Roscosmos, formed in 1992, came after decades of Soviet experience in space. Roscosmos is a large contributor to the International Space Station.
In the late 1990s, theoretical physicists uncovered a remarkable connection between two seemingly unrelated concepts in theoretical physics.
The Xinjiang Qitai 110-meter Radio Telescope — QTT, for short — could help advance research on dark matter, gravitational waves, and extraterrestrial intelligence.
In this stunning view of the São Domingos mine in southeast Portugal, starlight reflecting off an open pit looks like a portal to deep space. It seems like we could plunge through a puddle of acid water and into the constellation Scorpius.
Billionaire entrepreneur and SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new line of flamethrowers for his tunneling project, The Boring Company, with a wild Instagram video.
Space.com's editors present a list of the astrophysics and astronomy books worth a read-through.
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
Storms rage on Jupiter in a gorgeous photo captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
This week's "Discovery" was an old-school-style "Star Trek" episode full of weapons firing and people yelling inspirational speeches at each other. There's a lot of action to unpack in Episode 13, so let's get started.
Compared to the computer interfaces today, the display keyboard used by astronauts on board Apollo spacecraft might look quaint — until you recall that it was central to flying to the first humans to land on the moon almost half a century ago.
Marshall Space Flight Center plays a significant role in the American space program, from developing the rockets that carried the first U.S. astronaut into space to working on the system that could one day carry astronauts to Mars.
During tests in the Canadian Arctic, a portable DNA sequencer searched for microbes in conditions like those thought to exist on Enceladus, Europa, and Mars.
The rare Super Blue Blood Moon eclipse of Jan. 31 will thrill early-morning skywatchers around the world on Wednesday, but you'll have plenty of ways to watch it if you don't live in a region of totality. Here's where to see it.
NASA officials on Saturday (Jan. 27) postponed a planned spacewalk at the International Space Station this week after developing a software patch for a glitch that two astronauts had expected to fix during the spacewalk.
SpaceX will attempt the first launch of its new giant rocket, the Falcon Heavy, on Feb. 6, the company's CEO Elon Musk said Friday (Jan. 27).
Learn to spot star patterns called asterisms — including the Winter Football, just in time for the Super Bowl — using mobile astronomy apps.
Many of us just got our first telescope over the holidays, but let's face it — a telescope is intimidating. It's a machine. It needs to be cleaned, properly aligned and calibrated.
Consider your time with your telescope as more of a treasure-hunting session, and you will likely be pleasantly surprised by how many celestial objects you can see in the night sky.
Get children and teens ready for the lunar eclipse (and supermoon!) with these fun STEM activities.
Portal origin URL: Attempting to Contact NASA’s IMAGEPortal origin nid: 417570Published: Friday, January 26, 2018 - 14:49Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In mid-January, an amateur astronomer reported they believed they had made contact with a NASA satellite called Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE). IMAGE launched on March 25, 2000, and contact was unexpectedly lost on Dec. 18, 2005.Portal image: IMAGE spacecraft being enclosed in its fairing prior to launchScience Categories: Sun