SpaceX plans to significantly expand its footprint at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, a sign that its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets will play a key role for the company for years to come even as it develops a more powerful vehicle.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
Not everyone is prepared to welcome robot overlords.
Bridenstine has also backed up his rhetoric with vocal support for NASA's climate missions, which have been threatened under a Trump presidency.
A surprisingly large number of massive stars have been spotted in regions across the universe, shedding new light on how galaxies near and far evolve, a new study shows.
A black hole could have 1 million planets orbiting near it that are potentially capable of supporting life as we know it, an astrophysicist suggests.
In a planetary-science first, astronomers used their knowledge of Jupiter's magnetic field to model what kinds of radio signals might be emitted naturally by the fields of smaller, rocky worlds.
Japan's Hayabusa2 probe has photographed Ryugu, the space rock it's scheduled to start orbiting late this month.
Near the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's center, astronomers have discovered strange, puffy objects that look like gas clouds but act like stars.
A woman has sued NASA to claim the moon dust she says Neil Armstrong gifted her as a child. Laura Murray Cicco filed the lawsuit in Kansas seeking title to the dust, which a lab was unable to clearly identify as lunar origin.
This Father's Day, get something special for the space-loving dad or father figure in your life.
Members of the Senate space subcommittee used a June 6 hearing to once again express opposition to the administration’s proposal to end NASA funding of the International Space Station in 2025.
Orbital ATK will become Northrop Grumman's fourth business sector.
A massive dust storm on Mars has sidelined NASA's Opportunity rover, stalling the robot's science wr as it waits out a storm that appears to be still growing.
Disney is getting closer to fulfilling every "Star Wars" fan's dream: a real-life immersive "Star Wars" experience.
In 2019, Disney will open "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge," a Star Wars themed addition to Disney World in Florida. Check out what it will be like with these photos!
In the past few days, I've seen things you wouldn't believe.
The remote Kazakhstan town of Baikonur is a powerhouse of Russian space history.— Here are some of the major space-related monuments around the town.
Portal origin URL: NASA Puts Mars-forward Student Technologies to the TestPortal origin nid: 425825Published: Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA Puts Mars-forward Student Technologies to the TestPortal image: NASA Mars Ice ChallengeScience Categories: Solar System
One new rocket challenge is encouraging diversity and offering a staggering $1 million prize.