While everyone is staying safe and doing what they can to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, we at Space.com have a list of astronomy activities you can do from your own backyard or balcony.
It was 50 years ago Monday (April 13) that the Apollo 13 crew famously told NASA: "Houston, we've had a problem." You can celebrate the "successful failure" with a NASA documentary and more.
Fred Haise is an ex-NASA astronaut most famous for his role as the lunar module pilot on the nearly-disastrous Apollo 13 mission.
The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission will whiz past our planet as the spacecraft continues on its long journey toward Mercury.
Jack Swigert was an expert pilot and NASA astronaut most famous for his role as command module pilot for Apollo 13.
"Star Trek Online" wants you to help save Zefram Cochrane and First Contact Day in a special event from April 2 to April 23!
With much of the commercial space industry focused on putting small satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO), how quickly will the U.S. military follow?
A recent study went full Indiana Jones to show that our home galaxy, the Milky Way, was a cannibal in its earlier years, swallowing five smaller galaxies.
The Milky Way's warped shape probably is due to a long-running collision with a smaller galaxy. But which galaxy this might be is a mystery.
As we all search for things to do while stuck in our homes, know that Disney Plus has many, many hours of content for space nerds to enjoy.
U.S. fears that China could set up a moon base for spying do not line up with the country's statements about its space program, according to security experts.
NASA is asking the public to help them explore "hell," as the agency terms it — the roasting surface of the planet Venus.
2022 is going to be big for science at NASA, with science missions observing Earth, the universe and everything in between.
Astronauts are experts on social isolation and quarantines. Here are their tips for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Even as Earth is in turmoil, NASA continues to share amazing pictures from across the solar system — allowing us to (virtually) travel far while staying in place.
Could Mercury's close orbit to the sun help the planet generate ice? This sounds like a paradox, but a new study shows how it could happen.
A successful firing test shows that Europe's lightweight Vega launcher is well on its way to cheaper and more efficient launches in 2025, officials say.
If the coronavirus pandemic has you stuck at home and yearning for some space exploration, here are some free space projects and activities to keep you occupied.
NASA's forthcoming moon rocket program is so costly that the agency will need to let Congress know of budgetary overruns while reviewing the program, NASA's inspector general said.
While NASA has big plans to return humans to the moon in 2024, the agency is also thinking small by working to support the development of tiny robots and satellites.
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