There are quite a few times in history when crews ran into trouble, and got out again. That's why good training for the extreme environment of space is a must.
Is it two galaxies, or two star clusters? Astronomers aren't yet sure what the James Webb Space Telescope spotted in an image of the early universe.
Steve Squyres, the principal investigator of the Opportunity mission, could have switched to Saturn. But learning about water on Mars kept him going on one mission for 30 years.
The partial solar eclipse today (Oct. 25) generated some haunting space footage of the shadow of our moon passing over our Earth, as seen from satellites.
Newly returned International Space Station astronauts say they were impressed with their quarters, but new tech and design thinking could push new commercial stations even further.
Kerbal Space Program 2 is launching an early access program for PC gamers only, aiming to get people on board quickly to assess its physics and gameplay.
European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti did some last-minute shopping as part of her larger bid to promote fun and teamwork in orbit. Food also played a role.
Join a crowd of Red Planet researchers at the 2022 International Mars Society Convention, which is broadcasting some of the activities online.
SpaceX continues to expand its Starlink constellation with a launch of 54 satellites on Thursday (Oct. 20).
Starfield, one of the most highly anticipated space games of the coming months, is getting some tweaks to avoid player frustration after its expected 2023 launch date.
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev just landed from a six-month International Space Station stay last month.
Orbex announced a fundraising round Tuesday (Oct. 18) to boost its first space rocket off the pad, as it faces a crowded industry in the U.K. vying for the first vertical rocket launch.
The U.S. Space Force seeks to ramp up its 'rapid launch' capabilities with a pair of task orders supporting a 2023 mission devoted to assessing orbital threats.
The International Space Station experiment is a small step towards testing this tech for lunar exploration for the Artemis program, proponents say.
Christopher Slayton took on a challenge of galactic scale: to recreate the universe in Minecraft, a game that is usually tailored to creators building on a single world.
China launched an environmental satellite into space Wednesday (Oct. 13) amid a surge of rocket activity.
A suborbital rocket from Skyrora failed to reach space on Saturday (Oct. 8), but the company said the test launch was a milestone effort nonetheless.
Reference Pluto, officially a dwarf planet, has surprising complexity on its surface. While certainly a world, not everyone agrees it is a planet.
Reference This NASA center for climate research and Earth observation manages several missions, like the James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope.
SpaceX and NASA called off plans for Crew-4 astronauts to undock their Dragon capsule and return to Earth on Thursday (Oct. 13) due to weather concerns.
Expedition 68 commander Samantha Cristoforetti thanked her crew of 10 for the "short but intense" International Space Station rotation she oversaw for the past 2 weeks.
As landing on Earth draws near, a potential moonwalker said International Space Station research "will enable us to go further into the solar system."
NASA's Perseverance rover recently grabbed its 14th Red Planet rock sample but is having trouble sealing it up for eventual shipment to Earth.