On Jan. 18, 2002, the National Science Foundation formally opened the Gemini South telescope in Chile. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!
SpaceX will launch its first batch of Starlink satellites in 2021 on Tuesday (Jan. 19) to expand the company's growing megaconstellation and you can watch the action live online.
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket reached orbit today (Jan. 17) on its second test flight — and also successfully deployed 10 satellites.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the first Starlink satellite fleet of 2021 on Tuesday (Jan. 19) and you can watch it live online here, courtesy of SpaceX.
NASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday (Jan. 16) in a critical test that appeared to shut down early.
The small-satellite launch company Rocket Lab called off its first launch of 2021 from New Zealand Saturday (Jan. 16) due to some strange sensor readings ahead of liftoff.
NASA will attempt to fire the engines on its Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket for the first time today and you can watch the fiery action live online.
Former NASA astronaut William "Bill" Thornton, who used his own inventions to measure and combat the ill-effects of microgravity while on board two space shuttle missions, has died at the age of 91.
The documentary will be released exclusively in IMAX theaters beginning Jan. 29 in select locations.
NASA is ready to give missions at Mars and Jupiter a little more time to continue their investigations, although there's no guarantee they will finish out their extended missions.
The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris may very well make history with their choice to lead the 62-year-old U.S. space agency.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2021, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
The Brunswick, Maine-based space startup bluShift Aerospace will launch its first Stardust suborbital rocket prototype on Friday (Jan. 15), and you can watch the liftoff live online.
Blue Origin's New Shepard vehicle just aced another suborbital test flight, keeping it on track to start launching people in the relatively near future.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station Wednesday (Jan. 13), splashing down off the coast of Florida for the first time ever.
SpaceX's newest Starship prototype blazed to life three times today (Jan. 13), apparently keeping the vehicle on track for a high-altitude test flight in the near future.
"Mannequin Skywalker" will fly to space Thursday (Jan. 14) as part of a big test for Blue Origin's budding human spaceflight program — and you can watch the event live.
A new generation of the first watch worn on the moon carries on its iconic Apollo-era look while introducing the highest level of precision available from a modern Swiss-made chronograph.