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The U.S. Mint has struck its initial coins commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
We get to see lots more of Spock in the new full-length trailer for "Star Trek: Discovery" Season 2 plus, we learn a little more about the so-called "red angel."
Call it a cosmic coincidence: Two probes launched four decades apart, traveled in opposite directions — and ended up using similar instruments to gather milestone data on precisely the same day.
For the first split second after the Big Bang, the universe was nothing but an extremely hot "soup" of quarks and gluons — subatomic particles that would become the building blocks of protons and neutrons.
A gaseous alien world is evaporating at a record rate, shedding considerable light on an exoplanet mystery, a new study reports.
The moon lights the way to the Red Planet tonight (Dec. 14) as the two objects make a close approach to each other in the evening sky.
The Parker Solar Probe is doing well after its first flyby of the sun, and it will soon begin returning groundbreaking data about how our star behaves.
The 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Dec. 13) and Google is celebrating the celestial light show with a Google Doodle that is simply adorable.
Virgin Galactic is conducting the fourth powered test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity today and chronicling the attempt - its highest and fastest test flight yet - on Twitter. Check out the awesome updates here. It might even reach space!
For the first time ever, Virgin Galactic has reached space — by one definition, anyway.
Virgin Galactic conducted its fourth powered test flight of the SpaceShipTwo Unity on Dec. 13, 2018, marking the first time the ship reached space, and the photos are incredible. See photos from the test flight here.
A black dwarf is all that is left after a white dwarf star burns off all of its heat, but retains its mass.
Watch the vehicles separate, the engine blaze and the horizon spin in dramatic in-flight video taken from today's (Dec. 13) flight of Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity.
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).
The Geminid meteor shower will provide a shining backdrop for the approach of Comet 46P/Wirtanen on Thursday (Dec. 13), shortly before the object's closest approach to Earth in 20 years.
Head for dark, clear skies tonight — overnight Dec. 13-14 — to see the shooting stars of the Geminid Meteor Shower overhead.
NASA astronaut Nick Hague is excited to clamber atop a Russian Soyuz rocket 11 weeks from now, even though his first experience with the booster didn't go so well.
Its main job is to spot the stars, but an ultrasensitive navigation camera on NASA's Juno spacecraft is returning amazing images of Jupiter's rings, auroras, lightning, and even its moonlit dark side.
As comets blaze across the night sky, they can bring wonder and excitement to those watching from Earth – or even a sense of impending doom.
NASA's Mars InSight lander has settled into its new home on Elysium Planitia and is preparing to deploy its instruments — and if all goes well, one device's work should be complete by March.