A trio of astronauts soared into orbit Friday bound for the International Space Station, with their Soyuz spacecraft delivering some fancy French food, a saxophone and the future female commander.
The moon, or supermoon, is seen rising behind the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.
In a US presidential election that's already been out of this world, the lone American astronaut in outer space has cast his vote, NASA said Monday.
Two proven technologies have been combined to create a promising new technology that could meet future navigational challenges in deep space. It also may help demonstrate—for the first time—X-ray communications in space, ...
Clearing the air in space: Improving life support on International Space Station and for deep space exploration
For decades, NASA engineers have been key players in the design, fabrication and testing of the equipment that keeps astronauts safe in space—on Skylab, SpaceHab and the International Space Station. Teaming with industry, ...
Reduced extracellular transport of molecules may explain changes in bacterial behavior in space, according to a study published November 2, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Luis Zea from the University of Colorado, ...
A Japanese rocket that fired a weather satellite into space on Wednesday was decked out in colourful manga in a bid to raise awareness among kids about the wonders of the universe.
Three astronauts landed safely in Kazakhstan on Sunday following a 115-day mission aboard the the International Space Station, including US astronaut Kate Rubins, the first person to sequence DNA in space.
The launch next month of a Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station has been postponed by 48 hours, Russia's space agency said Friday, reportedly to ensure better docking conditions.
Look west in the evening sky and Venus is almost impossible to miss, shining with a brilliant steady light. In fact, it is so bright it's often mistaken for a plane.