Virgin Orbit performed the first captive-carry flight of its LauncherOne air-launch system Nov. 18, a key testing milestone as the company moves closer to a first flight.
The three astronauts on board the International Space Station took a moment to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the launch of the very first piece of their current home, touching on what they see as the value of the long-term project.
Gina Caranao has reportedly joined The Mandalorian in an unnamed role.
Elon Musk is rebranding SpaceX's Mars-colonizing spaceflight system yet again.
NASA's InSight Mars lander will touch down on the Red Planet
Exomoons are likely the most abundant objects in the universe and are potentially the cultivating grounds for life. But scientists have found only one so far, and they're not even sure yet if it qualifies.
No one in Northern California would question that the Camp Fire, in addition to killing dozens of people, destroying thousands of houses and burning a huge amount of land, has made the region's air hard to breathe.
Portal origin URL: NASA Announces Landing Site for Mars 2020 Rover Portal origin nid: 436015Published: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:06Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA has chosen Jezero Crater as the landing site for its upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission after a five year search, during which every available detail of more than 60 candidate locations on the Red Planet was scrutinized and debated by the mission team and the planetary science community.Portal image: Jezero Crater delta on Mars, combining information from two instruments on NASA's Mars Science Categories: Solar System
NASA's InSight lander will arrive at the Red Planet on the afternoon of Nov. 26, hopefully amid a flurry of celebratory whoops akin to those elicited by the successful touchdown of the Curiosity Mars rover on Aug. 5, 2012.
On Nov. 26, NASA's Mars InSight lander will, if all goes smoothly, touch down on the Red Planet's surface, ending a seven-month space cruise and kicking off nearly two years of science work — and of course, you can follow all the drama with NASA webcasts.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Nov. 15 that the reelection defeat of a key appropriator, and the potential for budget cuts next year, is a cause for concern for him as he tries to balance the agency's priorities.
Monday evening (Nov. 19), National Geographic will air a 1-hour special about Parker Solar Probe, the record-breaking mission currently slinging around the sun.
A new study raises questions about the water cycle of the deep Earth.
The final frontier is fraught with danger. Brave Starfleet crews must defend against all manner of evil masterminds. Here are the top 10 "Star Trek" villains.
In the second episode of National Geographic's "Mars" Season 2, airing tonight (Nov. 19), the inhabitants of Olympus Town grapple with personal turmoil as well as the harsh realities of sharing Mars with a private, profit-driven enterprise.
NASA on Monday (Nov. 19) unveiled the selection of Jezero Crater on Mars as the landing site for Mars 2020, its next big Red Planet rover. Here's what that means.
A spiral galaxy has a distinct winding shape. Most of the galaxies observed by astronomers are spiral galaxies.
Two former competitors in the Google Lunar X Prize are continuing to pursue commercial lunar landers that could launch as soon as late 2019.
Is that the USS Enterprise blurring as it makes the jump to warp speed? Well, no. But a new photo of the galaxy cluster Abell 1033 certainly does call the famous "Star Trek" starship to mind.