Mother Nature cooperated today and a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into the clear blue sky just before 12:30 p.m., carrying an uncrewed Dragon capsule on its third flight to the station -- the first such milestone for the reusable spacecraft.
NASA has spotted "battling galaxies" in deep space, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.
A rare cosmic spectacle is likely to occur on Thursday night if the alpha Monocerotid meteor shower turns into a meteor storm like astronomers are predicting.
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.”
A study looking into how zero gravity can affect blood flow in the body showed astronauts staying onboard the International Space Station for long periods of time can face health risks.
The Leonid meteor shower will peak over the weekend into Monday, bringing up to 15 shooting stars per hour.
After a quiet few months at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched a second round of satellites for its global internet network this morning. Sixty tightly-packed Starlink satellites blasted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, on time at 9:56 a.m.
Earthlings get treated to just 13 or 14 Mercury transits a century.
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.
During Monday's test, Boeing counted down to zero, then the Starliner's launch abort engines fired. The capsule soared nearly a mile, then parachuted back into the New Mexico desert. The entire flight lasted one-and-a-half minutes.
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.
The unmanned X-37B glided to a landing at Kennedy Space Center’s old shuttle runway at 3:51 a.m. Sunday, completing a 780-day mission. It launched back in September 2017 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
The world's first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth.
According to NASA’s JPL, the giant space rock known as 2019 TA7 will skim past Earth at a distance of roughly 930,000 miles, making its closest approach to Earth in nearly 115 years.
NASA is showing off its new design of spacesuits.
Yes, it’s already fall. Don’t believe it? Just look up at the sky and bask in the glow of the bright orange “Hunter’s Moon” that is sure to be a treat for stargazers this weekend.