Mother Nature cooperated today and a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into the clear blue sky just before 12:30 p.m., carrying an uncrewed Dragon capsule on its third flight to the station -- the first such milestone for the reusable spacecraft.
A capsule full of supplies and experiments was scheduled to be on its way to the space station, but the afternoon launch from Cape Canaveral was scrubbed because of upper-level winds.
NASA has spotted "battling galaxies" in deep space, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Seventeen miles east of the bright lights of downtown Sarasota, a small group searches for a little perspective. The group's name is the Local Group of Deep Sky Observers.
A cultural anthropology team at Yamagata University in Japan recently announced the discovery of 143 huge ancient drawings etched in Peruvian soil known as “geoglyphs.”
A study looking into how zero gravity can affect blood flow in the body showed astronauts staying onboard the International Space Station for long periods of time can face health risks.
The Leonid meteor shower will peak over the weekend into Monday, bringing up to 15 shooting stars per hour.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past the snowman-shaped Arrokoth on New Year's Day, years after exploring Pluto. At the time, this small icy world 1 billion miles beyond Pluto was nicknamed Ultima Thule given its vast distance from us.
After a quiet few months at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched a second round of satellites for its global internet network this morning. Sixty tightly-packed Starlink satellites blasted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, on time at 9:56 a.m.
Earthlings get treated to just 13 or 14 Mercury transits a century.
New generations are growing up in the era of privatized space travel, which could cause a new space race to take off.
As NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover continues to venture along the vast landscape of the red planet, a series of unsettling photographs was recently sent back to Earth, capturing a truly eerie and lonely landscape.
The red wine will age for a year up there before returning to Earth. Researchers will study how weightlessness and space radiation affect the aging process. The goal is to develop new flavors and properties for the food industry.
During Monday's test, Boeing counted down to zero, then the Starliner's launch abort engines fired. The capsule soared nearly a mile, then parachuted back into the New Mexico desert. The entire flight lasted one-and-a-half minutes.
The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station -- scheduled for liftoff this weekend -- includes the Zero G Oven. Chocolate chip cookie dough is already up there, waiting to pop into this small electric oven designed for zero gravity.
It's creepy and it's cooky.
The unmanned X-37B glided to a landing at Kennedy Space Center’s old shuttle runway at 3:51 a.m. Sunday, completing a 780-day mission. It launched back in September 2017 atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
The show will reach its peak on Monday night into the early morning hours of Tuesday.
The world's first female spacewalking team is making history high above Earth.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make "HERstory," as NASA is calling it, with the first all-female spacewalk. All four men aboard the International Space Station will remain inside, as Koch and Meir go out to replace a broken battery charger.