Solar Orbiter, a joint mission by NASA and the European Space Agency, has hit its first big milestone of its sun-watching mission — and the spacecraft will soon have pictures to prove it.
Later this year, if all goes well, the International Space Station will receive a very important delivery: a new and improved toilet system.
Listen to a couple ideas about humanity's future on the moon and you'll likely hear about the game-changing potential of a substance you probably have in your freezer: water ice.
NASA has tapped the company Astrobotic to land the VIPER moon rover at the lunar south pole in 2023.
Astronomers are praising SpaceX's response to months of outcry over the visibility of the company's Starlink internet satellites from scientists dismayed by interference with observations.
You'll need a minute to take it all in, there's a lot going on in this stunning view of the inner solar system, including a comet, Mercury and some solar weather.
As Americans took to the streets in protest and NASA astronauts took to the skies on a commercial spacecraft, some space fans had a question: "Can't we just do space?"
Sharp-eyed skywatchers in parts of the world may be able to catch a slight lunar eclipse today as Earth embarks on a new "eclipse season," although North American viewers will be out of luck.
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for the first mole to burrow into the surface of Mars, scientists hope.
You can't rush a superdense star as it gobbles up bites of a neighbor for nearly two weeks before shooting off a burst of X-rays thousands of times brighter than our sun.
SpaceX's first crewed Dragon capsule slid into its dock on the International Space Station successfully today, concluding a 31-hour voyage to orbit for two veteran NASA astronauts.
After a historic launch yesterday from the coast of Florida, two NASA astronauts arrive today at the space station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon.
It's a sight no one has seen in nearly a decade: A rocket carrying NASA astronauts launching from Florida's Kennedy Space Center.
Florida doesn't seem far from the International Space Station in this photo an orbiting astronaut snapped of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Weather was top of mind at a prelaunch briefing for NASA's first crewed launch on a SpaceX capsule, dubbed Demo-2 and currently scheduled for tomorrow (May 30).
For a week, it was a truly stunning crumb of the solar system — until scientists realized it was just a dirty hunk of ice with an identity crisis.
Two veteran NASA astronauts were still cheerful after bad weather scrubbed their historic launch on a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station.
SpaceX is still one day away from launching astronauts back into orbit from the U.S., but, NASA has already announced the target date for the company's next crewed mission: Aug. 30.
Even as SpaceX prepares to launch astronauts for the first time, the company is sharing its dreams for human spaceflight on a much grander scale: missions to Mars.
A satellite has spotted SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon standing tall on a launch pad in Florida, ready for this week's historic crewed flight.
The hundreds of people who have been to space have traveled on just a handful of vehicles, eight in all over nearly six decades of spaceflight.
After delays from the coronavirus pandemic, NASA has picked a date for its spacecraft to snatch up a chunk of space rock to bring home.