In a new video, five of the spacefarers living on the orbiting laboratory share what packaged food they would be eating.
The Orionid meteor shower peaks tonight into tomorrow morning (Oct. 20-21), and the moon will be dim enough that skygazers might be able to see one or several of these shooting stars.
The fluid that cushions the human brain redistributes in the skull during spaceflight, according to a new study.
Several months ago, the historic Mount Wilson Observatory in southern California made an extraordinary observation.
The spacecraft will drop off its precious parcels and then swing back out into space towards another rocky destination.
World Space Week is held each year from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, and this year's programming will focus on satellites.
Satellites have snapped true-color images of the West Coast wildfires and also detected aerosols caused by the burning material.
A cosmonaut has bioengineered human cartilage tissue at the International Space Station for the first time, according to a new study.
Citizen scientists recently helped direct astronomers to a pair of objects that straddle the line between planets and stars.
There are many items on the habitability checklist, and Europa may have experienced an important life-supporting phenomenon.
Two researchers investigated the dynamics of Saturn's churning atmosphere to figure out what sorts of planetary fluid dynamics are creating its mystifying hexagon.
Two of Babak Tafreshi's major astrophotography programs were canceled or postponed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, he told Space.com.
There are already several robotic missions to the Red Planet, and sending humans there is an exciting future prospect.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, native Hawaiians who oppose construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project on Maunakea in Hawaii have reduced their presence on the mountainside.
Amid natural disasters and a spreading pandemic, three Puerto Rican students found hope in a project to restore an abandoned observatory on their university's campus.
This year's best meteor shower might be the Geminids in December, but if you don't want to skywatch in the cold, the summertime Perseids will also put on a show.
The procedure to ensure that astronauts don't bring an illness to the International Space Station is under evaluation as NASA enacts tactics to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The first launch of NASA's back-to-the moon program has slipped into the second half of next year, but 2024 remains the target for the first crewed lunar landing since the Apollo days.
17-year-old high school student Wolf Cukier made a major discovery on the third day of his NASA internship, when he noticed the telltale signs of a distant planet orbiting two stars.
The Event Horizon Telescope captured the first picture of a black hole. How did Fortnite's black hole compare?