The U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) isn't saying much about its new spy satellite, now scheduled to blast off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Monday (May 1), but it will be heading into low-Earth orbit, SpaceX's launch license shows.
SpaceX has pushed back its first launch of a U.S military satellite for Monday (May 1) after a sensor issue triggered a 24-hour delay on Sunday (April 30).
Debris from space bombarded Earth billions of years ago and may have delivered water to the hot, young planet.
When the private spaceflight company launches the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) satellite, designated NROL-76, a 10-year stretch where every U.S. military and national security satellite was launched by United Launch Alliance (ULA) will end.
Breaking a 10-year monopoly by United Launch Alliance (ULA), SpaceX will launch a satellite into orbit on a classified mission this morning (April 28) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A new tactile guide lets everyone learn more about the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse — even people who won't be able see it.
In the first live 4k video stream from the International Space Station on Wednesday (April 26), NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer wowed viewers by playing with water in zero-G.
On April 26, 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft swooped through the space between Saturn and its rings. Here are the first photos from the epic encounter.
The Trump administration has already moved aggressively in a number of areas, such as tax policy, health care, immigration and environmental regulation. But it hasn't done a lot regarding space science and exploration.
Learn all about the structure of the sun in the first episode of the astrophysics video-explainer series "We Don't Planet."
NASA highlights some of their work and milestones during the first 100 days of the Trump administration.
NASA's iconic Saturn V moon rocket and Apollo lunar landings get the Lego treatment in the NASA Apollo Saturn V Lego set. The set includes 1,969 pieces and debuts in June 2017.
SpaceX is preparing to launch a classified spacecraft into orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office, breaking United Launch Alliance's 10-year monopoly on launching U.S. military and national security satellites.
The countdown has begun for the launch of Lego's Saturn V moon rocket. Lego rolled out its first photos and filed its "launch plan" for the "NASA Apollo Saturn V" model set to be released on June 1. The set is based on a fan submission on Lego Ideas.
Just as a total solar eclipse will change the skies over the continental United States on Aug. 21, a newly released U.S. stamp will change when pressed with a finger — a photo of the moon materializing over the blotted-out sun.
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s mission control room erupted in applause when data from the Saturn probe was received. Cassini flew between the innermost rings and the planet itself.
Celestis, the same company that lets people send their loved ones' cremated remains to space, unveiled a new service that will launch samples of DNA off the planet.
The Cassini spacecraft spotted strange atmospheric structures during the first of its 22 dives between the rings and gas body of Saturn, the planet it has studied up close since 2004.
Scientists could search a million star systems for signs of intelligent life within the next 20 years, a leading SETI scientist, Seth Shotak, told members of Congress this week.
If President Donald Trump is serious about making an imprint on U.S. human space exploration, space habitat developer Robert Bigelow has a suggestion: Partner with commercial companies to gain a toehold on the moon.