The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference will take place next month amid a large policy shift for NASA: sending humans to the moon, and soon.
NASA's push to land humans on the moon in 2024, along with the agency's ongoing research on the International Space Station, could serve as excellent analog environments for a mission to Mars.
Data sharing between entities in space will be easier and more secure using technologies such as blockchain, an industry participant argued at the Humans to Mars summit on May 16.
An Illinois police officer on a routine trip earlier this month saw a fireball suddenly light up the sky in front of the car's dashboard camera.
You can watch the "Blue Moon" rise live over Rome in a broadcast from the Virtual Telescope Project. Tune in today (May 18) to see the show, starting at 1:45 p.m. EDT (1745 GMT).
NASA wants the public's help to create an oral history of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
A sharp-eyed NASA spacecraft spotted the probable remains of an Israeli spacecraft that crash-landed on the moon last month.
A major repair to the Hubble Space Telescope 10 years ago this week is still helping us uncover the history of the universe. But it almost didn't happen.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk — hot off the second successful flight of his gigantic Falcon Heavy rocket in April — is one of the recipients of a prize for science communication.
Science popularizer Bill Nye told viewers of a popular late-night show that Earth is "on [expletive] fire" while lighting a globe with a blowtorch.
New images of one of Mars' moons show a sweet surprise: It looks like candy. The moon, Phobos, shines like a rainbow-colored jawbreaker in new images from NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
Passengers journey off Earth en route to Mars in an exclusive clip from "Aniara," a Magnolia Pictures film that premieres in the U.S. May 17.
A galactic merger in our Milky Way galaxy likely produced a star "baby boom" billions of years ago, according to new research.
Space launch startup Rocket Lab has announced a launch date for several spacecraft on behalf of Spaceflight, a satellite rideshare company.
New York-based design agency AI SpaceFactory took the top prize in a NASA competition to 3D print a habitat that could be used on the moon or Mars.
A new study shows that blue supergiants — a rare type of supermassive star — change brightness because of waves breaking on their surfaces.
The ongoing collapse of the Aral Sea ecosystem, located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, shows up clearly in a video provided by NASA.
A new time-lapse video shows hundreds of dark crop circles springing up in the Egyptian desert. It uses a series of satellite images dating back to 1998.
Think robots are all square corners and rigid parts? Think again. Two interns at NASA are part of a larger group working on "soft robots" that could be used for exploring worlds beyond Earth.
Can you spot a cat in this cosmic image? This photo — just one of 70,000 available in a new Rosetta spacecraft image archive — has a cometary view that looks like a cat's face from side-on.
The personal and professional legacy of Neil Armstrong show clearly in a new set of items for sale at Heritage Auctions.
Europe's star-mapping spacecraft, Gaia, streaks across the Milky Way in a new image captured by a ground telescope. The image will help refine scientists' knowledge of Gaia's orbit.
NASA and the European Space Agency's long-running Hubble Space Telescope just produced an amazing close-up of a spiral galaxy, similar to our own Milky Way.