ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet shares space-tested cleaning tips as he prepares for a cleaning day on the International Space Station, where special surfaces help to keep microbes at bay.
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The state of the global climate continued to worsen in 2020 despite the series of economically damaging lockdowns and travel limitations triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
More than a year into a pandemic that has killed nearly 3 million people worldwide, NASA estimates that COVID-19 will cost the agency perhaps as much as $3 billion.
Astronauts on the International Space Station spoke to the CDC about how COVID-19 affected training, how the virus has affected their work in space, and how they study microbes aboard the ISS.
"Apollo 11: Quarantine," which opens in select IMAX theaters Jan. 29, tells the story of what the Apollo 11 astronauts went through in their first 21 days back on Earth.
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is making the most of online opportunities during its 237th meeting, which will fully take place virtually this week due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This year saw a new age of sample-retrieval missions, protests against a telescope, an incredible visit from a dazzling comet and the ''great conjunction'' of Saturn and Jupiter.
While 2020 was a difficult year around the world with the challenges that have come with the coronavirus pandemic, space continued to reach new heights.
On Monday (Dec. 14), a total solar eclipse will sweep across South America's cone, from Chile to Argentina.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced that he has received mixed results from tests meant to diagnose infections of the novel coronavirus.
SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for another historic astronaut launch from Florida this weekend, and officials are again asking spectators to take safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A famous equation used in the search for alien life has inspired a new model that estimates the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
The rollout of 5G mobile internet is happening in an environment we couldn't anticipate even a year ago. Here's what to expect as 5G rolls out across the United States.
NASA has delayed the selection of its next astronaut class, citing constraints related to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
While greenhouse gas emissions plummeted as the world locked down, such dips will do "nothing" to slow climate change unless society moves away from fossil fuels, researchers have found.
Space Camp may soon be forced to count down to its final launch. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, which has been home to Space Camp since 1982, is at risk of permanently closing due to the pandemic.