On January 19, 2006, NASA launched a spacecraft to Pluto! See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
In its first launch of the year, Arianespace successfully used an Ariane 5 rocket to launch two new communications satellites into orbit for Eutelsat and India. See photos of the mission here!
The European launch provider Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 rocket to launch two new communications satellites into orbit today (Jan. 16), and you can watch it live online.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Two NASA astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (Jan. 15), and you can watch all the action live online.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft will undock from the International Space Station today (Jan. 5) to begin a 5-hour journey back to Earth, and you can watch its departure live online.
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.
The year 2019 was an amazing one for space photography. From rocket launches to the northern lights, here's 100 cosmic views dazzled us as the year made its annual trip around the sun.
The third and final solar eclipse of the year is coming up on Dec. 26. Here's a guide to when, where and how to see it.
Boeing will make history this week when it sends its CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station for the first time, and you can keep up with the weeklong mission live online.
Astronomers gazing into the heart of the Milky Way have discovered new clues about our galaxy's dramatic past.
NASA just appointed a new leader for its human spaceflight program, and he’s dead set on making sure the agency puts astronauts on the moon in 2024.
An Ariane 5 rocket will launch two new communications satellites from French Guiana today (Nov. 26), and you can watch it live online.
The tiny planet Mercury scooted across the sun's face today (Nov. 11) for the last time until 2032, and skywatchers around the world had the chance to witness the rare celestial event.
When Mercury passes in front of the sun on Monday, you'll need the right equipment to see it safely. But if you don't have that kind of astronomy gear handy, you can also watch it live online.
The Mercury transit on Nov. 11 will be accessible to amateur astronomers, as long as they have the right equipment to view it safely.
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launched the Cygnus NG-12 cargo mission to the International Space Station on Nov. 2, 2019. See photos of the launch here!
A ghastly face with glowing eyes glares in deep space in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
An enormous asteroid flew by Earth today (Oct. 25), and you can watch it zip by in a video from the Virtual Telescope Project.
Agency chief Jim Bridenstine announced last week that Douglas Loverro has been named the agency’s new associate administrator for its Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
It won't be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Friday (Oct. 18).
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