With unseasonably warm summer temperatures persisting over much of the world this year, it seems hard to believe that this is the week of the Harvest Moon, the full moon nearest to the autumnal equinox.
Fresh vegetables on Mars, anyone?
The basic argument laid out by AFA is that while there might be a need for a Space Force, now is not the time to break up the Air Force.
Boeing and SpaceX, who have been struggling to meet safety thresholds established by NASA for commercial crew vehicles, now believe their vehicles can meet those requirements as they prepare for test flights scheduled in the next several months.
A NASA long-duration balloon mission observed glowing blue clouds that ripple at the edge of Earth's atmosphere.
Preparations are already underway for missions that will land humans on Mars in a decade or so. But what would people eat if these missions eventually lead to the permanent colonization of the red planet?
During an appearance on Monday at the Air Force Association's annual symposium, Shotwell was thrown a question she said she had never heard before: "Would SpaceX launch military weapons?"
We assume that the stars' positions in the heavens are eternal. But everything in space is in motion.
Captured 15 minutes after the end of totality during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, this scene shows the red glow of a partially eclipsed moon very close to Mars.
A pair of tiny Japanese robots sent back wild images once they successfully landed on their new home, the asteroid Ryugu.
Visitors at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on the Hudson River here in New York can now come face to face with a hologram of Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space.
A Japanese cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch toward the International Space Station today (Sept. 22), and you can watch the action live.
It's still unclear exactly what's ailing NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, but mission team members are optimistic they can get the six-wheeled robot up and running again.
Autumn is right around the corner for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere, while those in the Southern Hemisphere are gearing up for warmer spring weather.
A robotic Japanese resupply ship launched toward the International Space Station today (Sept. 22), kicking off a four-day orbital chase.
Portal origin URL: Three NASA Missions Return 1st-Light DataPortal origin nid: 432843Published: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 11:43Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s continued quest to explore our solar system and beyond received a boost of new information this week with three key missions proving not only that they are up and running, but that their science potential is exceptional.Portal image: first-light image from Parker Solar ProbeScience Categories: Sun
A new collectible pen comes with a unique feature: the ability to help launch the future of U.S. space exploration.
Next week, leaders in space from around the world will come together for Space2030: Space As a Driver for Peace, an event that will take place at the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly.
SpaceX's Mars-colonizing BFR spaceflight system just went through a growth spurt.
Scientists poring over data from NASA's newest planet-hunting telescope have announced that they've spotted a second possible planet, just three days after many of the same team members announced their first find.