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On Nov. 11, 2017, the Sierra Nevada Corporation performed the successful free-flight test of the Dream Chaser space plane. See photos from the glide test here.
Harrison Schmitt went for a walk on Dec. 11, 1972. Forty-five years later, he is almost ready to share his diary of that day on the moon.
An airspace closure notice published by the Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 9 suggests Blue Origin is preparing to resume test flights of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle after a hiatus of more than a year.
President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that may formally direct NASA to send humans back to the moon.
A small, privately built machine designed to make optical fiber is launching toward the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule tomorrow (Dec. 12).
This pre-Christmas display of celestial fireworks is due to reach its peak during the long, dark hours from Wednesday night (Dec. 13) into early Thursday morning (Dec. 14).
Budweiser will send barley seeds into space on a SpaceX rocket Tuesday (Dec. 12) to determine if it's possible to make beer on Mars. Yet a new poll indicates that Americans aren't particularly anxious for a taste of Martian brew.
Alien-hunting scientists are lending a (telescopic) ear to 'Oumuamua, a mysterious object recently spotted speeding through the solar system.
SpaceX is launching a used rocked and used spacecraft tomorrow (Dec. 12) — a first for the company, and a milestone in its quest for full and rapid reusability.
Six people recently returned from an eight-month long isolation experiment to test human endurance for long-term space missions.
A pair of studies is calling into question the assumptions scientists make when determining if a planet outside of our solar system could support life.
How many tiny bits of space debris are pummeling the International Space Station day after day? A new experiment headed into orbit this week will find out.
A new trailer for SyFy's Krypton, the series set in the distant past of Superman's homeworld, goes more in depth on the fall of the House of El - and shows that there's still "hope" left. Check it out here.
The agency will hold a news conference Thursday (Dec. 14) at 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) to reveal a new discovery made by its prolific Kepler space telescope, which has been searching the heavens for alien worlds since 2009.
On Tuesday (Dec. 12), SpaceX will make its first launch attempt from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station since a dramatic rocket explosion damaged the pad in September 2016.
Look skyward on Wednesday night (Dec. 13) and you should see plenty of shooting stars to wish upon.
Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, has unveiled the largest and most advanced planetarium in the Western Hemisphere.
This 2,500-mile system is one of the larger canyons in the solar system.
When Sgt. Michael Virga went out on patrol last weekend in Hamilton, New Jersey, he wasn't expecting to see something truly out-of-this-world. But thanks to a spectacular fireball, that's exactly what the officer saw.
A five-month study supported by NASA has concluded that it is technically feasible to convert a launch vehicle upper stage into a habitat module that could be used on the International Space Station or future commercial space station.