The U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane has winged past 200 days in orbit on its latest clandestine mission.
Nobody likes to have their life adrift — but on Venus, the drifting clouds of that hellish world could be a niche for extraterrestrial microbial life.
The impending re-entry of China's Tiangong-1 space station is being closely monitored, but experts still can't say exactly when and where the bus-size laboratory will fall to Earth.
China’s Tiangong-1 space lab will likely fall to Earth between March 30 and April 2, according to the latest prediction by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany.
A new forecast by the European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office predicts that the 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 spacecraft will fall back to Earth between March 30 and April 6.
Later this year, the moon's far side will welcome its first robotic visitor — China's Chang'e 4 lander.
The Pittsburgh-based company Astrobotic, in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, has won a NASA Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Award to develop a "CubeRover" for moon missions.
NASA is pressing forward on plans to build a Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway, an outpost for astronauts positioned in the space near Earth's moon.
Three containers of samples brought back to Earth by Apollo astronauts remain sealed today. Now is the right time to open one of them, some scientists contend.
China's 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 spacecraft is now expected to fall into Earth's atmosphere between March 24 and April 19, European Space Agency officials said.
A website lets you follow the cosmic trek of the Tesla Roadster that launched on the Feb. 6 maiden flight of SpaceX's huge new Falcon Heavy rocket. Find Tesla in space.
Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital capsule features the biggest windows in spaceflight history, company representatives say — and that's a big part of the sales pitch.
Finding evidence for life on Mars has been a decades-long ambition for NASA, which has spent billions of dollars to send machines wheeling over, poking and probing the Red Planet.
The Tesla Roadster that launched aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6 has been assigned an interplanetary ID number by NASA.
Elon Musk will send a Tesla Roadster into space as a test payload on the maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy. But is the car just doomed to be space junk?
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found intriguing structures on Mars that look like tiny, fossilized worm burrows — but mission team members aren't claiming that the finds are evidence of life.
The Aerospace Corp.'s Center for Orbital and Reentry Debris Studies (CORDS) is sponsoring a guessing game about when China's Tiangong-1 space lab will fall to Earth.