NASA said Wednesday that this newly discovered asteroid will zoom 2,200 miles above the southern tip of South America.
Astronomers said it marked the first time this type of radio signal has been detected at such a large distance. "It’s the equivalent to a look-back in time of 8.8 billion years."
NASA says they are testing the rocket engine with a plan to have an in-space demonstration by 2027. This technology could help astronauts travel to and from planets faster.
Buzz Aldrin is the only one of the three astronauts from the Apollo 11 mission still alive today.
Nicole Mann, a Marine colonel and test pilot, rocketed into orbit last fall with SpaceX, becoming the first Native American woman in space. She is a member of the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes in Northern California.
Researchers used data collected from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory to identify small signals of the sun’s atmosphere that will help to identify which regions on the sun were more likely to produce solar flares.
The so-called ‘space jellyfish’ effect often happens during sunrise and sunset launches, but this time, the Falcon Heavy side boosters added to the display, producing a dramatic scene visible from as far away as North Carolina.
SpaceX has three launches planned for the second week of January as the company furiously moves into the new year.
The planet, called TOI 700 e, is about 95% of Earth’s size, is likely rocky, and could have liquid water on its surface, NASA said.
Russian space corporation Roscosmos said Wednesday that it will launch a new spacecraft to take some of the International Space Station's crew back to Earth after their capsule was damaged and leaked coolant.
C/2022 E3 (ZTF) hasn’t come so close to Earth since the last ice age, experts say. Here’s how you may be able to see it later this month.
After almost 40 years circling Earth, a retired NASA science satellite plunged harmlessly through the atmosphere off the coast of Alaska, NASA reported Monday.
The satellite studied how Earth absorbed and radiated energy from the sun.
The first full moon of the new year will appear at 6:08 p.m. ET.
Walter Cunningham, the last surviving astronaut from the first successful crewed space mission in NASA’s Apollo program, has died.
Don’t walk, run outside and stare at the sky during these days.
This year saw dozens of rocket launches and space science milestones that will help us better understand Earth and our universe.
For the most part, all seven planets can be viewed in the dusk sky with the naked eye, but you might want to grab your binoculars just in case.
The images were taken aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
In 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 was told they’d have the largest audience in history as they headed for the moon on Christmas Eve. But what should they say to the conflicted planet they’d left behind?