China launched an Earth observation satellite July 30, seeing the country equal its record for launches in a calendar year with 22.
If all goes well, astronauts will soon launch from the U.S. for the first time in seven years — so NASA gave their departure lounge an upgrade.
Researchers experimenting with ultracold atoms have observed behavior that bears a striking resemblance to the rapid, exponential expansion of the early universe — an epoch that cosmologists call the period of cosmic inflation.
An incredible time-lapse video from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) captures a daring star as it whips around the monster black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
The August new moon will offer observers a dark sky for the Perseid meteor shower and a partial eclipse for daytime skywatchers in the northern reaches of Europe and Asia.
The Dragon spacecraft first reached the International Space Station in 2012.
SpaceX and Boeing won't be flying crewed test flights until well into 2019, according to a new schedule NASA released today (Aug. 2).
The aviation giant aims to take astronauts to the International Space Station in a capsule that is similar to Apollo spacecraft.
Dark moonless nights for the summer Perseid Meteor Shower!News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 14:08
The special two-day release of "Cowboy Bebop: The Movie" in select theaters across the country brings the adventures of spacefaring bounty hunters — and a loveable "data dog" — back to the big screen.
Search-and-rescue teams with NASA, Boeing and the U.S. Army hustled to assist an imaginary crew out of an inflatable space capsule at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico during a simulated recovery of Boeing's new commercial crew vehicle in June.
Calling the hypothetical undiscovered world in the outer solar system "Planet Nine" doesn't show the proper amount of respect to the discoverer of the original ninth planet, Pluto, a group of researchers argues.
This summer, Mars and Saturn have come pretty close to Earth — and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured every magnificent detail.
Five years after first emailing NASA about designing astronaut spacesuits, streetwear designer Heron Preston is a step closer to fashion's final frontier.
The next mission to Mercury has a scheduled start date. Liftoff of Europe's and Japan's BepiColombo mission is scheduled for Oct. 19 at 0145 GMT (Oct. 18 at 9:45 p.m. EDT), the European Space Agency stated.
Small satellites will soon pack an outsized power punch, if one company's plans come to fruition.
Humans have big dreams of setting foot on another planet — but before we do, we'll need to figure out how to keep our cooties to ourselves and how to protect ourselves from the life we may find there.
If Earth suddenly turned into an Earth-size pile of blueberries, things would start exploding. This is science.
A new rocket probably failed soon after launch — but that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Here's how to see three naked-eye planets visible in August's night sky.