Elon Musk is putting a big chunk of change into the fight against climate change.
The car-size Perseverance rover, the core of NASA's $2.7 billion Mars 2020 mission, will land Feb. 18, kicking off a new era of Red Planet exploration.
Like its parent nation, NASA needs to prioritize bridging divides, the agency's outgoing chief said.
A two-stage Electron booster lifted off from Rocket Lab's New Zealand launch site today (Jan. 20) at 2:26 a.m. EST (0726 GMT), carrying a single microsatellite to orbit.
You can put yourself on the scene virtually for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday (Jan. 20), thanks to the space-photo app Spelfie.
The core stage of NASA's giant Space Launch System moon rocket is in good shape despite its early shutdown during a crucial test this past weekend, agency officials said.
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket reached orbit today (Jan. 17) on its second test flight — and also successfully deployed 10 satellites.
NASA's Curiosity rover marked 3,000 Martian days, or "sols," on the Red Planet Tuesday (Jan. 12), a mere five weeks before NASA's Perseverance rover is scheduled to touch down.
The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris may very well make history with their choice to lead the 62-year-old U.S. space agency.
Blue Origin's New Shepard vehicle just aced another suborbital test flight, keeping it on track to start launching people in the relatively near future.
SpaceX's newest Starship prototype blazed to life three times today (Jan. 13), apparently keeping the vehicle on track for a high-altitude test flight in the near future.
The landing of NASA's Perseverance Mars rover next month will make serious waves, some of which may help scientists better understand the Red Planet's structure.
Astronomers just confirmed the existence of KOI-5Ab, which was first flagged as a potential planet by NASA's pioneering Kepler space telescope way back in 2009.
Just a month after returning asteroid samples to Earth, Japan's Hayabusa2 probe is officially on the move toward another space rock.
Elon Musk just became the world's richest person, nudging fellow space tycoon Jeff Bezos from the top spot.
The Tianhe module will lift off atop a Long March 5B rocket a few months from now, if all goes according to plan.
The madness that swept over Capitol Hill on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 6) drew widespread condemnation, including from some folks who have seen Earth from a perspective-enhancing remove.
SN9's engines burned briefly today (Jan. 6) during a static-fire test at SpaceX's South Texas facilities, near the Gulf Coast village of Boca Chica.
Virgin Orbit is targeting Sunday (Jan. 10) for Launch Demo 2, its second attempt to send its LauncherOne rocket to Earth orbit.
SpaceX wants to bring Super Heavy, the giant first stage of the two-stage Starship system, down directly on the launch stand shortly after liftoff.
The big galaxy at the core of the cluster Abell 2261 should harbor a supermassive black hole that weighs as much as 3 billion to 100 billion suns. But astronomers can't find it.