Here's how to see three naked-eye planets visible in December's night sky.
On Dec. 3, 2018, a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying three members of the Expedition 58 crew to the International Space Station. It is the first flight of a crewed Soyuz since a dramatic launch abort on Oct. 11. See amazing photos from the launch here.
See what's up in the night sky for December 2018, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
An artistic tribute to a fallen astronaut is in orbit, following a history-making launch.
A world tightly circling a pair of stars could cling to its moon, providing potential regions for life to evolve.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague is set for a second chance at his first trip to orbit.
The first three episodes of National Geographic's "Mars" highlighted just how taxing, dangerous and ethically gray life on Mars could be. But Episode 4 makes the realities of life on the Red Planet even more gruesomely apparent.
A privately built SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket made a historic third spaceflight on Dec. 3, 2018, lofting a U.S.-record 64 satellites into orbit. Here's a look at the mission in pictures.
A Falcon 9 rocket with a twice-flown first stage lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base today (Dec. 3), carrying 64 tiny satellites to orbit. SpaceX had never launched the same first stage three times before.
In an instant, the airburst devastated an area north of the Dead Sea.
A new paper reveals that it would cost less to slow climate change than it would to fix New York City's subway system.
NASA's chief Jim Bridenstine said Saturday (Dec. 1) that the entire U.S. space agency is in mourning for President George H. W. Bush, who died in his Houston home Friday at age 94.
SpaceX is now aiming to launch a reusable Falcon 9 booster on its third flight, a first for the company, no earlier than Monday (Dec. 3) to allow time for additional checks.
NASA apparently likes to keep its Mondays exciting; tomorrow, the agency will participate in a crew launch to the International Space Station and oversee a spacecraft reaching its asteroid target; SpaceX will also launch today.
During its full first day on Mars, NASA's solar-powered InSight lander generated more electrical power in one day than any previous Mars vehicle has, mission team members said.
The Fox Broadcasting Company and the producers of the science-based series "Cosmos," are investigating host Neil deGrasse Tyson following claims of sexual misconduct by three women.
The genus Homo is estimated to be between 1.5 and 2.5 million years old. At approximately the same time, in space, the light from our neighboring galaxy Andromeda M31 departed from the point in space where it is located, in the constellation of Andromeda.
A mysterious cosmic signal that was detected above the North Pole could be coming from fast-spinning grains of dust.
What happens when you cross a blimp with a plane, and give it a few helicopter abilities? A lighter-than-air plimp-hybrid airship is born, according to a Seattle-based company looking for investors.
Portal origin URL: NASA Awards Optical Telescope Assembly for Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope MissionPortal origin nid: 436684Published: Friday, November 30, 2018 - 16:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Corporation of Rochester, New York, for the Optical Telescope Assembly (OTA) for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.Portal image: NASA logoScience Categories: Universe