Northrop Grumman launched an Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus cargo ship filled with NASA goodies for space station astronauts today (April 17).
A preliminary investigation puts the apparent blame for Beresheet's April 11 moon crash on a "manual command" that was entered into the spacecraft's computer.
It's not just for the pros: With a little planning and flexibility, anybody can go watch a rocket blast off. Our in-depth guide goes through each of this year's U.S. launch locations and dates.
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
NASA astronaut Christina Koch is going to break a record on her first spaceflight, the agency announced yesterday (April 16).
A NASA piggyback experiment may have survived the April 11 crash of Israel's Beresheet moon lander, experts said.
Two little robots, wearable tech and more weird science will launch to the International Space Station in a Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft.
Owen Garriott, a Skylab and space shuttle astronaut who was the first to use amateur radio from orbit, has died at the age of 88
Going to the moon is hard, and Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL is one of a handful of organizations that knows exactly how hard.
A new documentary April 15 from Science Channel follows SpaceIL's Beresheet mission, the Israeli moon lander that failed and crashed into the lunar surface.
Fifty years after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean, the spacecraft that carried the first astronauts to land on the moon has again returned to the United States' west coast.
Mice on Earth may like running in wheels, but mice in space apparently take advantage of the microgravity to run in circles by bouncing off the walls.
Just like on Earth, there is a robust population of bacteria and fungi on the International Space Station (ISS) — and a new study catalogues its exact composition.