Europa Clipper instrument delays worry scientists eyeing 2024 launch

1 December, 2022 - 19:00
NASA's bold mission to explore Jupiter's icy moon is facing tight schedules getting instruments installed and ready for the planned 2024 launch.

Saturn V, space shuttle Pathfinder up for 'adoption' to aid in artifact preservation

1 December, 2022 - 18:00
You can now take an aerospace relic under your "wing" and help give it the care it needs. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation has launched an "Adopt an Artifact" program.

Boeing Starliner: Live updates

1 December, 2022 - 17:18
Read live updates of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft development as it moves towards sending humans to space for the first time.

Here's how NASA and Europe will bring Mars samples back to Earth (video)

1 December, 2022 - 17:00
A new video shows how a team of NASA and European Space Agency spacecraft plan to relay Martian rock samples to Earth.

Ukraine invasion's impacts on space exploration: Live updates

1 December, 2022 - 16:57
The Russia-Ukraine war has already stretched into space, with satellites providing internet and intel and longstanding international relations in outer space shifting rapidly.

Blue Origin space tourist launches: Live mission updates

1 December, 2022 - 16:44
Blue Origin's next space tourist mission hasn't yet been announced yet. Here are live updates of what we know.

International Space Station: Live updates

1 December, 2022 - 16:31
Find out what's going on at the International Space Station.

See the moon visit Jupiter in the sky tonight (Dec. 1)

1 December, 2022 - 16:00
On the first day of December the moon will appear in conjunction with Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet.

10 strange things NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft took to the moon

30 November, 2022 - 18:00
NASA's uncrewed Artemis 1 moon mission is full of passengers, we take a look at some of the strangest items hitching a ride here.

Super-distant black hole is eating half a sun a year and blasting its leftovers at Earth

30 November, 2022 - 17:02
Astronomers have made the most distant observation of a black hole ripping apart a star and feasting upon it, thanks to a jet of stellar "leftovers" blasted directly toward Earth.

SpaceX delays launch of Japanese moon lander for last-minute rocket checks

30 November, 2022 - 16:28
SpaceX delayed the launch of Japan's Hakuto-R moon lander carrying a United Arab Emirates' rover until Thursday (Dec. 1) at 3:37 a.m. EST (0837 GMT) to allow for additional pre-flight checks.

Lab-grown black hole may prove Stephen Hawking's most challenging theory right

30 November, 2022 - 16:00
By using a chain of atoms to simulate a black hole's event horizon, researchers have shown that Hawking radiation may exist just as the late physicist described.

Rising sea levels could swamp the US coastline by 2050, NASA predicts

30 November, 2022 - 15:04
Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.

See Mars at its best in the night sky on Wednesday (Nov. 30)

30 November, 2022 - 14:00
Wednesday (Nov. 30) offers an excellent opportunity for skywatchers to observe Mars when the Red Planet will be at its closest to Earth, appearing bigger and brighter in the sky.

The hunt is on in neighboring galaxy for 2nd closest monster black hole to Earth

30 November, 2022 - 12:00
Astronomers may finally have a way to hunt for a monstrous supermassive black hole they suspect lurks in the dwarf galaxy next door.

Search for possible sign of life in Venus' clouds comes up empty

30 November, 2022 - 12:00
The aircraft-borne SOFIA telescope could not find signs of a compound possibly linked to biological activity during observations of Venus' atmosphere.

See the half-lit first quarter moon on Wednesday (Nov. 30)

30 November, 2022 - 12:00
On the final day before December, the moon will be exactly halfway between the new moon and the full moon with its face half-illuminated.

SpaceX fires 11 engines of Starship Super Heavy booster ahead of test flight (video)

29 November, 2022 - 21:48
SpaceX ignited multiple Raptor engines on a Starship prototype called Booster 7 during a test in South Texas on Tuesday (Nov. 29).

Dozens of earthquakes swarm Hawaii as the world's largest volcano erupts

29 November, 2022 - 18:00
The eruption is so far not threatening downhill communities or affecting flights

China launches 3 astronauts to Tiangong space station for 1st crew handover

29 November, 2022 - 16:25
A Long March 2F rocket launched the three-person Shenzhou 15 mission toward the Tiangong space station today (Nov. 29) at 10:08 a.m. EST (1508 GMT).