For the first time ever, a NASA probe has performed a sample-snagging operation on an asteroid in deep space.
NASA has just awarded a $650,000 grant to the team behind Lunar ExoCam, a camera system designed to eject from moon landers and record video of their touchdowns from the otherworldly gray ground.
Alan Stern, who leads NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond, has been selected to fly aboard SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's six-passenger suborbital space plane.
Two big pieces of space junk are zooming toward a close approach that will occur Thursday (Oct. 15) at 8:56 p.m. EDT (0056 GMT on Oct. 16), according to California-based tracking company LeoLabs.
SpaceX, Astrobotic and a dozen other companies just got an infusion of NASA cash to develop potentially game-changing exploration technologies.
Eight nations have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of principles outlining the responsible exploration of Earth's nearest neighbor, NASA officials announced today (Oct. 13).
Blue Origin plans to launch its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on an uncrewed test flight Tuesday morning (Oct. 13), and you can watch the liftoff live.
The upcoming Crew-1 mission, which had been scheduled to launch Oct. 31, will now occur no sooner than early to mid-November.
Astronomers have studied the megaconstellation threat, alerted the public about it and helped satellite operators dim their spacecraft. But some are now taking another, potentially much bigger step.
Powerful stellar eruptions could pose a serious challenge to the origin and evolution of life around the universe, a new study suggests.
The United States' space policy threatens the safe and sustainable development of the final frontier, two researchers argue.
Boeing's Chris Ferguson is withdrawing from the first crewed Starliner test flight for NASA, a mission he was to command.
The annual Draconid meteor shower peaks Wednesday evening (Oct. 7) — but the bright, gibbous moon will wash it out.
The UK government aims to spur the development of rockets that gobble themselves up on the way to orbit.
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station just got nearly 4 tons of new supplies, including a $23 million titanium space toilet.
Terry Adams, one of the best BMX trick riders in the world, danced on two wheels in the orange light of a rising Harvest Moon Thursday night (Oct. 1), as a new video shows.
Austin-based startup ICON, which 3D-prints houses here on Earth, just launched Project Olympus, an ambitious effort to develop a space-based construction system.
Scientists have conducted a new cosmos-wide matter census, finding that the stuff makes up 31% of our universe.
The nation's newest military branch doesn't currently launch anyone to the final frontier. But that will change someday, if all goes according to plan.