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NASA's Psyche probe will launch to a metal asteroid on Oct. 12 — and scientists are sneaking a peek at the target

9 hours 18 min ago
The James Webb Space Telescope and the now-retired SOFIA telescope, impressive as they may be, have hit their limits when it comes to studying Psyche.

SpaceX's giant Starship vehicle towers above turquoise waters in gorgeous photo

3 October, 2023 - 23:00
SpaceX's Starship vehicle towers above sparkling turquoise waters in a stunning image that the company shared via social media over the weekend.

The James Webb Space Telescope's early galaxy images were oddly bright. Now we know why

3 October, 2023 - 22:00
Distant galaxies that existed a few hundred million years after the Big Bang are brighter than expected in JWST images because they were experiencing bursts of intense star formation.

Meet the crew of Virgin Galactic's 4th commercial spaceflight launching on Oct. 6

3 October, 2023 - 21:30
The crewmembers of Virgin Galactic's fourth commercial spaceflight are excited to tell the world they're going to the final frontier.

NASA's Eclipse Explorer 2023 lets you track the Oct. 14 annular solar eclipse with new interactive map

3 October, 2023 - 21:00
On Oct. 14 an annular solar eclipse will be visible across the Americas, you can follow the eclipse in unprecedented detail with NASA's new interactive map "Eclipse Explorer 2023."

James Webb Space Telescope's stunning mosaic of Orion Nebula uncovers rogue planets (photos)

3 October, 2023 - 20:41
Two new infrared mosaics of the Orion Nebula showcase the JWST's abilities while revealing new insights into this familiar star-forming region.

World Space Week 2023 kicks off Oct. 4 to highlight the growing private space economy

3 October, 2023 - 20:30
World Space Week 2023 will run from Wednesday, Oct. 4, through Tuesday, Oct. 10, with a theme of "Space and Entrepreneurship."

Celestron EclipSmart 2x Power Viewers Solar Eclipse and Solar Eclipse Glasses Observing Kit review

3 October, 2023 - 18:09
These two great value packages include essential eye protection and exhaustive guides to the two upcoming solar eclipses in North America.

'Star Trek: The Illustrated Oral History' goes behind the scenes with the eclectic crew of the original Enterprise

3 October, 2023 - 18:00
Titan Publishing will release 'Star Trek: The Illustrated Oral History: The Original Cast' in December.

Everything we know about Invincible season 2: release date, plot, cast & more

3 October, 2023 - 17:00
Season 2 of Robert Kirkman's hit animated superhero show Invincible hits Prime Video soon. Here's everything you need to know about it.

SpaceX wins $70 million Space Force contract for Starshield military satellites

3 October, 2023 - 00:00
SpaceX has won its first contract with the United States Space Force for its new Starshield satellite constellation.

SpaceX fires up Falcon Heavy rocket ahead of Psyche asteroid mission launch

2 October, 2023 - 23:00
SpaceX fired up its powerful Falcon Heavy rocket on Saturday (Sept. 30) to get it ready to launch NASA's Psyche asteroid mission on Oct. 12.

Virgin Galactic delays next flight by 1 day, to Oct. 6

2 October, 2023 - 22:00
Virgin Galactic has delayed its 'Galactic 04' mission by a day to Oct. 6, allowing more time for vehicle preparations and checkouts.

Dark Energy Camera peels back layers of 'galactic onion' stretched across space

2 October, 2023 - 21:00
The shell galaxy NGC 3923's symmetrical onion-like layers, that extend 150,000 light-years across space, appear in a new photo from the Dark Energy Camera.

Japan's SLIM 'moon sniper' spacecraft leaves Earth orbit

2 October, 2023 - 20:30
Japan's SLIM lunar lander has left Earth orbit and headed toward the moon, which it will reach on Wednesday (Oct. 4) if all goes according to plan.

NASA's plan to point a massive telescope at America's two upcoming solar eclipses

2 October, 2023 - 20:00
Citizen science group 'Solar Patrol' will use a retired NASA telescope to study the sun during America's two upcoming solar eclipses.

'The Creator' delivers a derivative yet dynamic portrait of pure AI paranoia (review)

2 October, 2023 - 19:00
Director Gareth Edwards fuels the debate over artificial intelligence in the cautionary sci-fi fable "The Creator."

The BlueWalker 3 satellite is officially one of the brightest objects in the sky

2 October, 2023 - 17:30
Astronomers worry that an impending future of widespread satellite constellations could darken our bridge to the stars.

UK startup readies new satellite that will make semiconductors in space

2 October, 2023 - 17:00
A U.K. startup is preparing to send a satellite to space that will manufacture new semiconductor materials that could be used in electronic devices on Earth.

Spain's new cubesats will fly in space like a flock of geese

2 October, 2023 - 16:00
The mission is dubbed ANSER, which is also the Latin word for wild goose.