Asteroid 2002 AJ129 will make a close approach to Earth on Feb. 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST / 21:30 UTC). At the time of closest approach, the asteroid will be no closer than 10 times the distance between Earth ...
At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the Parker Solar Probe is lowered into the 40-foot-tall thermal vacuum chamber. Why?
Perhaps you live in a part of the world where you regularly experience snow storms or even dust storms. But for many of us, the weather forms a natural part of everyday conversation – more so when it is somewhat extreme, ...
Kilopower—Pioneering space fission power system could provide up to 10 kilowatts of electrical power
When astronauts someday venture to the moon, Mars and other destinations, one of the first and most important resources they will need is power. A reliable and efficient power system will be essential for day-to-day necessities, ...
Aerospace company Rocket Lab said Sunday it had successfully fired a rocket into orbit for the first time from its New Zealand launch base.
Meteorite hunters who flocked to Detroit from across the U.S. after a meteor exploded are finding the fragments.
NASA has bumped an astronaut off an upcoming spaceflight, a rare move for the space agency so close to launch.
Christa McAuliffe's lost lessons are finally getting taught in space.
No one plans like NASA, and when it came to exploring the moon, the Apollo program was no different. However, even despite their best efforts, the astronauts consistently demonstrated the challenges of keeping to schedule.
Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit.