On Jan. 15, 2006, NASA's Stardust spacecraft returned to Earth to drop off a capsule that contained the first samples of a comet and interstellar dust. Two weeks earlier, Stardust visited the comet Wild 2 and collected some dust from its coma.
The gravitational waves we've detected so far have been like tsunamis in the spacetime sea, but it's believed that gentle ripples should also pervade the universe. Now, a 13-year survey of light from pulsars scattered across the galaxy may have r
NASA is now targeting Saturday, Jan. 16, for the final test in the Green Run testing series for the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that will launch the agency's Artemis I mission.
Now, Cathie Wood's next target appears to be outer space - and the market is taking notice.
Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration will soar past a scary threshold this year, exceeding 417 parts per million (ppm) -- a 50% increase since the start of widespread industrial activity in the 18th century.
The UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to hopefully get humankind deeper into space.
Orbital Assembly Corp. (OAC) is planning a virtual media event on Friday, January 29 from 1-2 pm PST / 4-5 pm EST.
MERCURY will come close to Jupiter and Saturn in the sky this evening as the three planets form a rare conjunction. Stargazers should be able to spot the celestial event until January 11.
NASA prepares to fire up engines on 'the most powerful rocket ever built' that can reach 17,500mph and will one day carry astronauts to Mars
About a month after the new year has started on Earth, three spacecraft will pull into the vicinity of Mars. These explorers, which launched in July last year, will be heralds of a busy year of space exploration, launches and astronomical occurrences
About a month after the new year has started on Earth, three spacecraft will pull into the vicinity of Mars.
When the first sign of intelligent life visits us from space, it won't be a giant saucer hovering over New York. More likely, it will be an alien civilization's trash.
SpaceX is clearing the way for Starship SN9's first flight, hopefully making a successful landing on the pad where SN8's wreckage currently resides. At the same time, final stacking of SN10 continues in the High Bay. SN10 will be the next Starship to
Elon Musk tweeted that SpaceX will try to catch the Super Heavy Booster with the launch tower arm. Large grid fins will take the load.
SpaceX has been making controlled landings of its Falcon 9 boosters to allow them to be reused for a number of years now.
Astronauts Spacewalk Earth views from ISS. Earth from Space as seen from the International Space Station with NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russia Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner.
NASA's Artemis deadline for crewed lunar landings likely to relax under Biden
Until now, only a handful of people knew that Doohan's ashes got on the ISS in 2008
Elon Musk indicated that Spacex is a few months away from test hops for the Super Heavy booster.
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Next up, SN9: SpaceX releases a dramatic recap of its Starship SN8 crashing into a huge fireball this month with stunning HD video
A murder in the Arctic could provide legal precedent for extraplanetary laws
The 2020 great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will be the closest since 1623 and the closest observable since 1226!
One goal laid out in SPD-6 is the testing of a fission power system on the moon by the mid- to late 2020s.
The bladed disk will come down to Earth aboard a Space Dragon cargo capsule.
We are only now coming down from the peak of the year for meteor enthusiasts: the Geminid meteor shower which reached a prolific maximum of 60 to 120 meteors per hour on the night of Dec. 13-14.