The huge "potentially hazardous" asteroid 1998 OR2, which will safely fly by Earth on April 29, appears to have brought its own face mask for its close encounter with our pandemic-ridden planet.
Here is Space.com's complete coverage of the coronavirus outbreak's effects on space industry, exploration and astronomy research. For other info from Live Science and Space.com: Our kids activity guide, U.S. case counts, coronavirus symptoms, our kids guide, comparison with seasonal flu and treatments in the works.
President Donald Trump inspected new technology developed by NASA to help fight the coronavirus pandemic and its associated respiratory disease, COVID-19.
A prototype ventilator built in just 37 days by engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory passed a key test this week at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.
As NASA tackles the coronavirus pandemic with the rest of the nation, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine urges and warns space enthusiasts to stay home for next month's historic launch.
Buzz Aldrin is leveraging his famous quarantine experience of five decades ago to help society deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which has much of the world under a stay-at-home order.
A Russian space official has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Air pollution has plummeted over northern India during the country-wide lockdown, implemented to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Countries have enacted strong measures to curtail the coronavirus pandemic's spread, and the effects on emissions remain visible from space.
Comedian Stephen Colbert phoned the International Space Station today (April 15) to get some isolation tips from NASA astronaut Jessica Meir.
Spaceflight, like every sector, is feeling effects from the spreading coronavirus pandemic, and that holds true in Russia as well, where manufacturing of its main rocket has halted, officials said.
While everyone is staying safe and doing what they can to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, we at Space.com have a list of astronomy activities you can do from your own backyard or balcony.
This Saturday (April 11), 50 years after Apollo 13 launched to the moon, you can celebrate human spaceflight with a Yuri's Night livestream event.
Stuck at home with the kids because of coronavirus? Here’s a list of educational and entertaining activities to keep them occupied.
NASA satellite data revealed significant reductions in air pollution over the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast United States as people reduce travel during the coronavirus outbreak.
A conspiracy theory claiming 5G can spread the coronavirus is making the rounds on social media. Peddling such misinformation is not only wrong, it's destructive.
As experts at staying healthy under unusual conditions, astronauts currently living aboard the International Space Station have shared their exercise and isolation tips.