2021 was another record-setting year, ranking as the sixth hottest year on record. Following a trend, these past eight years have also been the eight hottest years on record.
As the James Webb Space Telescope begins the lengthy process of aligning its 18 primary mirror segments, astronomers wonder: What will the huge observatory look at first?
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket lofted seven small satellites for three different customers today (Jan. 13), marking the third straight successful mission for the California-based company.
The "Above the Clouds" mission is scheduled to lift off from California's Mojave Air and Space Port today (Jan. 13) between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. EST (2100 to 2330 GMT).
China's Shenzhou 13 astronauts conducted a manual rendezvous and docking test over the weekend to test emergency procedures for spacecraft visiting the Chinese space station.
A group of physicists has measured gravity using the effects of time dilation — the slowing of time imparted by increased velocity or gravitational force — on atoms.
For over 60 years, dedicated teams in NASA's Mission Control have provided support for astronauts in space. Out of the thousands on staff during that time, less than 100 led the room, until now.
SpaceX successfully launched 105 small satellites into orbit before landing a veteran booster back on Earth on Thursday (Jan. 13).
Stellar groupings orbiting the outskirts of the Milky Way shed new light on the elusive dark matter surrounding our galaxy.
SpaceX is preparing another one of its Falcon 9 rockets to launch a bevy of small satellites into space this morning (Jan. 13), and you can watch the fiery action live online.
A rare type of white dwarf star has been erupting in the most extreme superflares of its kind ever seen, researchers find in a new study.
Astronomers have spotted the brightest ever 'Ccow' supernova shining in x-rays providing evidence the mysterious phenomenon might be driven by an emerging black hole or a neutron star.
The first SLS mission, an uncrewed flight around the moon, is scheduled to launch in March. Crewed missions are slated to follow in 2024 and 2025.
Just weeks after the excitement of launch, the James Webb Space Telescope is already seeking focus in space.