This cluster of stars has been visible for a long time, but scientists only just now realized they're part of the same cosmic river.
On Feb. 20, 1962, NASA launched astronaut John Glenn into orbit around the Earth for the first time. See how it happened here in our On This Day in Space video series.
The 4-year old MAVEN mission will start making elliptical orbits closer to Mars' surface and prepare for its role as a future data-relay system for NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 rover.
An appropriation bill signed into law Feb. 15 gives NASA $21.5 billion for fiscal year 2019, $1.6 billion above the administration's original request.
The weird "neck" between the lobes of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko spotted by the Rosetta spacecraft formed in part because the comet had a brittle interior, a new study shows.
We may not have to wait much longer to get our first glimpse of E.T., NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
Forget the Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci knockoffs, what may be the must-have high-end bag replica this summer — 50 years after the first moon landing — is a Puntzi.