SpaceX will attempt to launch and land a rocket on the West Coast Sunday, and the USAF wants Californians to know in advance so they won't worry.
The acclaimed anime series "Cowboy Bebop" is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style at New York Comic-Con.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft successfully completed a brief engine burn on Oct. 3, the first maneuver in which it was able to rely on actual photographs it had already taken of its eventual target.
Even as a European lander performed an epic touchdown on an asteroid this week, NASA started final maneuvers on Monday (Oct. 1) to send its own spacecraft to a space rock.
A spacecraft designed to eventually replace many spacewalking astronaut activities passed two key pressure-leak tests in September, the company recently told Space.com.
Earlier this week, a spacecraft plopped a small lander on a diamond-shaped space rock far, far away — and before that robot ended a marathon 17-hour work session, it sent back some incredible images.
Smoke billowed around a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Tuesday, Oct. 2, as it briefly fired its engines during a preflight test from SLC-4E at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
... is that the Phoenix Force? Nah, couldn't be.
The Draconid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but don't get your hopes up for a spectacular sky show.
A rover following in the footsteps of the MASCOT asteroid lander will be incorporated into Japan's Martian Moons Exploration (MMX) sample-return mission, which is scheduled to launch in 2024.
The Canadian Space Agency has signed a memorandum of understanding with the company Moon Express, which is developing spacecraft with the aim of slashing the cost of robotic trips to the moon and other deep-space destinations.
China's plan to launch and construct a space station could be hit by a test flight delay of the launcher designed to send the modules into orbit.
When it comes to colonizing Mars, transporting astronauts and keeping them alive might seem like the biggest hurdles today. But that's only the beginning — as the population of Mars continues to grow, so will the scope of the colonists' problems.
During a live taping of the podcast StarTalk at New York Comic-Con yesterday (Oct. 5), Neil deGrasse Tyson read an emotional letter to NASA on their shared 60th birthday.
A space-elevator experiment is now at the International Space Station. The technology it's testing, if implemented on a large scale, could revolutionize spaceflight, advocates say.
Want to get away? Want to get far, far away? Voyager 2 has you beat, the lucky duck.
A new model suggests that merging supermassive black holes will glow in eerie ultraviolet and X-ray light as they spiral into an inevitable crash.
World Space Week starts today (Oct. 4), kicking off a weeklong celebration of space activities around the globe — and even out at sea.
Deep-space missions, to Mars and beyond, could spell trouble for astronauts, according to new research showing that cosmic radiation can damage the digestive tract, stomach and colon.
Whether or not NASA wants to keep the International Space Station in business after 2024, other countries do.