A new feature length documentary about the NASA team that guided the early astronauts into space and onto the moon is set launch into movie theaters. "Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo" from Haviland Digital will be released in April.
World View Enterprises, a private company that plans to sell balloon rides to the edge of space, has announced the grand opening of its new headquarters and a conjoined spaceport.
The two companies developing commercial crew vehicles are confident that they will be ready to start carrying astronauts in 2018 despite a recent report that concluded delays into 2019 were likely.
A NASA authorization bill passed by the Senate Feb. 17 would require NASA to reexamine the feasibility of using the Orion spacecraft to transport crews to and from the International Space Station.
Jupiter's swirling, stormy atmosphere looks absolutely mesmerizing in a new time-lapse animation created by a group of amateur space photographers.
"Winter landscapes are also magical from the International Space Station," French astronaut Thomas Pesquet wrote when he shared this photo of the Dnieper River on social media. Pesquet took the photo as the space station flew over Russia on Feb. 9.
Astronomer Remy Indebetouw explains what has occured in the observations of the exploded star since its discovery in 1987.
A storied NASA launchpad hosted a dazzling pyrotechnic display as a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket roared to life on Sunday morning (Feb. 19), sending nearly 5,500 lbs. (2,500 kilograms) of cargo on a journey to the International Space Station.
A safety oversight panel expressed concern Thursday (Feb. 23) about an idea, currently being studied by NASA, to put astronauts aboard the first flight of the heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket.
Sprays of tiny diamonds against the black velvet sky, occasionally sprinkled with gems of ruby or topaz — open star clusters are among the most beautiful sights available to amateur stargazers.
If you're looking for an ultra-long vacation to an ultra-small dwarf star, a new NASA travel poster has just the trip for you: a star trek (get it?) to TRAPPIST-1e!
Just in time for the Oscars, the three leads of "Hidden Figures" share their take on futuristic forms of spaceflight and whether they'd want to make an out-of-this-world journey.
This Sunday (Feb. 26), a "ring of fire" solar eclipse will be visible from parts of South America and Africa. Here's how this kind of eclipse differs from a total solar eclipse.
What would it be like to live in the TRAPPIST-1 system, which is home to seven Earth-sized planets that could potentially support life?
The robotic Russian cargo ship Progress 66 arrived at the International Space Station early Friday (Feb. 24), delivering nearly 3 tons of supplies to the orbiting laboratory.
The Perseid meteor shower will burst into light this August as Earth passes through the long trail left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. This year, though, the moon may interfere with the show. Here's how and when to see the Perseids.
The Perseids meteor shower arises out of the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle, which last made a pass by Earth in 1992.
The startup Lunar Station aims to launch a cubesat called MoonWatcher to Earth orbit early next year and then air webcasts based on the spacecraft's sharp imagery. The company has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the effort.
A brilliant orange flame cast against a sky of thick, gray clouds is captured in glorious new images of the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Feb. 19.
For Houston, it will be a homecoming; for St. Louis, a product of its past. In Pittsburgh, it will be seen as a symbol of innovation; and in Seattle, an arrival worthy of a celebration.