NASA's Mars helicopter is ready to make its first flight attempt after a two-week communications blackout caused by the sun's being directly between Earth and the Red Planet.
Satellite megaconstellations are becoming a serious problem to 21st century astronomy akin to urban light pollution, and speedy action is needed to mitigate, a new report finds.
The risk of collisions in space, the fate of the United States in orbit after the space station retires and continuing debates over NASA's path back to the moon dominated a two-hour hearing.
NASA's newest space telescope will face 29 'harrowing' days after launch as it makes its way to a deep-space destination nearly 1 million miles (1.6 million km) from Earth.
NASA and the Canadian Space Agency just announced 18 winners in Phase 1 of the Deep Space Food Challenge, which aims to spur the development of potentially game-changing food tech.
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SpaceX fired up its SN20 Starship prototype in earnest for the first time Thursday night (Oct. 21), notching a big milestone on the vehicle's planned path to orbit.
NASA stacked its Orion capsule atop a Space Launch System megarocket yesterday (Oct. 20), notching a major milestone for the agency and its Artemis program of crewed lunar exploration.
The full moon of Wednesday (Oct. 21), known by many as the "Hunter's Moon," provided a celestial treat for skywatchers around the world.
Nanoracks, Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin announced today (Oct. 21) that they plan to get a free-flying private space station called Starlab up and running in low Earth orbit by 2027.
Astronaut Nicole Stott's new book "Back to Earth" chronicles her experience on the International Space Station and how lessons there could help people on Earth.
How can going to space change the way we live on Earth? Sure, spaceflight leads to new technologies, but it also offers new philosophies.
These are some of the last good looks we'll get at NASA's huge James Webb Space Telescope before it leaves this world forever.
South Korea's first launch of its new rocket, dubbed Nuri seemed to go smoothly — until engineers determined that the mock payload hadn't been delivered to the proper orbit for unknown reasons.
In a new study, male mice exposed to simulated galactic cosmic radiation (GCR) — high-energy radiation in space more commonly known as deep-space radiation — experienced impaired spatial learning.
The detection of interstellar objects in the solar system has raised an interesting question: How much of the solar system is made of foreign material?
Plumes of hot gas and charged particles emitted by black holes drift across distances of hundreds of thousands of light years.
The full Hunter's Moon will light the way to Uranus in the early morning sky this week, and with some luck you could see a "shooting star" while looking for the celestial pair.