SpaceX blew up one of its own rockets Sunday morning as part of a key test to show that its new Dragon capsule is safe for astronauts, bringing the company one step closer to its first crewed flight.
Proxima c appears to be at least 5.8 times as big as Earth.
Sifting through a mound of data from a telescope orbiting Earth, a teenaged intern at NASA discovered a planet some 1,300 light-years away.
Last night’s SpaceX satellite launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station was the first mission conducted with the support of the nation’s newest military service, less than a month after President Trump signed the bill authorizing its creation.
NASA released images showing the devastation from the bushfires burning all over Australia.
Here’s one extraterrestrial express bus you’ll be glad you missed.
Charlie Blackwell-Thompson will be the Launch Director when we send man back and the first woman to the moon.
The Geminid meteor shower is considered one of the best annual sky shows.
After losing a legendary World War II airplane just over one year ago, the Highland Lakes Squadron is getting a new vintage aircraft.
NASA has spotted "battling galaxies" in deep space, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.
A cultural anthropology team at Yamagata University in Japan recently announced the discovery of 143 huge ancient drawings etched in Peruvian soil known as “geoglyphs.”
The Leonid meteor shower will peak over the weekend into Monday, bringing up to 15 shooting stars per hour.
The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. NASA said Tuesday that means "sky" in the language of the Native American Powhatan people.
Astronomers and sky watchers will be ready for a rare celestial event taking place Monday, November 11th. That's when Mercury, our innermost planet, passes directly between Earth and the sun.
An asteroid slightly smaller than the largest structure in the U.S. is slated to harmlessly zoom past Earth later this month.
As NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover continues to venture along the vast landscape of the red planet, a series of unsettling photographs was recently sent back to Earth, capturing a truly eerie and lonely landscape.
The red wine will age for a year up there before returning to Earth. Researchers will study how weightlessness and space radiation affect the aging process. The goal is to develop new flavors and properties for the food industry.
The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station -- scheduled for liftoff this weekend -- includes the Zero G Oven. Chocolate chip cookie dough is already up there, waiting to pop into this small electric oven designed for zero gravity.
NASA said the image was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and is the result of a head-on collision between two galaxies.
NASA is sharing a photo of the Sun looking like a jack-o-lantern.