NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station on Thursday or Friday (Oct. 17 or Oct. 18), agency officials said.
On Oct. 15, 1997, NASA launched the Cassini spacecraft on a mission to explore Saturn and its moons. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
We can minimize the chances of a catastrophic cascade of collisions if satellite designers and operators follow a few simple rules, according to the Space Safety Coalition.
China's Chang'e 4 mission has completed 10 lunar days of activity on the far side of the moon, returning new images and carrying out science tasks.
Boeing has set a new launch date for the first orbital flight of its new commercial crew vehicle that will soon begin ferrying astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
Alexei Leonov, the world's first spacewalker, died in a Moscow hospital Friday (Oct. 11), but his legacy lives on aboard the International Space Station where the crew performed a spacewalk today.
Alexei Leonov was the first person to leave the relative safety of his spacecraft and experience the silence of space.
Polish scientists are developing a first-of-its-kind cubesat mission to Mars that could launch as early as 2022.
Crew Dragon could carry astronauts to the International Space Station in the first quarter of next year, if testing continues to go well.
An Antares rocket originally scheduled to launch on October 21 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia will now launch after November 2.
Construction on a low-cost vertical spaceport in the north of Scotland may commence within a year, pending the approval of a planning application by a local authority.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission has reached another milestone with a successful separation test of the descent stage that will deliver the six-wheeled robot to the surface of the Red Planet.
NASA's long-awaited space weather mission is making scientists wait again — ironically, due to terrestrial weather.
Ten years ago today (Oct. 9), NASA slammed a hunk of space junk into the moon, forever changing our perception of Earth's nearest neighbor.
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