One of the oldest known annual meteor showers, peaking early this week, may unfortunately be hindered by an almost-full moon.
A solid metallic core nearly as large as Earth's might be lurking deep within the solar system's smallest planet.
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew.
Jerrie Cobb, the first woman to pass all the same preflight tests as NASA's seven Mercury astronauts, has died.
Four years after he orbited the moon alone during humanity's first lunar landing mission, Michael Collins brought everyone back on Earth along for the ride.
China aims to launch a bold sample-return mission just three years from now, according to the nation's state-run Xinhua news agency.
They say dress for the job you want, not the job you have, but it doesn't seem like the heroines of the first two "Star Wars" trilogies got that memo.
Still in testing mode, the U.S. Air Force Space Fence on Kwajalein Atoll detected India’s March 27 anti-satellite test and issued a break-up alert.
An asteroid the size of a house gave Earth a close shave today (April 18), passing nearer to our planet than any other space rock will for the rest of this year — that is, as far as we know.
Beresheet's farewell photo shows the battered patch of lunar ground that would become the little probe's final resting place.
A photo taken yesterday (April 17) by DigitalGlobe's sharp-eyed WorldView-2 satellite shows the damage done to the famous 850-year-old Paris church.
Investment into space companies hit a record high in 2018, exceeding $3 billion with no sign of an imminent downturn, according to a new report by a consulting firm.
NASA's next long-duration spaceflight mission has already begun, and doctors are excited about what it could teach them.
The SABRE air-breathing rocket engine is ready for a major round of testing in the next 18 months after passing a preliminary design review by the European Space Agency.
Fortunately, we're getting to the point where we can see potentially hazardous objects coming — and maybe even do something about it.