The European launch provider Arianespace will launch a new weather satellite today (Nov. 6), and you can watch it live online!
NASA's much-delayed Ionospheric Connection Explorer is scheduled to launch early tomorrow morning (Nov. 7) to begin studying the boundary where Earth's atmosphere meets space.
Observer's guide to the new moon sky of Nov. 7, 2018.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
Nearly three years since NASA's Dawn mission arrived at Ceres, the spacecraft has run out of fuel. Is it time to start thinking about sending another mission to the dwarf planet?
On Nov. 5, 2002, NASA's old Galileo spacecraft was almost out of fuel. But the Jupiter mission still had some science to do. Galileo flew by a small moon called Amalthea. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk says he supports the concept of establishing a separate Space Force.
Ice that forms at a speed faster than sound could be ripping life on alien planets to shreds before it even has a chance to get going.
A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the "First Man to Step on the Moon" was among the least expensive items from Neil Armstrong's collection offered by Heritage Auctions.
To study what is accelerating our universe's expansion, scientists will use a new experiment that employs choreographed robots to watch millions of galaxies every 20 minutes.
High-definition video has a new home: the International Space Station. A new YouTube video shows the astronauts working on their experiments, recorded in 8K imagery so clear that it makes it feel like you're floating right alongside them.
Over the weekend, Russia completed its second successful Soyuz launch since the Oct. 11 failed crew launch, with liftoff taking place on Nov. 3 at 11:17 p.m. local time (4:17 p.m. EDT, 2017 GMT).
Pence says space exploration is a civilian operation done by NASA but the president also believes that "making sure that we have the security in space to advance human space exploration is the underpinning of the Space Force."
Life-forms could jump from one planet to another in tight-knit planetary systems, scientists say.
The Goldilocks of black holes can resurrect dead stars before killing them again.
The Air Force Visionary Q-Prize competition is set to run from Oct. 29 through Jan. 15, 2019.
SpaceX's Starman mannequin is taking the ultimate road trip across the final frontier in Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster after launching into space on Feb. 6, 2018. See photos from the amazing flight here.
Starman has put a lot of miles on his ride in the last nine months.
Astroscale, a company developing technologies to capture and deorbit space debris, announced Oct. 31 it raised a $50 million Series D round that brings its total to date to $102 million.
It's easy for a superstitious mind to jump to anxious conclusions from this week, after NASA announced the ends of two long-running missions: the Kepler space telescope and the Dawn mission that visited the asteroid belt.