Scientists studying Mars have wanted pieces of the Red Planet here on Earth for decades, and they are finally getting their shot at designing a mission to acquire such souvenirs.
The 70th International Astronautical Congress called space agencies, astronauts and scientists from all over the world to Washington, D.C. in October 2019 to discuss the latest discoveries, missions and ideas for space exploration. See news, photos and videos from the IAC 2019 here.
Our sun may someday be able to shed light on whether life is hiding on a distant planet, assuming humans can execute a delicate maneuver in space.
Aerothreads took one giant leap for conference swag when the company created a durable International Astronautical Congress tote festooned with references to the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission.
If there's life on Jupiter's ocean moon Europa, an upcoming NASA mission might be able to sniff it out.
There are so many nations eager to join NASA's push to the moon that the coalition of 15 International Space Station countries may have even more company for Artemis, according to the agency.
NASA has unveiled a new spacecraft that the agency hopes to send to the moon to scout out water ice near the lunar south pole. Many people see lunar water as a vital resource for future missions.
Could the next two astronauts on the moon both be women? NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine thinks so.
As we prepare to expand our reach in the solar system, we should pay attention to the language we use to describe that endeavor, Bill Nye said.
A lunar rover changed destinations from the moon to Earth to live in the ever-popular Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
NASA's suppliers for Artemis are working together more closely as the agency accelerates its moon plans to land humans on the surface by 2024, company representatives said.
SpaceX will begin offering its Starlink broadband satellite internet service in 2020, according to SpaceNews.
How long until we find evidence of life beyond Earth? If a panel of experts is on track with their estimates, it may be sooner than you think.
Israel had pinned its hopes on becoming the fourth country to land softly on the moon, and although the country's team failed on the first try, it still intends to try to claim that coveted title.
Japan has its eyes on the moon, with two new partnerships designed to advance the country's lunar goals.
The next 50 years of human spaceflight will surely see a proliferation of private companies working alongside government agencies – but how they will work together is a matter of intense debate.
NASA's scientists are thrilled by the prospect of getting back to the moon, where they hope to solve a host of mysteries about Earth, our closest companion and the rest of the solar system.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is looking to land humans on Mars in the 2030s as he recruits partners of the International Space Station to help the agency land humans on the moon by 2024.