A Chinese next-generation spacecraft for taking astronauts to low Earth orbit and beyond has arrived at a coastal spaceport in preparation for a test flight.
Something is keeping "Star Trek: The Next Generation" going a generation after fans first met the characters. Here's what the actors think it is.
Happy birthday, Glenn Research Center! Today in 1942, the origin of the NASA center was founded. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
The first African American to be selected as an astronaut is being remembered with the naming of a space station cargo capsule set to launch during Black History Month.
SpaceX successfully conducted an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon crew capsule on Jan. 19 to test the emergency escape system for astronauts. See photos of the test here!
While "Star Trek" fans worldwide are rejoicing at the return of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, the actor who plays him says his younger self would have been surprised to reprise the role.
How does NASA know it's time to end a mission? For the Spitzer Space Telescope, the agency can blame it on the spacecraft's juice.
This past Sunday (Jan. 19), SpaceX's Crew Dragon took off and flew brilliantly through a high-altitude test of its launch escape system.
If you haven't signed up for the Space.com forums yet, now is a great time, as there's a ton of things to get involved in.
In January, the moon will make a close approach to several planets both before and after it enters its new phase on Jan. 24, offering some fine photo opportunities in a bright winter sky.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center for an uncrewed in-flight abort test of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft.
There's a faint gamma-ray background in the universe, and scientists now think it could be caused by dark matter.
Christened for months as "The Comet of the Century," Comet Kohoutek never came remotely close to living up to expectations.
Solar Orbiter, a mission led by the European Space Agency with NASA participation, is scheduled to launch on Feb. 5 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
China's long-lived lunar robots Chang'e-4 and Yutu-2 are once again at work on the far side of the moon, where they woke up for their 14th day on Jan. 18 and 19.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
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