About 60 Starlink internet satellites were sent into orbit at 8:02 a.m., joining about 1,000 others.
Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
Authorities said they determined the location of the crash site and black boxes of a Boeing 737-500 on Sunday, a day after the aircraft crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board shortly after taking off from Indonesia's capital.
If you missed last month’s “Christmas star,” you’ll have another chance to see a spectacular planetary phenomenon in January.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had their own New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a zero-gravity "ball drop" to ring in 2021.
Here’s how to watch the Quadrantid meteor shower in 2021.
Stunning videos of the long-anticipated “Christmas star” were captured in Pakistan, India and Ireland on Sunday and Monday.
NASA has big plans to send humans back to the moon and then to Mars. But President-elect Joe Biden could make big changes to the space program. He says he wants to boost NASA budget and review its priorities.
Boeing improperly influenced a test designed to see how quickly pilots could respond to malfunctions on the Boeing 737 Max, and Federal Aviation Administration officials may have obstructed a review of two deadly crashes involving the plane, Senate investigators say.
The phenomenon is nicknamed the “Christmas star” and the vibrant planetary conjunction will be easily visible to the naked eye as a “double planet.”
On Monday, Jupiter and Saturn will be just one-tenth of a degree apart from our perspective and easily visible around the world. The just-in-time-for-Christmas spectacle promises to be one of the greatest of Great Conjunctions.
Astronauts blasted into orbit from the U.S. for the first time in nearly a decade, three countries sent spacecraft hurtling toward Mars, and robotic explorers grabbed rocks from the moon and gravel from an asteroid for return to Earth.
The aligning orbits of two gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn happens every few decades, but this great conjunction will be the closest the two planets have been in centuries.
This was SpaceX's 25th launch this year.
This mission hits several milestones for both SpaceX and NASA.
It was one small step for the plant kingdom but a giant leap for NASA after it grew radishes for the first time onboard the International Space Station last month.
The rare occurrence will happen after sunset on Dec. 21, 2020, the start of the winter solstice.
The experiment will study the effect of spaceflight on the formation of multi-species, biofilm-forming bacterial communities, their ability to corrode stainless steel surfaces, and the effectiveness of disinfectants to clear these biofilms.
The China National Space Administration says Chang'e 5 successfully landed at its designated site shortly after 11 p.m., or 1500 GMT, Tuesday after making a powered descent from its orbiter.
The Arecibo Observatory telescope's 900-ton receiver platform and the Gregorian dome fell onto the northern portion of the vast reflector dish more than 400 feet below.