SpaceX will launch two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA and five commercial communications satellites today (May 22) on an epic rideshare mission and you can watch it live online.
A rocket built by Beijing-based company OneSpace debuted Thursday (May 17), launching from a site in northwest China and reaching a maximum altitude of about 24 miles (39 kilometers), according to media reports.
The odd shapes of the inner moons of Saturn, from ravioli to potatoes, may be due to mergers of tiny moonlets, a new study finds.
When the orbital dynamics of Jupiter's four largest moons are converted into rhythms, musical notes and time-lapsed illusions, you'll likely be astounded by what you see and hear.
The Angaraa family of rockets is under development to eventually take satellites to low-Earth orbit.
Striking United Launch Alliance employees will return to work after voting May 19 to accept a revised contract, ending a two-week strike.
Huge, slow-moving waves that drive Earth's weather and shape the swirls in Jupiter's atmosphere also exist on the sun, new research reveals.
Scientists can't explain why in the world someone would decide to pump out the dangerous gases again.
Scientists are skeptical of a new paper that suggests frozen octopus eggs rode a meteor to Earth 540 million years ago.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in May 2018, creating a vast ash cloud visible from space and sending lava spewing from fissures to devastate homes. See photos of the volcano's ash and destruction from space.
Humans may not be the only species on Earth that evolved a brain, but we are the only ones who have used these complex organs to leave the planet. How did the human brain evolve to do things that our fellow brain-bearing creatures of Earth cannot?
Get ready to see the Red Planet up close this summer, as Mars reaches opposition with the sun, bringing it closest to Earth since 2003.
The Running Man Nebula, also known as NGC 1977, vaguely resembles a colorful space ghost sprinting through the stars in the Orion constellation.
NASA has asked scientists to submit their ideas for instruments for a possible Europa lander mission, which would look for signs of past or present life on the ocean-harboring Jupiter moon.
A sleek, new telescope has us wondering — are eyepieces a thing of the past?
Astronomers may have unknowingly discovered rocky planets with rings, which they may have mistaken for other kinds of worlds, a new study finds.
Unusual laser emissions beaming from the Ant Nebula suggest that it is home to a hidden double-star system and that one of the companion stars is nearing the end of its life, new research shows.
Another interstellar asteroid has been spotted in our solar system — and this one is not a visitor but a long-term resident, a new study reports.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has a vision: He wants to get humans to Mars as soon as possible. Is that humanity's best option?
China just launched a spacecraft that will help pave the way for a historic mission to the moon's far side later this year.