Patient "Star Trek" fans have waited 55 years for Captain Christopher Pike to have his own series — and that series will finally launch in just a few months.
Sputnik's pioneering flight 63 years ago this week in 1957 had a deep resonance on Americans. Today, the culture and technology of satellites continues to impact people around the world.
NASA recently highlighted some collaborations between the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes.
As International Observe the Moon Night goes virtual this year, NASA is inviting the public to join a live celebration online.
Lawrence's lecture on "The Virtual Astronaut" live event series will stream live Friday (Sept. 25) at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT).
Scientists have found fresh evidence in lunar rocks showing that the moon was likely formed after a Mars-sized planet crashed into the proto-Earth more than 4 billion years ago.
Among the many new characters that "Star Trek: Discovery" will introduce in Season 3 is one of the non-human sort: a fluffy feline named Grudge.
The "Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition Complete" game celebrates its ninth anniversary with digital launches for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Smoke from the devastating U.S. wildfires is spreading across the country, moving north into Canada and across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe.
Two asteroids made close flybys of Earth on Monday (Sept. 14), in both cases showing a common occurrence that didn't put our home planet at any risk.
Two-time NASA spaceflyer Clayton Anderson is the first speaker in a new virtual initiative designed to keep astronauts in the public eye.
The seedy Mos Eisley Cantina is home to some of the most iconic moments in the first "Star Wars" film, and soon you'll be able to recreate them on your own in Lego form.
A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft has safely landed after two days in orbit, according to state media, and may have deployed a satellite during its mysterious, brief journey in space.
On Tuesday (Sept. 8), actors will celebrate an online "Star Trek" day with panels and discussions, while discussing the series' emphasis on diversity.
NASA's new Space Launch System megarocket and associated ground infrastructure have soared past original cost estimates to a degree that requires the agency to notify Congress.
China launched an experimental spacecraft into orbit on Friday (Sept. 4), with few details about what the spacecraft will do.
Scientists created maps and other data products to track the fires and smoke plumes and make predictions about which parts of California may be affected next.
NASA's new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket finished a full-scale flight support booster test Wednesday (Sept. 2) as the agency gets ready to fly astronauts to the moon one day.
A golden age may be coming for human spaceflight research as more astronauts than ever fly to the International Space Station aboard commercial crew vehicles and through private companies.