Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who has spent more time in space than any other American, is retiring from NASA effective today (June 15), agency officials announced.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a recent speech to lay out not just the recent space policy changes that directly affect NASA activities but other administration efforts that focus more on commercial space.
Combining Nordic culture and space travel, Viking Cruises officially welcomed its fifth ocean ship, Viking Orion — named after the prominent constellation and in honor of retired astronaut Anna Fisher.
This evening (June 15), the two brightest objects in the night sky will get together and will likely attract a lot of attention, even to those who normally do not spend much time in gazing up at the sky.
Where there's a Whill there was a way.
If you can't wait for the next installment of the "Star Wars" franchise, two new books are sure to satisfy your longing for a galaxy far, far away.
What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:43
Satellite rideshare company Spaceflight Inc. on June 11 signed on as the anchor customer for three Electron launches from Rocket Lab.
Space reporter Samantha Mathewson embarks on the maiden voyage of the cruise ship Viking Orion along with NASA astronaut Anna Fisher, the first mom in space and godmother to the ship. Read her travelogue here.
As an intense dust storm rages on Mars, many are wondering — how bad can a Martian storm really be?
The blazing-fast particles that whirl through Earth's radiation belts are propelled mostly by whistling "chorus" waves, according to new research from two NASA satellite missions.
One of the most beautiful things to see during a total solar eclipse, when the moon completely blocks the sun's bright disk, is the light from the sun's corona — a wispy outer atmosphere with fine structures and lines shaped by magnetic fields.
NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold will venture outside the International Space Station today (June 14) for a 6.5-hour spacewalk, and you can watch it live online.
Astronaut activity caused the mysterious warming detected by the Apollo moon missions in the 1970s, a new study suggests.
Two NASA astronauts took a spacewalk today (June 14) to continue preparations for the arrival of the first commercial crew vehicles that will launch to the International Space Station later this year.
A huge dust storm began forming on Mars in May 2018 and had expanded to nearly encircle the planet by the middle of June. See images of the storm here.
In the latest episode of the Facebook Watch series "Spacing Out with the Everyday Astronaut," host Tim Dodd explains why rockets need to be so big to launch heavy payloads.
The CBS premiere of "Strange Angel" will take viewers back to a time when building rockets was as wild an idea as creating a time machine.
You can sign up now for a 10-day mission in Earth orbit, if you've got $55 million to spare. That's the all-inclusive price just announced by Axiom Space, a Houston-based company working to build the first private space station.
A dust-enshrouded giant black hole ripping apart a star blasted out a superfast jet of particles that packed about 125 billion times the amount of energy the sun releases per year, a new study finds.