"I never thought I would ever see such a measurement in my lifetime."
A preview and new trailer for the new action thriller "I.S.S." that imagines what happens aboard the International Space Station when war breaks out on Earth below.
Having launched on Oct. 13, the Psyche spacecraft has been journeying to a metal asteroid reminiscent of Earth's core. It just snapped its first image.
Japan's robotic SLIM spacecraft will make the nation's first-ever moon landing on Jan. 19, if all goes according to plan.
China launched a remote-sensing satellite for Egypt late on Sunday (Dec. 3) as space cooperation between the two countries deepens.
A new journal article outlines the design for a quadcopter that could assist China's mission to collect samples from Mars.
A ghostlike dusty galaxy from the early universe might represent a whole population of hidden galaxies.
A monstrous dark patch, known as a coronal hole, recently appeared near the sun's equator. The temporary gap enables unusually fast solar wind to race toward Earth.
People are launching to space in ever-greater numbers, with few backups in case of trouble. A 'Space Rescue Service' might fill in the gap, a new report argues.
One of the biggest mysteries in cosmology is the rate at which the universe is expanding. One possible explanation: That we live in a giant void in space (an area with below average density).
NASA's Mars robots are back up to full speed on and around the Red Planet, after a two-week pause in commanding.
NASA has revealed a new false-color image of Alaska's Malaspina Glacier that highlights several recent findings about the massive ice mass.
A maneuverable robot from Japan-based startup GITAI has made the list of technologies chosen for a lunar infrastructure development study from DARPA.
Due to the mind-blowing distances and speeds required, interstellar travel remains a major spaceflight challenge. But new research highlights yet another hurdle: Communication blackouts.
Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino shares lessons learned during his career and how they can be applied in his new book, "Moonshot: A NASA Astronaut's Guide to Achieving the Impossible" out Dec. 5.
On Dec. 5, 2014, NASA's Orion space capsule launched for the first time. This spacecraft is designed to take astronauts to the moon.
"The Star Wars Holiday Special" scores a new tell-all book and making-of documentary about what is widely regarded as the worst "Star Wars" spinoff in history.
Pluto's 'almost twin' dwarf planet Eris has a rocky core blanketed by an icy shell, which appears to be flexing slowly.
A new NASA video explains how the Perseverance Rover may have collected its youngest rock sample yet from the Red Planet's Jezero Crater.