A Russian Progress 51 robotic spacecraft carrying 3.1 tons of vital supplies successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, after a bumpy ride this week after one of the two antennas used for the Kurs automated docking system failed to deploy.
Tension filled the room on Wednesday when NASA’s Charles Bolden sat down with the House Committe on Science, Space and Technology to address the agency’s request for $17.7 billion for fiscal year 2014.
Space debris needs to be cleared from the Earth's orbit, concluded an international conference on space debris. Experts also agreed that space missions need to be more sustainable, which includes the safe disposal of spacecraft parts.
New images taken by the e-MERLIN radio telescope operated from the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, England, reveal massive regions of unexpectedly hot gas in the star Betelgeuse’s outer atmosphere along with a cooler arc of gas that alone weighs as much as the Earth.
A meteorite crashed through the roof of a Connecticut home on Wednesday, according to the local news channel WFSB.
White dwarfs - dead stars - may actually have planets around them that can support life, according to prof. Dan Maoz of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has offered astronomers their clearest view yet of Comet ISON, which is a recently-discovered sun grazer comet that may light up the sky later this year, or come so close to the Sun that it disintegrates.
Astronomers have discovered a galaxy that's turning space gas into stars with nearly 100 percent efficiency, a rare phase of galaxy evolution that has never been observed at such extremes.
Now that Mars One has started accepting applications, one-minute videos from would-be space colonists are pouring in from around the world for the chance to be selected to me among the first humans sent on a bold one-way mission to Mars.
April's "Pink Moon" is not one to be taken literal in terms of the Moon's actual coloration. And while those in Europe, Asia and Africa will experience a partial lunar eclipse, even that won't be stunning, scientists warn.
When the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (SL9) hit Jupiter in the summer of 1994, it may have left more than visible scars on the Jovian surface, according to a new study published in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
SpaceX’s Grasshopper reached an unprecedented 820 feet this week - an accomplishment that has won some over to the idea of reusable rockets and rocket parts.
Spring is here and with it warmer weather, flowers and, of course, fireballs.
A group of researchers are growing increasingly concerned about the future of artifacts from Space, and in doing so are paving the way to a new field of study and science: Space archaeology.