A NASA Earth science satellite whose mission is ending this week will remain in orbit through the middle of the century, far longer than the limit set by orbital debris mitigation guidelines.
Within seconds of the detection, an alert was automatically sent to the University of WA’s Zadko Telescope. It swung into robotic action, taking images of the sky location in the constellation Ophiuchus.
An updated take on an ancient weaving technique is helping NASA build key components for the Orion spacecraft, which could help carry humans to Mars and other deep-space destinations.
The discovery of an exomoon could be years away, but researchers are already theorizing the conditions under which liquid water might be found on their surfaces.
The United States needs to make clear that it's ready and able to fight a war that extends into space, a top military official said.
President Donald Trump lauds NASA’s space exploration legacy in spirit in his weekly address here on March 25, 2017.
While most second-graders are busy learning vocabulary and arithmetic and playing soccer and video games, 7-year-old Romanieo Golphin Jr. has been bumping up his proverbial résumé.
NASA is making strides toward launching its laser-based space communications systems, which officials say could become the "high-speed internet of the sky."
Neuralink will aim to link the human brain to digital devices.
Plans to continue a NASA mission to intercept a small asteroid will depend on a decision due by the end of April on NASA's 2017 budget, an agency official said March 20.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is capturing spectacular photos of Earth and space from the International Space Station. Check out his truly amazing photography here.
European Space Agency (ESA) artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological needs of lunar settlers.
European Space Agency artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological needs of lunar settlers.
Life re-emerged at the site of the dino-killing asteroid's impact at roughly the same time it began to thrive around the globe, despite suffering from worse conditions.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet brought some very special cargo along for his six-month mission to the International Space Station: a shiny, silver pair of wedding rings.
Everything you need to know about NASA's Big Bang-probing space telescope.
Giant "snakes" of sand slither across the Martian surface in a spectacular new photo by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO).
NASA has launched a new online library that assembles all of the space agency's amazing photos, videos and audio files into a single searchable library. Here's how it works.
Mission managers have narrowed the landing-site candidates for the ExoMars 2020 rover down to two finalists, European Space Agency (ESA) officials announced today (March 28).
An ancient brown dwarf about 750 light-years from Earth is the most massive and purest such "failed star" ever discovered, a new study suggests.