It’s going to be a busy weekend for SpaceX as it prepares the Crew Dragon’s final test before it will be used to transport astronauts. Here’s what you need to know.
Here is a backgrounder on the search for far-away planets that could support some form of life – though not necessarily as we now understand it.
Astronomers interested in SETI use telescopes, both optical and radio, to scan the sky for the slightest signs that would indicate life forms that are intelligent.
The Space Force will be the sixth formal force of the US military, after the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard.
From SpaceX’s Starship and Dragon spacecraft to Tesla’s CyberTruck, here’s a brief recap of Elon Musk’s year.
NASA shared a photo of a vibrant collection of stars known as the Snowflake cluster. Here’s why it’s also called the ‘Christmas Tree’ star cluster.
Astronomers at the University of Colorado discovered the ‘super-puff- worlds of the Kepler 51 star system: lightweight planets that weigh about the same as cotton candy.
Boeing’s new Starliner unmanned spacecraft returned to Earth on Sunday, landing in the New Mexico desert in the United States six days early after a clock problem scuppered a rendezvous with the International Space Station.
Boeing will make history this week when it sends its CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time. Here’s what you need to know.
SpaceX rival Boeing is all set to launch its Starliner spacecraft for the first time to the International Space Station, a key mission as NASA looks to resume crewed flight by 2020.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched its 12th crewless tests of the New Shepard rocket earlier this week. See the spectacular photos here.
NASA’s newest mission to Mars will be focused on trying to find proof that life once inhabited the red planet. Here’s what you need to know about NASA’s Mars rover.
December’s full Cold Moon was the last full moon of the decade. Here’s what you need to know.
SpaceX and NASA will use the Falcon 9 rocket to send thousands of kilograms of crew supplies to the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA has recruited SpaceX’s Starship, Blue Origin’s Blue Moon and three other commercial lunar lander ideas to join its Artemis moon program.
The icy space rock formerly known as Ultima Thule was renamed to Arrokoth to escape the Nazi link.
November’s full Beaver Moon will shine bright on Tuesday 12 November in the constellation Aries.
The planet Mercury crossed the face of the Sun this week in a rare event known as ‘Mercury transit’. The next transit will only take place in 2032.
While Juno is snapping stunning shots of Jupiter, it is also working hard to remain optimally functional in orbit, and will ‘jump’ the planet’s shadow on 3 November.
NASA’s VIPER moon rover and Artemis program begins a new era where robots and humans working together will push the boundaries of what’s possible in space exploration.
In answer to the White House call to accelerate their planned return to the moon, Blue Origin has teamed up with three legacy space companies.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will take a 6.5-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station to replace a battery charge/discharge unit.
October’s full Harvest Moon will be visible from Sunday 13 October to Tuesday 15 October.
NASA opened for business on 1 October 1958, two months after its creation by the passage of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.
Catching such a rare event in action will help astronomers understand the physics of a black hole.