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SpaceX plans to launch a secret payload known as Zuma on Thursday evening (Nov. 16) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Florida's Space Coast. Here's what we know about the mission. (Spoiler alert: It isn't much.)
An advanced new weather satellite will now launch into space occur no earlier than Thursday (Nov. 16) after unacceptably high winds delayed an early-morning liftoff from California today.
SpaceX's planned launch of a secret Zuma payload for the U.S. government has been delayed at least 24 hours to Thursday, company representatives said today (Nov. 15).
We now know what to call the mysterious object from interstellar space that zoomed past Earth last month.
As the deadline nears for an Air Force competition to fund development of new launch vehicles, Orbital ATK announced Nov. 7 what it called an "important milestone" for its proposed launcher.
Science Channel reboots "MythBusters" with a bang.
A skywatcher uses filtered binoculars to observe a majestic group of sunspots just a few minutes before the sun sets behind the Castle of Noudar in Barrancos, Portugal.
Learn about how scientists use the Hubble Space Telescope to study exoplanet atmospheres and about the limitations of these techniques.
Hydrocarbon particles in Pluto's atmosphere are responsible for the dwarf planet's surprisingly low temperatures, a new study suggests.
There used to be nine planets. Now there are eight, or maybe there are nine after all. Whichever you prefer, here is a list of them in the order they appear in the solar system.
A powerful new instrument that will search the cosmos for exploding stars and fast-moving space rocks has captured its first image of the night sky.
Mars is a very cold planet. Temperatures don't get much above 70 degrees F and they can get down to nearly minus 200 degrees F.
Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said Nov. 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won't need to fly that vehicle again.
SpaceX is getting ready to launch a secret satellite to orbit Wednesday night (Nov. 15).
A gallery if images from the Zwicky Transient Facility's (ZTF) first view of the universe, and its ultra-wide-field camera, based at the Palomar Observatory.
Kepler-22b is an alien planet that's a bit larger than Earth, but it's in the habitable region of its star.
Space.com talked with author Andy Weir, known for "The Martian," about the world of his new book "Artemis"; creating its lead character, Jazz; and how "the moon is basically made of moon bases, with some assembly required."
One recent trend in science fiction has been to look at class or group conflict in outer space. The new novel "Artemis," by "The Martian" author Andy Weir, continues this theme by focusing on a porter in a future moon colony.
A cool new virtual reality camera arrived at the International Space Station today (Nov. 14) aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft.
NASA has moved up a test of the Orion human spacecraft's launch-escape system (LES) and is working on safety measures for the vehicles first crewed flights.