The universe is pretty good at smashing things together. And when neutron stars do it, the collisions release a flood of elements necessary for life.
Space tourism vehicles are probably the only technology with the potential to kill humans that doesn't need to undergo independent safety certification. Is that a good idea?
NASA is gearing up to launch a new Earth-observing satellite and you can watch the action live online.
Love and sex need to happen in space if we hope to travel long distances and become an interplanetary species, but space organizations are not ready.
On Sept. 26, 1983, a Russian Soyuz rocket exploded on the launchpad. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!
The winning photographs for the 13th annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards have been announced, and the sun is the star of the show.
Here's a look at stunning astronomy images from the Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
The stars have provided inspiration for imaginative storytellers across the planet for millennia. This is the tale of two star-crossed lovers, Vega and Altair.
By diligently tracing dashcam footage from a particularly spectacular fireball seen over central Europe in February 2020, a team of scientists hit pay dirt on three fragments of space rock.
NASA has cleared its newest powerful Earth observation satellite for a launch into orbit on Monday (Sept. 27) from the California coast.
Titan Books and award-winning sci-fi scribe Pat Cadigan bring Gibson’s discarded "Alien 3" draft to life
It seems like every week, another rocket is launched into space carrying rovers to Mars, tourists or, most commonly, satellites.
Falcon Heavy is now scheduled to loft Astranis' first commercial communications satellite to orbit next spring, the San Francisco-based company announced Thursday (Sept. 23).