After NASA's chief Jim Bridenstine's resigned yesterday (Jan. 20), President Joe Biden's administration has appointed Steve Jurczyk to serve as acting administrator.
The car-size Perseverance rover, the core of NASA's $2.7 billion Mars 2020 mission, will land Feb. 18, kicking off a new era of Red Planet exploration.
New data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Europe's Gaia spacecraft suggest that a brush with another galaxy caused the strange, potato chip-like "warp" in our Milky Way galaxy.
Looking closely at eclipse images, stargazers can spot a newfound Kreutz sungrazer comet that zoomed by the Sun during Chile and Argentina's solar eclipse.
Like its parent nation, NASA needs to prioritize bridging divides, the agency's outgoing chief said.
The launch of the Tiantong 1-03 communications satellite on Tuesday (Jan. 19) marked the start of a very busy year in space for China.
One of the three large steel platforms that supported the launch of NASA's Apollo and space shuttle missions is being demolished — due to a lack of space.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on a record 8th flight to send a new fleet of the company's Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Wednesday (Jan.20) and then nailed a landing at sea.
A new space policy highlights the fundamental role of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in securing the United States' safety and economic growth.
Humanity is barreling toward a "ghastly future" of mass extinctions, health crises and constant climate-induced disruptions to society.
A two-stage Electron booster lifted off from Rocket Lab's New Zealand launch site today (Jan. 20) at 2:26 a.m. EST (0726 GMT), carrying a single microsatellite to orbit.
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, who landed on the moon over 51 years ago, received his first COVID-19 vaccine yesterday (Jan. 18).
This week, NASA revealed that 2020 tied with 2016 as the hottest year on record. So what does this mean for the future of our planet and life on Earth?
You can put yourself on the scene virtually for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday (Jan. 20), thanks to the space-photo app Spelfie.
The core stage of NASA's giant Space Launch System moon rocket is in good shape despite its early shutdown during a crucial test this past weekend, agency officials said.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft kicked off the new year with another close approach to the sun on Sunday (Jan. 17) as the sun's activity picks up from a lull when the probe launched.