A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully sent the Intelsat 35e satellite into orbit today (July 5) in the company's third launch in the last 12 days.
In what appears to be a historic first, a chicken sandwich was successfully carried to the edge of space today aboard a high-altitude balloon.
A Kentucky Fried Chicken sandwich is now scheduled to travel into the stratosphere on Thursday (June 29) aboard one of World View Enterprise's Stratollite high-altitude balloon systems.
This Sunday (July 2), SpaceX is scheduled to launch its third Falcon 9 rocket in just under 10 days, following launches on June 23 and 25.
SpaceX successfully launched a communications satellite into space using a pre-used first stage rocket booster. Check out these images from the launch.
SpaceX is poised to launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (June 25), and you can watch it live here on Space.com.
Here's where the staff of Space.com will be viewing the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, and the reasons why we selected our individual viewing sites.
A high-altitude balloon flight that would have carried a chicken sandwich to the edge of space has been delayed again, due to wind conditions on the ground.
The launch of a World View stratospheric balloon carrying a KFC chicken Zinger sandwich to the edge of space has been delayed until Thursday (June 29) due to weather.
A new promotional trailer for the mobile device game "Futurama: World of Tomorrow," features the voices of four science celebrities: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Stephen Hawking and George Takei.
On Wednesday (June 21) NASA will webcast two news briefings to discuss the science and logistics of the total solar eclipse that will cross the continental U.S. on Aug. 21.
How much does the temperature drop during a total solar eclipse? It depends on season and location, but get ready for a sudden and noticeable chill.
The team behind the New Horizons mission to Pluto recently pulled of a challenging observation of the spacecraft's next target, MU69, as the object eclipsed a distant star.
On Aug. 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse will cross the continental U.S. from coast to coast. While this is certainly a rare event, this is not the first or only coast-to-coast eclipse in the U.S.
The black-hole-hunting NuSTAR mission turns 5 today (June 13), and the mission leader shared some of her favorite images that the probe has captured.
A glittering jackpot of ultrabright galaxies bursting with star formation has been revealed in a series of stunning images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The "mini" full moon will be the subject of a live webcast tonight (June 8) from the Slooh online community observatory.
Vice President Pence was on hand to greet NASA's newest class of astronauts, and briefly discuss the administration's vision for the human spaceflight.
A phenomenon first predicted by Albert Einstein has been used for the first time to measure the mass of an individual star. The finding has helped settled a century-old dispute.
Alien life may be lurking right in Earth's cosmic backyard. Some of the icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter are known to harbor subsurface oceans that could provide habitable environments.
Vice President Mike Pence will be in attendance to greet NASA's newest class of astronauts next Wednesday (June 7), the agency announced today.
It's not a fluke: For the third time, the LIGO gravitational wave observatory has detected ripples in space-time caused when two black holes circle each other at mind-bending speeds and collide.