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A NASA photographer captured a lush aerial shot of an ephemeral wildflower bloom in the desert.
Luxembourg-based Intelsat reports that its Intelsat 29E satellite (IS-29E) is now a total loss, after having reported earlier that the spacecraft suffered an anomaly.
Look up: It's the Lyrid meteor shower!
It'd be cold, very cold
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft suffered an anomaly during an engine test in Florida Saturday (April 20), company officials said.
Technicians have assembled the capsule that will keep NASA's Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet's surface.
An independent report concluded that NASA has no chance of sending humans to Mars by 2033, with the earliest such a mission could be flown being the late 2030s.
With a pivot to TV projects.
The international team responsible for the first-ever image of a black hole's shadow already has plans to take a better, more detailed image.
NASA has a new social media campaign to gear up its audience for Earth Day, an annual event to celebrate our planet – and the importance of protecting the environment – on April 22.
The long-awaited, crowdfunded 'DS9' documentary will screen on May 13.
SpaceX has pushed back the launch of its next robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station by four days, to April 30.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the hearing was an "opportunity to continue to gather facts and to fully explore the proposal."
On April 18, the European Space Agency released an image featuring the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's birthday coming up next week.
A slower, thoughtful episode beautifully observes and parodies human behavior in "The Orville" season's penultimate episode.
The huge team behind the Event Horizon Telescope already made news with their first image of a black hole. But they've got bigger ambitions.
It sure looks that way.
One of the oldest known annual meteor showers, peaking early this week, may unfortunately be hindered by an almost-full moon.
A solid metallic core nearly as large as Earth's might be lurking deep within the solar system's smallest planet.
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew.