A NASA study based on an innovative technique for crunching torrents of satellite data provides the clearest picture yet of changes in Antarctic ice flow into the ocean. The findings confirm accelerating ice losses from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and reveal surprisingly steady rates of flow from its much larger neighbor to the east.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:10
Dust is reclaiming the site near the Martian north pole where NASA's Phoenix lander touched down nearly 10 years ago, a newly released photo suggests.
SpaceX launched two experimental satellites today (Feb. 22) designed to help lay the foundation for Starlink, a network that will consist of thousands of spacecraft providing broadband internet service to people around the world.
The net-equipped boat came up a bit short in its quest to pluck a falling payload fairing — the protective nose cone that surrounds satellites during launch — out of the sky today (Feb. 22), SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said.
Vice President Mike Pence toured NASA's Kennedy Space Center and commercial spaceflight facilities in Cape Canaveral when he traveled there for the second meeting of the National Space Council. See photos of his private tour here.
NASA's Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, talks to planetary geologist Sarah Noble about the Moon.
In a remote place like a desert, where pristine skies can be found, far away from light-polluted cities, the stars of the Milky Way galaxy can glow brightly enough to project subtle shadows onto the ground.
The annual Toy Fair in New York delivers again, providing Space.com with a look at a dramatic motorized rocket recently released by Spin Master.
The iconic Great Red Spot of Jupiter may disappear in the next 20 years, according to a researcher at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California.
NASA's Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, talks to the MAVEN mission's Principal Investigator Brice Jakosky and NASA's leading Mars scientist, Michael Meyer.
Vice President Mike Pence has selected 29 candidates to serve on an advisory group for President Trump's newly reinstated National Space Council.
SpaceX called off an attempted launch of its Falcon 9 rocket in California today (Feb. 21) due to strong high-altitude winds, according to the company's CEO, Elon Musk.
The Falcon Heavy rocket launched on its maiden voyage on Feb. 6, 2018, and SpaceX plans more missions in the near future.
Vector, one of a growing number of companies developing small launch vehicles, plans to carry out its first orbital launch this summer from Alaska.
"Star Trek Online" players can put a lot of time into choosing, outfitting and customizing their starships, and now that work can follow them into the real world — with hand-painted 3D- printed starships based on their exact designs.
The newly re-established National Space Council will hold its second meeting on Wednesday (Feb. 21) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and you can watch it live online.
Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a "happy suit" that they claim will protect astronauts from the psychologically harrowing effects of space travel.
The sci-fi classic "Lost in Space" is launching back to television on April 13 by way of Netflix, which unveiled the first teaser for the series today (Feb. 21).
At the second meeting of the newly reinstated National Space Council, Vice President Mike Pence and other U.S. officials emphasized that the U.S. is on top in space, but highlighted that regulation would need to be streamlined to stay in the lead.
Scientist paparazzi turned their scopes toward Elon Musk's Roadster and its mannequin driver.