The Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC's Sky at Night magazine hold a contest each year for the most amazing astronomy photos.
Space debris is starting to be a huge problem for satellites orbiting Earth. Now, it turns out that the Suomi NPP satellite experienced a near-miss when it comes to avoiding space trash in Earth's orbit.
Imagine being in space. Now, imagine that instead of a bulky spacesuit, you can put on a skintight, stretchy garment lined with tiny, musclelike coils.
Seven tiny grains of dust captured by the NASA Stardust spacecraft may just be from interstellar space.
Could there actually be water on the surface of Mars? It's possible, according to a new study.
Astronomers have accomplished a startling feat by using the AKARI orbiting observatory. They've created the first large-scale maps of ice material where stars are forming, challenging the conventional ideas about how water forms in space.
NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman has only been aboard the International Space Station for 12 days and he’s already made history. On June 6 he shared the first-ever Vine video taken from outer space to give those a look at a rare day on the ISS.
NASA successfully transmitted a 175-megabit video from the International Space Station to Earth on Thursday using the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS). This could revolutionize the way NASA receives data from space.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a new, gorgeous image of the evolving universe. Using colorful images captured by the telescope over the past 24 years, astronomers have assembled a comprehensive picture.
NASA released its 2015 budget proposal back in March, but perhaps many didn’t scan the details of the $17.5 billion monstrosity. Their goal is to drive advances in science, technology, aeronautics, and space exploration with its requests.
Mark and Scott Kelly are twins, and also NASA astronauts. On Wednesday the men announced that they will be taking part in an experiment that will involve one of them remaining in space for one year while the other stays on Earth.
Commander Steve Swanson and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev are aboard the International Space Station conducting scientific experiments and awaiting the arrival of the other three members of their crew.