See live views of the Perseid meteor shower beginning at 6 p.m. EDT (2200 GMT).
Astronomers with the Slooh online observatory will host a free webcast of the annual Perseid meteor shower on Wednesday (Aug. 12) at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). Watch it live here!
The 2020 Perseid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Aug. 11 and 12). Here's the U.S. weather forecast.
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy snapped this breathtaking shot of the Galapagos Islands from his current post aboard the International Space Station.
The Perseids are back! This week, you can catch the annual meteor shower, a favorite of many skywatchers, as it peaks thanks to four livestreams.
On Aug. 11, 1960, part of the Discoverer 13 satellite became the first human-made object to be recovered from Earth's orbit. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Astronomers might detect black holes falling into wormholes via ripples in space and time called gravitational waves, a new study finds.
The new military branch, which President Donald Trump officially established in December 2019, just published its first doctrine, a 41-page document called "Spacepower."
Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket for small satellites should be ready to launch for the first time this fall, company representatives said.
The Department of Defense is sticking with SpaceX and United Launch Alliance as its two primary launch services for U.S. national security missions.
For a few months in 2018, as NASA's Dawn spacecraft used up its last drops of fuel, it gave scientists an incredibly detailed look at one of the strangest places in the solar system: Occator Crater.
NASA's All-Sky Fireball Network captured Perseid meteors streaking overhead on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 8 and Aug. 9).
A new experiment on ultra-rare astatine could open the door to cancer treatments and new research into super-heavy atoms.
New NASA imagery shows that the St. Patrick bay ice caps have vanished from Arctic Canada, two years sooner than scientists predicted
A team of physicists has devised a simple way to measure the duration of a bizarre phenomenon called quantum tunneling.
While some hazards of spaceflight and the space environment — like G-forces, radiation, vibration and microgravity — are well documented, many risks remain unknown.
Scientists may one day detect alien planets outside the Milky Way using the ripples in space and time known as gravitational waves, a new study finds.
The new animated "Star Trek" show, "The Lower Decks" gets off to a promising start on CBS All Access with the first episode "Second Contact."