Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies canceled its planned cargo run to the International Space Station on Monday after a helium leak was found in its rocket's first stage, NASA said.
We typically hear about asteroids in a destructive fashion: those that collide with each other in space and create explosions. Yet NASA could soon make history with an upcoming asteroid project.
On early Tuesday morning/Monday night at around 1 a.m. EST, a total lunar eclipse is scheduled to take place that will be visible for much of the United States. Mars is expected to make its closest approach to the Earth in six years prior to the eclipse.
After two delays spanning almost a month, SpaceX will execute the third resupply mission to the International Space Station today at 4:58 p.m. The Falcon 9 rocket will carry 5,000 lbs. of (very interesting) cargo inside the Dragon spacecraft.
Astronomers may have made an important discovery--or not. They've found a possible exomoon, which is a moon orbiting a planet beyond our sun.
Millions of years ago, a massive asteroid slammed into Earth, setting off a chain of events that changed life forever. Now, scientists have reconstructed that impact, revealing how catastrophic event this truly was.
The Mars Curiosity Rover photographed some interesting pictures on April 2 and 3 that have many believers of extraterrestrial life talking. The picture in question featured a bright light shining from Mars surface in the distance.
A cosmic diamond! That is exactly what a powerful telescope in Chile captured. The stunning image of a planetary nebula released by the European Southern Observatory (ESCO) creates the illusion of a diamond ring.
As millions of sky watchers are eagerly awaiting the April 15th total lunar eclipse, first of the two total lunar eclipses of this year, North Americans will receive an added treat of viewing the eclipse to full extent.
A new image of a bright spot captured by NASA rover Curiosity sparked a massive online uproar among UFO enthusiasts.
There will be a rare alignment of the sun, Mars and Earth tonight called "an opposition," which should provide some good viewing for those who want to see the rare site.