A soccer ball named for a satellite and sent into Earth orbit was used to kick off the FIFA World Cup.
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It sounds like something out of a comic book: A normal man gets a special suit and vows to use his newfound powers for good. But Tim Dodd isn't a superhero. He's the Everyday Astronaut.
Russia's space agency is developing a novel method for dealing with space junk: vaporizing it with lasers.
The physicist's remains will be interred at Westminster Abbey between those of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Meanwhile, his voice will stream through space.
Cosmic rockers Coheed and Cambria are well-known for their out-of-this-world concept records, but they came back down to Earth for their last album, "Color Before the Sun" — except for one big leap to Mars.
Space tourists could soon celebrate their arrival in the final frontier with a few glasses of bubbly.
Students are building and launching Alka-Seltzer rockets in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record … again.
An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments.
The relay satellite that will facilitate China's Chang'e-4 lunar far side landing mission late in 2018 has entered its intended halo orbit around Earth-Moon Lagrange point 2.
Saturn has a ravioli moon, so why shouldn't there be a dumpling asteroid?
Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who has spent more time in space than any other American, is retiring from NASA effective today (June 15), agency officials announced.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a recent speech to lay out not just the recent space policy changes that directly affect NASA activities but other administration efforts that focus more on commercial space.
Combining Nordic culture and space travel, Viking Cruises officially welcomed its fifth ocean ship, Viking Orion — named after the prominent constellation and in honor of retired astronaut Anna Fisher.
This evening (June 15), the two brightest objects in the night sky will get together and will likely attract a lot of attention, even to those who normally do not spend much time in gazing up at the sky.
Where there's a Whill there was a way.
If you can't wait for the next installment of the "Star Wars" franchise, two new books are sure to satisfy your longing for a galaxy far, far away.
What's up in the night sky this month? Enjoy a ringside seat for Saturn, plus a night long parade featuring Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Vesta!News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:43
Satellite rideshare company Spaceflight Inc. on June 11 signed on as the anchor customer for three Electron launches from Rocket Lab.
Space reporter Samantha Mathewson embarks on the maiden voyage of the cruise ship Viking Orion along with NASA astronaut Anna Fisher, the first mom in space and godmother to the ship. Read her travelogue here.