For decades, access to space has been limited based on a set of preconceived beliefs about human bodies — but capitalism is chipping away at those restrictions.
Haumea's ring is too faint to be seen from planet Earth, so astronomers have turned to context clues to find out more about these particles.
The kilogram isn't a thing anymore. Instead, it's an abstract idea about light and energy and fundamental universal constants.
Ours is a moon with two faces: The nearside boasts a thinner and smoother crust, the farside is dotted by impact craters left nearly undisturbed by lava flows.
Lego is giving the International Space Station a third chance at becoming one of its official toy sets.
Buried oceans like the one sloshing beneath the icy surface of the Jupiter moon Europa may be far more common across the cosmos than scientists had imagined.
This week, SpaceX will again try to loft the first 60 members of its Starlink internet-satellite megaconstellation.
The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference will take place next month amid a large policy shift for NASA: sending humans to the moon, and soon.
A new chronograph captures the time, 50 years ago, when the first wristwatch was worn on the surface of the moon.
Scientists may be one step closer to solving the mystery of water on the moon; the secret may lie in a synergistic interaction between the solar wind, micrometeorites and moon dust.
Fifty years to the day after the "dress rehearsal" for the first moon landing lifted off into history, astronauts and NASA leaders celebrated Apollo 10.
Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend she got the ultimate space-fan tour experience, visiting NASA's Johnson Space Center.
NASA's push to land humans on the moon in 2024, along with the agency's ongoing research on the International Space Station, could serve as excellent analog environments for a mission to Mars.
Data sharing between entities in space will be easier and more secure using technologies such as blockchain, an industry participant argued at the Humans to Mars summit on May 16.
The Giant Magellan Telescope has notched some important milestones on its path to 'first light' in the mid-2020s.
Chances are high that the "Game of Thrones" finale won't tackle our most pressing question: Which would win, one of these fire-breathing dragons or one of SpaceX's Dragon capsules?
A U.S. venture-capital firm recently led a round of seed investment for Hermeus Corp., a new startup looking to develop a hypersonic aircraft.