On Jan. 2, 2019, China made history with the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. See photos from the historic lunar landing and Yutu 2 rover deployment here!
In mid-December 2018, the 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaked in what was the best meteor shower of the year. See amazing photos of the 2018 Geminids in our photo gallery here.
See skywatcher photos of the bright-green, naked-eye Comet 46P/Wirtanen during its close approach to Earth in December 2018.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Dragon CRS-16 cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Dec. 5, 2018. Then the booster failed to land and splashed down in the ocean.
In December 1965, NASA's Gemini 7 and Gemini 6A missions accomplished the first in-orbit rendezvous of two crewed spacecraft.
On Nov. 16, 2018, Northrop Grumman launched an Antares rocket carrying the tenth Cygnus cargo ship on a NASA delivery mission to the International Space Station. See how it happened in photos
Scientists think they have spotted a giant impact crater hiding below Greenland's ice sheet. Here's how the discovery played out.
NASA's Gemini 5 mission launched astronauts Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad on a record-breaking mission (for the time) on Aug. 21, 1965. See photos from the historic mission here!
Gus Grissom, was one of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts and became the second American to go to space on July 21, 1961. See photos from his mission here!
On June 4, 2018, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the SES-12 satellite into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. See photos of the dazzling launch here!
See photos of and by the astronauts of the Expedition 56 mission to the International Space Station, which began in June 2018.
NASA's Apollo 12 mission sent three astronauts to the moon in November 1969 to make the second crewed lunar landing in history. See how that mission went in photos in our photo gallery here!
This shapeless blob of a galaxy is home to many clusters of bright, blue newborn stars, which form in pockets around the outskirts of its cloudy, yellow-white core.
Recently, aboard the International Space Station, the first tones of an out-of-this world band sounded 200 miles above the Earth.
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