On Oct. 18, 1963, a cat went to space! Félicette was a French "catstronaut" who became the first and only feline to fly to space. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to begin the first-ever all-female spacewalk today (Oct. 18) at around 7:50 a.m. EDT (1150 GMT). Watch it live at Space.com.
The tiny, wheeled robot, named Yaoki, is one of about 30 payloads flying on the first moon mission of Astrobotic's Peregrine lander.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will take the world's first all-female spacewalk today (Oct. 18) and you can watch it live here! Here's how.
Our home galaxy stole several dwarf galaxies that used to belong to the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a galaxy near the Milky Way.
NASA forked out $5 million to SpaceX to help the company do a mandatory safety investigation but provided no extra money to competitor Boeing, according to a media report.
By analyzing the disintegrated remains of distant worlds consumed by their stars, a new study found that at least some rocky exoplanets may have interiors similar to those of Earth and Mars.
Here's a guide to SpaceX's launch schedule, other rocket missions, astronomical events of the next year, as well as milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
Space fans of New York City have a lot to look forward to on Saturday (Oct. 17), as the Explorers Club celebrates "Space Stories" with an all-day event.
A nonprofit called The Earth Archive wants to make a 3D map of the entire planet, before the climate crisis changes Earth's face forever.
The first-quarter moon rises over Earth's thin, blue atmosphere in this photo taken by an astronaut at the International Space Station.
Here's the reality: We're messing up the Earth and any far-out ideas of colonizing another orb when we're done with our own are wishful thinking.
Big, schmancy compounds keep popping up all over the solar system, and new research may help clear up confusion about how they form in so many places.
New photos give us the best-ever look at NASA's InSight lander on the surface of Mars and show the circuitous route the Curiosity rover is taking up a big Red Planet mountain.
The company's Electron booster toted a satellite to an altitude of more than 620 miles (1,000 kilometers).
Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic lifted the curtain Wednesday (Oct. 16) on its new line of Under Amour "spacewear" for passengers on suborbital trips aboard its SpaceShipTwo vehicles.
The price of a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic's suborbital SpaceShipTwo will likely increase as the private spaceflight company gears up for its first commercial flights.
A key group of congressional budgeters have big questions for NASA chief Jim Bridenstine about his moon-landing goals — and he doesn't have the answers they want.
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