2 Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut took a short cut to the International Space Station, arriving at the orbital outpost less than 6 hours after their Soyuz capsule blasted off. The express route shaved about 45 hours off the usual ride,
Pan and zoom among 400 images from Curiosity's cameras.
The next version of the Dragon spacecraft built by SpaceX will look like something truly out of this world, according to Elon Musk. Musk detailed some of the high points of the firm's much-anticipated Dragon Version 2
Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.
In this passionate talk, legendary spacecraft designer Burt Rutan lambasts the US government-funded space program for stagnating and asks entrepreneurs to pick up where NASA has left off.
During the Late Heavy Bombardment, not even space rocks were safe. This is good news for historians of the solar system.
Dennis Hope has made millions of dollars selling acres of real estate on the moon. As far as he's concerned, it's his to sell.
Each and every planet--and one dwarf planet--in our solar system, represented with the single best image ever taken of it. Say hello to our neighbors.
A long-lasting megastorm in the atmosphere above Venus’ south pole is more chaotic and unpredictable than previously thought.
Amazon.com founder and the man behind Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, has recovered parts of the F-1 rocket engines used in the Apollo missions.
SpaceX's next-generation rocket engine is ready to fly and will likely power a commercial space launch for the first time this summer, company officials announced Wednesday (March 20).
A security camera above a car yard in Seaford, Delaware, and another in Maryland captured footage of what appeared to be a meteor travelling across the skyline late on Friday.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects.
When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest rocket in the world.
The European Space Agency’s Planck satellite has released the most detailed map of the universe ever created, refining estimates of the age of the universe and its composition, as well as showing some interesting anomalies that scientists can’t.....
Many news outlets are reporting that NASA's Voyager 1 has left the solar system (see here, here, and here).
If an unknown large meteor or asteroid were on a collision course with Earth, NASA chief Charles Bolden told a US House of Representatives Science Committee hearing Tuesday, then praying is all America or anyone else could do.
Seeing through a rocket engine is easier than you might think.
There isn’t any life on Mars. There is no evidence that there ever was life on Mars.
To patent an idea, you must publish it. Many firms prefer secrecy
Our dangerously depleted supply of spacecraft fuel just got a little bump from the Department of Energy.
Russian space agency Roscosmos will sign a deal on Thursday with the European Space Agency (ESA), to become a full-fledged partner in the ExoMars project, which is a new attempt to discover if there is life on the Red Planet.
'Something unexpected' is happening on the Sun, Nasa has warned. This year was supposed to be the year of 'solar maximum,' the peak of the 11-year sunspot cycle. But as this image reveals, solar activity is relatively low.
Any aliens on the closest Earth-like world to us may just be finding out that Pluto is no longer a fully fledged planet.
These amazing time-lapse videos capture some spectacular views of comet Pan-STARRS, one of the first great comets of 2013.
Phobos was an asteroid that was hollowed out using a mass accelerator at the throat of our perfect 'crater'. This created a natural space habitat in which a rotating globe could be constructed and spun up to provide artificial gravity at various le
"A fundamental question for this mission is whether Mars could have supported a habitable environment," said Michael Meyer, lead scientist for NASA's Mars Exploration Program. "From what we know now, the answer is yes."
In a super-arid desert at an altitude of 5,000 meters, with almost no humidity or vegetation, the world's largest ground-based astronomy project opens for business on Wednesday ready to probe the universe with unprecedented might.
The danger of space radiation is one of the biggest obstacles to the manned exploration of deep space, and NASA is hoping today's kids can help overcome it.
A non-profit organization that aims to land four astronauts on Mars in 2023 has signed its first deal with a supplier for the ambitious space colonization effort.