A discovery by MPIA graduate student Athanasia Tsatsi has changed astronomers' understanding of how mergers of two galaxies can produce unusual stellar motion in the resulting elliptical galaxies, with the central region ...
An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are moving into the International Space Station this week and staying for an entire year.
In the movie Star Wars, the Darth Vader's Death Star destroyed a planet. Could this really happen?
NASA is sending four identical spacecraft on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take of the Earth and sun's magnetic fields.
US space transportation company SpaceX launched two commercial communications satellites atop a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday evening.
(AP)—Early risers across much of Arizona were treated to a colorful sight—a pink cloud from a NASA research rocket that was launched Wednesday from a U.S. Army installation in New Mexico.
ESA's IXV spaceplane, launched on a Vega rocket on 11 February, is now on its way to Europe for detailed study in Italy.
Replay of the liftoff of Vega VV04 with ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, IXV, launched from Kourou, French Guiana on 11 February 2015.
SpaceX counted on better flying weather Wednesday as it geared up for the third time to launch a deep-space observatory, but canceled a radical rocket-landing test because of rough seas.
Europe said it had launched a prototype space plane Wednesday in a strategy to join an elite club able to both launch a spacecraft and return it safely to Earth.