The jets emanating from a famous black hole are cruising along at near light speed, according to new observations.
How close is the International Space Station to an endgame? Commercial providers recently discussed the possibility as they talked about capitalizing on a new commercial direction for the station.
The core stage of NASA's new megarocket, the massive Space Launch System (SLS), ready to leave its New Orleans home for an epic journey culminating in a space voyage.
Blue Origin opened a new headquarters in Washington State as the company aims to send private astronauts into suborbital space later this year.
The horrific wildfires blanketing much of southeastern Australia right now came under scrutiny from space.
NASA lost touch with a small planet-hunting satellite in December while the telescope was in its third mission extension.
The first launch of Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket has pushed to April 2020 as the company prepares for a very busy year.
There's finally a sequel to Michael Crichton's 1969 classic about extraterrestrial life trying to take over humanity from, of all places, Arizona.
The 2020 Quadrantid meteor shower will peak overnight on Jan. 3-4, and the moon will be favorable to see the faint display of "shooting stars." Here's our guide.
Three Nobel Prize laureates gathered to talk about the universe with none other than two Expedition 61 astronauts orbiting Earth: NASA's Jessica Meir, and Italy's Luca Parmitano.
From commercial crew to a flood of Mars missions, 2020 promises to be an exciting year for spaceflight.
New results relying on five decades of satellite observations show extensive changes to glaciers at the Earth's north and south poles.
If you're feeling all tied up with obligations this holiday season, perhaps a newly studied galaxy feels the same way.
Spaceflight is hard, and sometimes things don't go to plan. The year 2019 had a few major "lessons learned" for entities all around the world.
Three lunar missions, commercial spaceflight milestones, the first all-woman spacewalk — 2019 was a busy year in space for public and private entities alike.
Fresh findings about the edge of Earth's atmosphere are puzzling scientists affiliated with two missions that launched this year, and then some.
What is it about the "Star Wars" franchise that gives it staying power throughout a generation and a half of change?
A new exoplanet mission took to the skies early this morning (Dec. 18), on a quest to better understand the metrics of distant worlds.
NASA plans to purchase even more satellite data about Earth after a pilot program in this field went well, according to a media report.
As 2019 draws to a close, China shows no sign of slowing down its recent feverish pace of launching rockets successfully.
A European exoplanet-hunting satellite is set to soar into space on Tuesday, along with a few other satellites. Here's how you can watch live.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the JCSAT 18/Kacific 1 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Here's how to watch it live.