The bathroom on the International Space System is getting a major upgrade with a new, high-tech, compact space toilet to be delivered next week.
NASA shared a fun video of Hilary Swank's visit to mission control in preparation for her role as an astronaut in Netflix's new space series "Away."
An amateur astronomer from Brazil discovered the large, "potentially hazardous" asteroid that safely passed by Earth this week on Thursday (Sept. 10).
Arianespace's Vega rocket is scheduled to launch from the Guiana Space Center tonight (Sept. 2) at 9:51 p.m. EDT, carrying 53 satellites into orbit.
United Launch Alliance (ULA) shared a spectacular 3D projection of the Delta IV Heavy rocket at Cape Canaveral ahead of this week's satellite launch.
Satellites have spotted tropical storms Marco and Laura as they simultaneously marched toward the Gulf of Mexico.
SpaceX has raised over $1.9 billion in new funding this month, representing the largest single fundraising round to date.
A cosmic gas cloud has a mysterious gamma-ray "heartbeat" that appears to be in sync with a neighboring black hole.
NASA powered up its Mars helicopter Ingenuity for the first time on Aug. 7 and tested the little craft's electronics.
An experimental mission to collect orbital debris is slated to launch this fall to test the deorbit performance of two identical satellites.
NASA's OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft is preparing for its final rehearsal before touching down on asteroid Bennu this fall to snag a piece of space rock.
Evidence of a neutron star hidden deep inside Supernova 1987A helps astronomers solve a 33-year-old mystery surrounding one of the brightest star explosions ever observed.
New 3D supercomputer simulations show the early stages of planetary collisions, demonstrating what may happen to an Earth-like planet struck by a giant object.
The young, remote island of Nishinoshima in the Pacific Ocean is experiencing a growth spurt following recent volcanic activity.
Israel has successfully launched a new reconnaissance satellite into orbit, the latest in a series of spy satellites for the country that date back to 1988.
This Saturday, July 4, Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the sun, also known as aphelion.
Astronomers Without Borders is sending 16,000 recycled eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for the "ring of fire" annular eclipse on June 21.
More than 8,500 active-duty Air Force service members have volunteered to join the U.S. Space Force — the nation's newest military branch.
NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, who recently became the first crew to fly in SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, talk about the "overview effect" and their first week of work in space.
Here's Space.com's guide to some of the biggest science fiction movies slated to release this year: "The New Mutants," "Black Widow," "Wonder Woman 1984," "Dune" and more.
NASA satellite data revealed significant reductions in air pollution over the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast United States as people reduce travel during the coronavirus outbreak.
Astronomers have probed the Perseus galaxy cluster in search of an as-yet undetected particle that would help support string theory.