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NASA's Parker Solar Probe took one step closer to the sun Wednesday (Jan. 29) when it executed its fourth flyby of our star.
Let's hope that today's space-junk encounter is just a near miss as predicted, because a smashup would be pretty messy.
See images from NASA's infrared Spitzer Space Telescope.
"Project Blue Book," the hit television docudrama about the U.S. military's investigations into aliens more than 50 years ago, is back for Season 2.
To honor the brave astronauts lost their lives in the Challenger disaster, The Rentals, an American rock band fronted by Matt Sharp (best known for his work as a bassist in Weezer), released a song and corresponding lyric video inspired by the devastating events.
A collision would create a debris belt that would endanger spacecraft worldwide.
While Trekkies worldwide exult in the return of Jeri Ryan to "Star Trek: Picard," the actor is also coming back to "Star Trek Online" — a long-running game in the Trek universe.
Tonight (Jan. 28), you can catch the crescent moon make a close approach to Venus in the evening sky.
Streams of plasma from the sun create "chirping" and "whistling" noises heard by NASA's Parker Solar Probe.
NASA has picked Houston-based company Axiom Space to build at least one habitable private module that will be attached to the orbiting lab, the space agency announced Monday (Jan. 27).
The hottest exoplanet ever found is so infernally hot that it's ripping apart hydrogen molecules in its atmosphere, astronomers have found.
Scientists are about to get their first-ever good looks at the poles of the sun, which could be key to solving some long-standing solar mysteries.
NASA should aim to put boots on the moon in 2028, not 2024, and achieve this goal explicitly to aid human Mars exploration in the 2030s, according to an authorization bill that was introduced Friday (Jan. 24) by the leadership of the House committee on science.
A crew of researchers prepared to leave "Mars" this past Saturday (Jan. 18) as another crew arrived, ready to explore the "moon."
The launch of the European Space Agency's (ESA) Solar Orbiter spacecraft has been delayed two days after engineers discovered a rocket issue during preflight testing.
A name has been added the U.S. memorial for fallen astronauts, honoring the first commercial spacecraft pilot to die in the pursuit of opening outer space to the public.
SpaceX called off the next launch for its Starlink megaconstellation of internet satellites due to bad weather Monday (Jan. 27), postponing the flight for 24 hours.
The private spaceflight company SpaceX will launch 60 new Starlink satellites to join its growing broadband internet megaconstellation in orbit today (Jan. 27), and you can watch it live online.
NASA's New Horizons mission turned Pluto from a fuzzy blob into a detailed, geophysically complex world. But it's still a little fuzzy, as it turns out.
If you've been paying attention to the space engineers readying NASA's Mars 2020 rover, you may have noticed a recent surprise visitor in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California.