Long before our solar system formed, stars burned brightly in our Universe before becoming explosive supernovas and slowly winking out of existence. Now scientists are finding out a little bit more about these ancient stars by examining the specks of cosmic dust carried to Earth in meteorites.
NASA officials remain firm that sex between astronauts should never take place.
On sunny Sunday, April 21, the first Antares rocket test launch was successful. Lift-off took place at 5:00 p.m. (EDT) from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) located at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia, followed by payload separation approximately 10 minutes later and miss...
Orbital Science Corporation's Antares Rocket is ready for takeoff after the strong Vancouver wind force it to wait delay its launch time by about an hour.
Russian veteran cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Roman Romanenko ventured outside of the International Space Station Friday, installing a space weather monitor and replacing a navigation aid before wrapping up a six-hour 38-minute excursion.
A Russian man became the world's oldest spacewalker today when he stepped outside the International Space Station. Now, you can watch him live.
Russia has launched a crew of geckos, mice, gerbils and other animals into space in order to begin a month-long experiment to study how space travel affects animals.
Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to capture the iconic Horsehead Nebula in new, infrared light.
We almost take gravity for granted in our everyday life, but if you're an astronaut, you will definitely miss it. This week, commander Chris Hadfield, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, demonstrated what happens when you get a washcloth soaking in space and then wring it out.
The two smallest exoplanets yet found in the habitable zone of a star system, and thus with the potential to be similar to Earth, were identified using the Kepler Space Telescope.
NASA has used its Chandra X-ray Observatory to capture some amazing, new images of the supernova remnant, SN 1006.