On Aug. 5, 2019, the Orion spacecraft's main engine successfully completed a critical propulsion test.
A new timelapse video shows the rocket gantry for Europe's newest booster, the Ariane 6, take its first test drive during a simulation of prelaunch rollout activities for future missions.
One of the year's brightest meteor showers is about to take flight. If you face cloudy or light-polluted skies at home, however, never fear — the Perseids will also be streamed online.
Small launch vehicle company Vector has replaced its founding chief executive and disclosed that financial difficulties have forced the company to suspend its operations.
The full moon of August will be in the night sky on Thursday (Aug. 15), arriving just one day after the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower and three nights after making a close pass to Saturn.
This weekend, flat-Earther and amateur rocketeer "Mad" Mike Hughes will attempt to launch himself 5,000 feet into the air.
August is regarded as "meteor month" with the appearance of one of the best displays of the year: the annual performance of the Perseid meteor shower, the most famous of all meteor showers.
The surviving cores of planets orbiting dead stars emit radio waves that scientists can detect from Earth for up to a billion years, one new study has found.
Life has had plenty of opportunities to spread throughout the Milky Way galaxy over the eons — and our own Earth could be one of the key dispersal points.
An amazing new image of Jupiter captured by the Hubble Space Telescope could shed light on the gas giant's mysterious atmospheric dynamics.
Miguel Román is the sort of person whose family barbecues are interrupted by calls from Army personnel asking where they should bring generators when a hurricane strikes.
Fifty-six years after a cat named Félicette became the first feline to launch into space, plans to build the cosmic cat's first proper memorial are beginning to take shape.
ILC Dover and Collins Aerospace unveiled a prototype of the Next Generation Space Suit system, which astronauts may use on the moon and Mars.
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