A test of parachutes for SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft did not go as planned last month, NASA and SpaceX confirmed May 8.
North Korea fired off two short-range missiles in quick succession early this morning (May 9), and the United States followed suit with a test of its own just minutes later.
Antimatter is made of waves, and physicists have proven it at the level of a single antimatter particle.
"Star Wars" fans on Earth aren't the ones mourning the death of actor Peter Mayhew, who portrayed the iconic Wookie Chewbacca.
We'll have to wait a little longer to get an idea of how much it'll cost to put astronauts on the moon by 2024.
A new study shows that blue supergiants — a rare type of supermassive star — change brightness because of waves breaking on their surfaces.
SpaceX's first launch to carry a large number of Starlink broadband satellites is scheduled for May 15, according to a company executive.
The ongoing collapse of the Aral Sea ecosystem, located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, shows up clearly in a video provided by NASA.
Most of the universe's gold, uranium and other heavy elements are generated from rapidly whirling collapsing stars, a new study finds.
Enough gold, uranium and other heavy elements about equal in mass to all of Earth's oceans likely came to the solar system from the collision of two neutron stars billions of years ago.
Upcoming gravitational-wave observatories both on Earth and in space could soon help solve some of the greatest mysteries in science.
A new time-lapse video shows hundreds of dark crop circles springing up in the Egyptian desert. It uses a series of satellite images dating back to 1998.
Think robots are all square corners and rigid parts? Think again. Two interns at NASA are part of a larger group working on "soft robots" that could be used for exploring worlds beyond Earth.
NASA's InSight Mars lander has taken its second selfie, and the newly released photo shows just how much has changed for the spacecraft over the past few months.
SpinLaunch has begun building the facility where it will test out its radical new satellite-lofting strategy.
Astronauts on the International Space Station will begin testing an innovative algae-powered bioreactor to assess its feasibility for future long-duration space missions.