In his 1979 book, Tom Wolfe wrote about the Mercury astronauts as being the last of the single-combat warriors. The third episode of NatGeo's "The Right Stuff" borrows the phrase for its title.
The International Mars Society Convention 2020 goes virtual from Oct. 15 to Oct. 18 and here's how to watch live.
The fluid that cushions the human brain redistributes in the skull during spaceflight, according to a new study.
China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft have awoken for another lunar day on the far side of the moon, while on Earth the mission received a prestigious international award for its accomplishments.
Alan Stern, who leads NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond, has been selected to fly aboard SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's six-passenger suborbital space plane.
It's a long, looping journey from Earth through the inner solar system to reach Mercury, but scenery can make any circuitous trip more exciting.
Two big pieces of space junk are zooming toward a close approach that will occur Thursday (Oct. 15) at 8:56 p.m. EDT (0056 GMT on Oct. 16), according to California-based tracking company LeoLabs.
Commercializing the International Space Station could allow for testing components for moon and Mars missions, and the orbiting platform could also be a pit stop on the way to the moon.
SpaceX, Astrobotic and a dozen other companies just got an infusion of NASA cash to develop potentially game-changing exploration technologies.
Three astronauts made a record-setting jaunt to the International Space Station, and another astronaut already in orbit caught stunning photos of the launch.
Three new crewmembers arrived at the International Space Station today (Oct. 14) after a record-breaking speedy flight to the orbiting lab.
Michael Lopez-Alegria had no plans to fly into space again. But should all go to plan, about a year from now, he will lead the first fully-private mission to the International Space Station.
NASA's Kate Rubins and cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov launched to the International Space Station just ahead of and to extend 20 years of a continuous human presence in orbit.
Four years after her first flight to the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will return to space today (Oct. 14).
Two-time shuttle astronaut John "Danny" Olivas will host a virtual talk about how working for diversity improves equity and opportunities for organizations.
Eight nations have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of principles outlining the responsible exploration of Earth's nearest neighbor, NASA officials announced today (Oct. 13).
Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket for space tourism on an uncrewed test flight over West Texas on Tuesday (Oct. 13).