On Aug. 10, 1972, an Earth-grazing fireball burst through the sky over North America.
Reference With the satellite network being a key component of modern life on Earth, space is now a major battleground for countries looking to get ahead of their competitors.
The solid-fueled Lijian 1 rocket, also referred to as ZK-1A, lifted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on July 27, carrying six satellites into orbit on its debut flight.
SpaceX launched 52 of its Starlink internet satellites Tuesday night (Aug. 9) on a mission that also featured a rocket landing on a ship at sea.
SpaceX fired up a Super Heavy booster on the launch pad today (Aug. 9) for the first time ever, notching a big milestone in the development of its Starship deep-space transportation system.
Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket is about to get an all-American upgrade with the help of Firefly Aerospace.
Today (Aug. 9), President Joe Biden signed into law the CHIPS Act, which includes a NASA authorization bill — the first one to pass Congress in five years.
A politician who helped save the Hubble Space Telescope has now donated her space souvenirs to the operations center that runs the observatory, the Space Telescope Science Institute.
NASA is asking people to share their "moon snaps" to celebrate Artemis 1, which is scheduled to launch on an uncrewed mission around the moon no earlier than Aug. 29.
A new NASA video shows how the Gateway space station will put together modules to support Artemis astronauts during their sorties on the lunar surface.
Images on social media show that Galactic Energy of China lifted off successfully from the Jiaquan Satellite Launch Center on Tuesday (Aug. 9).
The Russia-Ukraine war has already stretched into space, with satellites providing internet and intel and longstanding international relations in outer space shifting rapidly.
Iran will soon have access to sharp orbital imagery, thanks to a newly launched Russian-built spy satellite.
There's a 70% chance that the weather will be good enough to allow another batch of SpaceX's Starlink satellites to get off the ground from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX's massive "Booster 7" Super Heavy rocket prototype moved back to the launch pad Aug. 5 and 6 to prep for an orbital test flight with Starship later this year.
Soviet-era cosmonaut Anatoly Filipchenko, who launched on two docking tests, first for a possible Russian moon landing and then the first joint flight with the United States, has died at age 94.
Ticket sales for NASA's next moonbound launch briefly overwhelmed the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's website, but officials quickly addressed it.
China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts are getting the country's new space station module ready to host crews over the next decade.