National Geographic's "Mars" returns for a second season on Monday (Nov. 12), bringing a blend of extraterrestrial drama and real-life insights about humanity's future on the Red Planet.
The moon may be the next space destination for American astronauts, but the frontier of Mars still beckons, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine says.
Spaceflight startup Rocket Lab launched its first operational mission Saturday night, successfully lofting six small satellites as well as a technology demonstrator.
California is burning again, and satellites are showing the scope of the damage.
The spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will launch its first fully operational commercial mission Saturday night (Nov. 10), and you can watch the landmark liftoff live.
A newfound asteroid will zip past Earth Saturday (Nov. 10), and you can follow the interloper's trek live online.
NASA's efforts to restore its Apollo-era Mission Control has given new meaning to "We're go, Flight!" The call, which 50 years ago was in reference to the flight director, could now also apply to the consoles that flew aboard NASA's Super Guppy aircraft.
While the Taurid meteor shower doesn't have a lot of shooting stars to offer, the few that will streak across the sky may be bright and spectacular.
In mid-November, the fickle Leonid meteor shower hits Earth once again. The annual shower will peak Nov. 17.
European astronaut Alexander Gerst was surprised to see a circular, rainbow-like gleam — a phenomenon known as a glory — in the clouds below the International Space Station on Sept. 14, 2018.
SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket can now launch NASA's most expensive and highest-priority science missions.
Natalya Bailey was always interested in space, but it wasn't until she was sitting in a university class on propulsion that she realized what she wanted to do with her life.
A purple-pigmented molecule could have been the first to turn sunlight into metabolic energy.
Early morning risers who head out to work and school before sunrise should notice a very bright, star-like object in the east-southeast sky.
Vega, historically one of the most-studied stars, is under scrutiny in modern times because it may have planets.
After suffering a couple technical glitches that put NASA's Curiosity rover off its duties on Mars, the robotic explorer is back to work, having driven to a new site and drilled a sampling hole, according to NASA statements.
NASA is back to one of its favorite hobbies — otherworldly cloud gazing — thanks to the Juno spacecraft currently in orbit around Jupiter.
Pegasus has some interesting galaxies and deep-space objects.
Rocket Lab aims to make space far more accessible via its Electron booster, which is designed to launch small payloads to orbit for about $5 million per liftoff. See photos of Electron in action here.
In 2018, three astronauts flew the 57th mission to the International Space Station, a trip that included much science, dazzling views and a harrowing launch abort for other crewmembers. See photos of the mission here.