this year is here: The Perseids peak this weekend, promising dazzling views for skywatchers in dark areas.
Last month, a fiery meteor was detected in Greenland close to a U.S. Air Force base with 2.1 kilotons of force, as reported by scientists on Twitter.
The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks every August and is often the most dazzling meteor display of the year.
Makers of all backgrounds can now learn how to create a Mars rover by working off of plans and instructions from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Open Source Rover project.