On April 18, 2014, NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) ended its mission by crashing into the moon. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!
NASA made a splash today (April 6) by dropping a test version of its Orion crew capsule for future moon missions into a big pool.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
A piece of debris from a SpaceX launch has turned up on someone's farm in central Washington, local authorities reported Friday (April 2).
China's new Long March 7A rocket successfully launched its first orbital mission after its first attempt one year ago ended with a failure.
NASA's Perseverance rover has brought the "family portrait" bumper sticker fad to a whole new world.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet today (Feb. 18) at 3:55 p.m. EST (2055 GMT) — or at least that's when NASA will find out if it landed.
On Monday (Feb. 1) two NASA astronauts will set out for their second spacewalk together to tackle battery and camera upgrades at the International Space Station.
"Apollo 11: Quarantine," which opens in select IMAX theaters Jan. 29, tells the story of what the Apollo 11 astronauts went through in their first 21 days back on Earth.
Boeing is planning to launch its Starliner astronaut taxi on a second test flight on March 25, company officials announced Monday (Jan. 25).
After casually stopping by President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday (Jan. 20), Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont set out on a tour of the universe — sort of.
Vaonis, a French startup that raised eyebrows in 2018 with its sci-fi robot-looking Stellina smart telescope, has revealed its latest newbie-friendly astrophotography invention.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station Wednesday (Jan. 13), splashing down off the coast of Florida for the first time ever.
2021 will be a lackluster year to see the annual Quadrantid meteor shower during its sharp peak overnight on Saturday (Jan. 2). Here's our guide.
Russia has launched a new anti-satellite missile test, its latest push to weaponize space, U.S. Space Command officials said Wednesday (Dec. 16).
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).
On Dec. 14, a total solar eclipse will be visible from South America. It will be the first and only total solar eclipse of 2020. Here's everything you need to know.
Chuck Yeager, the U.S. Air Force Pilot who became the first person to break the sound barrier, passed away today (Dec. 7) at the age of 97.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station today (Dec. 7) to deliver vital supplies for NASA and try something brand-new: park itself without the help of astronauts.
Two Russian cosmonauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Wednesday (Nov. 18), and you can watch their six-hour excursion live online.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule has successfully delivered a crew of four astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time.
SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for another historic astronaut launch from Florida this weekend, and officials are again asking spectators to take safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
SpaceX's next astronaut flight for NASA is "go" for launch this weekend. The company has been certified for regular flights to and from the International Space Station.
After nearly 11 months without a rocket launch, ISRO is back in action. The space agency successfully launched 10 satellites to orbit Saturday (Nov. 7), including a new Earth observation satellite.