On Thursday (April 25) the moon will make a close approach to Saturn in the predawn sky. For lucky skywatchers in part of the globe, the moon will actually pass in front of the ringed planet.
Celebrate 29 years of the Hubble Space Telescope with this gallery of our favorite views from the iconic observatory.
Happy birthday, Hubble! To celebrate the beloved telescope's 29th anniversary, the Hubble team released this new image of the Southern Crab Nebula.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
On April 24, 1970, China became the fifth nation to independently launch a satellite into orbit. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space videos series!
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions.
An explosion that may have destroyed a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft during an engine test on April 20 could push back NASA's plans to begin launching astronauts from U.S. soil this summer.
Astronomers aren't sure how this galaxy ended up with its long, gassy appendages, but NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope is going to investigate.
An asteroid the size of a house gave Earth a close shave today (April 18), passing nearer to our planet than any other space rock will for the rest of this year — that is, as far as we know.
Australia's space agency is teaming up with Boeing to give a boost to the budding space industry in the land Down Under.
The Israeli spacecraft that crashed into the moon on April 11 was having problems with its main engine and was unable to slow down in time before it smashed into the lunar surface.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine is confident that the agency will be able to land astronauts on the moon in 2024, but the U.S. won't undertake the mission alone.
Europe's next asteroid mission, which could launch in 2023, will rely on the same kind of navigation technology as self-driving cars.
Astronaut Anne McClain is defending NASA's decision to scrap the first all-female spacewalk over a lack of appropriately sized spacesuits.
Venus will meet up with a slender, crescent moon on Tuesday (April 2), and you can catch the celestial pair together in the predawn sky.
During the Expedition 59 mission to the International Space Station, astronauts are doing a series of three spacewalks. See photos of them working in space!
NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Christina Koch successfully completed a spacewalk at the International Space Station today to continue an ongoing power upgrade at the orbiting lab.
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and presidential candidate, whose pantsuits became a political fashion statement, is now making a statement about NASA's spacesuits.
The first all-female spacewalk in history will no longer happen today (March 29), but you can still watch two NASA astronauts take an important spacewalk outside the International Space Station!