The Milky Way serves as an infinite vista in this amazing night sky view of a bride and groom in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Photographer Charles Cormier took this space-themed wedding photo, which he calls "To the Stars and Back."
On May 23, 2016, India launched the first test flight of its Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator, a winged, unmanned spacecraft that resembles a miniature space shuttle. See photos here.
The last remaining space shuttle external fuel tank arrived in Los Angeles on May 18, 2016 after a 5,000-mile (8,000 kilometers) sea voyage. Space.com contributor Rod Pyle was on hand to watch the event; see his photos here.
On May 10, 2016, NASA announced the discovery of 1,284 more alien planets by is Kepler Space Telescope, a haul that includes nine exoplanets that might be habitable. See the discovery explained in images here.