A preliminary investigation puts the apparent blame for Beresheet's April 11 moon crash on a "manual command" that was entered into the spacecraft's computer.
Astronomers have apparently spotted another epic neutron-star crash — and they didn't need gravitational waves to do it.
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
If the idea of an asteroid slamming into Earth keeps you up at night, spare a thought for a mission called NEOWISE, which reincarnated a former astrophysics spacecraft to hunt for nearby space rocks.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to break a record on her first spaceflight, the agency announced yesterday (April 16).
It took eight telescopes across the planet a week to produce the black hole image that stunned the world last week, but it took scientists much longer to teach those instruments to work together.
A NASA piggyback experiment may have survived the April 11 crash of Israel's Beresheet moon lander, experts said.
Researchers have developed a new, unspeakably dangerous, and incredibly slow method of crossing the universe. It involves wormholes linking special black holes that probably don't exist.
Budweiser has brewed a new limited edition beer in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
Two little robots, wearable tech and more weird science will launch to the International Space Station in a Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft.
The first meteor to hit Earth from interstellar space — and the second observed interstellar visitor overall — may have just been discovered, a new study finds.
Owen Garriott, a Skylab and space shuttle astronaut who was the first to use amateur radio from orbit, has died at the age of 88
A third world lurks in the two-star Kepler-47 system, and it's bigger than its two previously known siblings, a new study reports.
Researchers have found a piece of a comet — an object made up of ice and dust — inside of a space rock known as a stony meteorite.
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite spotted the planet, as well as a weird "sub-Neptune" world, circling the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth.
Easter comes a bit early for space fans of "Captain Marvel," since the film is embedded with space-related Easter eggs for attentive viewers.