There is a small but growing set of people who have had the opportunity to see the Earth as a planet, and view its changing seasons and weather patterns from above. Astronauts are a rare breed: men, and, increasingly, women, ...
The US space agency counted down Thursday to its first mission to collect dust from an asteroid, the kind of cosmic body that may have delivered life-giving materials to Earth billions of years ago.
Holy low-flying space rocks, Batman.
The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Momentum Technologies have signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement for an ORNL process designed to recover rare earth magnets from used computer hard drives.
A SpaceX Dragon capsule headed back to Earth on Friday with a load of science experiments and gear from the International Space Station.
NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before.
Suddenly, everyone from the U.S. government, commercial satellite companies, universities and even high school students needs to have a small satellite.
Scientists have predicted that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion humans living on Earth. With the rise of the middle class, we are expected to increase our consumption of animal products by up to 70% using the same limited ...
An SUV-sized spacecraft, loaded with instruments and an extendable robotic arm, will soon be barreling toward a space rock, on a round-trip journey that promises to return an unprecedented souvenir: extraterrestrial soil, ...
The brightest moon in almost 69 years is lighting up the sky in a treat for star watchers around the globe.