Humans are getting to space faster and faster. Russia's Progress spacecraft makes it from Earth to the International Space Station in just 3 hours and 48 minutes, beating the previous record by two hours.
A bright green fireball blazed across the Midwest skies last Sunday, June 8. The cosmic event was visible from nine states, lighting up the evening in spectacular fashion.
Surprise, surprise, Albert Einstein is still right. Over a century since its conception, the general theory of relativity still holds true — even in an extreme three star system many light-years away.
The Kepler Space Telescope has almost run its course. The famous planet hunter is running low on fuel and is now placed on hibernation mode in anticipation of its last data dump.
The total lunar eclipse that's coming on Friday, July 27 will last for nearly two hours in the sky. Find out when and where you can get a glimpse of the once-in-a-century phenomenon.
For the first time, scientists get a glimpse of a baby planet amid its formation. The breakthrough image could shed valuable knowledge on the relatively unknown science of planet formation.
Astro-mice are on a rocket to the International Space Station as part of a project that's studying the effects of zero-gravity on sleeping patterns and the gut. Ten rodents will be staying for a record-breaking 90 days on the station.
Skywatching enthusiasts find a new favorite spot at the John Glenn Astronomy Park, which Ohio named after an iconic astronaut, the late John Glenn. The park features 12 powerful telescopes and perfect conditions for stargazing.
Who knew the universe is actually very greasy? A new study reveals that the Milky Way's interstellar dust is rich in grease-like carbon matter, which is also extremely toxic.
Prepare for the International Asteroid Day, which not only marks a devastating asteroid event in 1908 but also encourages awareness of near-Earth objects, their awe-inspiring dangers, and what can be done to minimize the risks from these space rocks.
The International Space Station is getting a new crew member that’s unlike any other who’s ever stepped foot there. Meet CIMON, a friendly robot who will be the first ever flying, autonomous AI astronaut assistant.
Scientists finally solved the mystery of 'Oumuamua. The first known interstellar space rock, which hurtled past the sun in 2017, now has a confirmed identity as a comet, despite its flat and tailless appearance.
Once again, NASA delays the launch of cutting-edge James Webb Space Telescope following the recommendations of an independent review board that called out technical issues and human error in the observatory's development.
SpaceX landed another classified military space mission contract with its most powerful rocket up to date, the Falcon Heavy. The rocket is set to launch in 2020 carrying an Air Force satellite.
Aliens might be out there, and if they are, NASA wants to find them. The NExSS project releases a series of papers to help scientists who are hunting for extraterrestrial life in far-flung planets.