New Horizons went into “safe mode” on Saturday but the probe should be back to normal science operations by Tuesday, exactly one week before it performs the flyby
SpaceX holds a $1.6-billion NASA contract to fly at least 12 unmanned unmanned runs to the space station; the previous six flights had all been successful
NASA's huge supersonic parachute isn't ready to land astronauts on Mars just yet
Most details about the space plane are classified, but the launch vehicle also carried 10 miniscule "cubesats," including the LightSail solar sail, developed by the Planetary Society...
Drastic temperature variations observed on 55 Cancri e suggest the exoplanet is geologically active
The daring reusable rocket landing test now is set for 4:10 pm Eastern today
The company will attempt to bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back to Earth for a soft touchdown, a maneuver that nearly worked in January
The New Horizons spacecraft is set to make the first flyby of Pluto this July
The company had hoped to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a robotic barge as part of its effort to develop fully reusable rockets
Imagery captured from Saturday through Monday (Jan. 24 to Jan. 26) by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's GOES-East spacecraft shows the storm's development and movement...
The U.K.'s Beagle 2, which disappeared during a landing attempt in 2003, is clearly visible in new photos from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently at the Red Planet
The capsule was carried January 10 atop a Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Cape Canaveral. After launch the rocket came down as planned on a drone ship but hit a bit too hard
Research teams are failing to confirm plumes of water vapor reported a year ago to have been spewing about 200 kilometers into space from Europa's south pole
NASA's New Horizons probe is set to awaken from 99 days during which the spacecraft's electronics were largely unpowered. Observations at the dwarf planet start in January
A planet-forming disk around a million-year-old star has been imaged in unprecedented detail
Orbital Sciences’s Antares rocket burst into flames mere moments into its mission to send a cargo-carrying spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station. NASA reported no injuries to personnel...
NASA's rovers and orbiters at Mars will witness a close encounter with a comet on October 19, an event that happens once every million years
The India Space Research Organization unveils its first pictures of the red planet
If all goes according to plan, the two companies will reduce or end NASA's dependence on Russia for its orbital taxi service