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NASA and Virgin Galactic have signed a Space Act Agreement, under which they will work together to support commercial space activity.
NASA's administrator says he wants to step up commercial flight opportunities for astronauts.
When ISS astronauts call Earth, they refer to it as "space to ground." For a call they made to Kathy Sullivan, the first astronaut to dive to the deepest point on Earth, a different term was merited.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse crossed over Africa and Asia this weekend, and the view from space was spectacular.
Though Pluto is now famously frigid, it may have started off as a hot world that formed rapidly and violently, a new study finds.
The rare zodiacal light zodiacal light beams up at the Milky Way in this photo captured from Portugal's new "starlight tourism" destination.
Far-off alien planets covered in vast oceans might be common in our Milky Way galaxy, scientists find.
Otherwise, they'd be ferociously unstable.
Incredible new images from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal nearly dead stars spewing blasts of hot gas into deep space in strange but stunning ways.
Role-playing game "Star Trek Timelines" released three new LGBTQ characters to celebrate Pride Month.
CBS' "Star Trek" is marking #BlackLivesMatter movement with a #StarTrekUnited drive to promote the unity the iconic science fiction franchise has long professed, and is streaming 15 pivotal episodes from its different series for free.
This dreamy night-sky photo features a golden full moon rising above the landscape of Alandroal, Portugal, in Dark Sky Alqueva, the world's first "starlight tourism destination."
The sun and moon converged in a dazzling "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday (June 21), stunning skywatchers across parts of Africa, Asia and more.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse, the only annular eclipse of 2020, will wow skywatchers in the Eastern Hemisphere. Here's how it works.
It's official: Summer is here for Earth's Northern Hemisphere while winter arrives in the south and Google, as always, is celebrating with artful style.
The first woman to be in charge of NASA's human spaceflight program will oversee the first mission to land a woman on the moon, and she's expecting "really big things" to come from the next generation of young, female space enthusiasts.
The launch of NASA's next Mars rover, the life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance, is just a month away.
Astronomers Without Borders donate 16,000 solar eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for rare 'ring of fire' spectacle
Astronomers Without Borders is sending 16,000 recycled eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for the "ring of fire" annular eclipse on June 21.
Summer will arrive in the Northern Hemisphere on Saturday (June 20) at 5:43:32 p.m. EDT (21:43:32 GMT). The June solstice also marks the beginning of winter for those in the Southern Hemisphere.
Astronauts have taken to social media to commemorate today's holiday — Juneteenth.