Will these sharpshooting, weight-lifting Russian androids fly to space next year?
Boeing confirmed July 21 that there was an "anomaly" during a recent test of the launch abort engines for its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle that could delay a key milestone needed for the vehicle to be able carry astronauts.
The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is just a month away. The total phase of the "blood moon" eclipse of July 27 will last 1 hour and 43 minutes, during which Earth's natural satellite will turn a spectacular red or ruddy-brown color.
The Russian space program has many museums celebrating its space history in Moscow and Baikonur, Kazakhstan (near the Baikonur Cosmodrome), honoring everything from the first people in space to the modern missions on the International Space Station.
Here's a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space.
Our sun is surrounded by a deep, million-degree atmosphere that affects everything in the solar system — but how, precisely, it works is a mystery.
The latest version of SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket lifted off for the second time ever today (July 22), lighting up the skies over Florida's Space Coast in a dazzling predawn launch.
The Milky Way galaxy shimmers over a field of yellow flowers at dawn in this photo taken from the village of Monsaraz in Portugal's Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve.