New Russian space chief clarifies comments about International Space Station departure

2 August, 2022 - 22:25
Russia won't rush its exit from the International Space Station, but the nation is planning ahead for when that day arrives.

Perseverance Mars rover snags 11th rock sample

2 August, 2022 - 21:00
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover bagged its 11th sample on Mars, targeting a sedimentary rock that may preserve "biosignatures" of ancient life on the Red Planet.

Smithsonian to debut reimagined Air and Space Museum galleries on Oct. 14

2 August, 2022 - 20:51
The countdown is now on for the launch of the first reimagined galleries in the National Air and Space Museum. The Smithsonian announced that it will reopen half of the flagship building on Oct. 14.

Stunning James Webb Space Telescope image shows stars forming in strange wheel-shaped galaxy

2 August, 2022 - 20:10
The James Webb Space Telescope peered through dust and gas to reveal star formation in a rare wheel-shaped galaxy that formed in a long-ago galactic crash.

Dark matter from 12 billion years ago detected for the 1st time

2 August, 2022 - 12:00
Using a cosmic relic from the universe's earliest moments researchers have made the earliest detection of a mysterious form of matter that makes up 85% of the universe's mass.

Hubble Space Telescope captures trippy 'mirror image' view of distant galaxy

2 August, 2022 - 12:00
The Hubble Space Telescope is seeing double in a new image of a distant galaxy called SGAS J143845+145407.

'Star Trek's' grand lady of space, Nichelle Nichols, has died at 89

2 August, 2022 - 12:00
"Star Trek" royalty and tireless NASA volunteer Nichelle Nichols has passed away at the age of 89.

Best Lego space sets 2022: NASA Lego sets, spaceships, Marvel, and more

2 August, 2022 - 11:32
Experience the vastness of space from your own living room with the best Lego space sets.

Debris from Chinese rocket crash found in Indonesia and Malaysia

1 August, 2022 - 21:39
Some pieces of the big Chinese rocket that fell to Earth over the weekend have been found on the ground in Southeast Asia.

This Australian experiment is on the hunt for an elusive particle that could help unlock the mystery of dark matter

1 August, 2022 - 21:00
The ORGAN Experiment, Australia's first major dark matter detector, recently completed a search for a hypothetical particle called an axion in an attempt to try to explain dark matter.

Watch California's largest wildfire of the year spawn a massive 'fire cloud' visible from space

1 August, 2022 - 20:54
Weather satellites operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have revealed "explosive growth" in a massive wildfire currently burning in northern California.

Watch Mars and Uranus meet up in night-sky webcast tonight

1 August, 2022 - 19:48
Mars and Uranus are night-sky neighbors at the moment, and you can get good views of their unusual meetup online tonight (Aug. 1).

Watch the full moon dance over one year in stunning time-lapse video by photographer

31 July, 2022 - 17:16
A new time-lapse video from astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy shows the moon's dance, or libration, over a year of full moons.

In photos: Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti takes Europe's historic 1st female spacewalk

31 July, 2022 - 16:25
Samantha Cristoforetti posted numerous photos of her historic International Space Station spacewalk July 21, when she became the first European female spacewalker.

See China's huge uncontrolled rocket debris fall from space in fiery skywatcher videos

31 July, 2022 - 15:48
A huge Chinese rocket fell back to Earth this weekend in a dazzling (if fiery) display as it broke apart during reentry as it plunged from space over the Indian Ocean.

Strange 'alien' holes discovered on the ocean floor

31 July, 2022 - 14:59
Explorers have discovered a series of mysterious, "perfectly aligned" holes punched into the seafloor roughly 1.6 miles (2.6 kilometers) beneath the ocean.

Astronaut's Battlestar Galactica Starbuck cosplay in space thrills sci-fi convention fans (video)

31 July, 2022 - 14:49
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has once again brought cosplay to space dressed as Starbuck from Battlestar Galactica.

James Webb Space Telescope's 1st stunning photo is now a dress

31 July, 2022 - 14:18
You can now add the deepest infrared image of the universe to your wardrobe.

On This Day In Space: July 31, 1971: Apollo astronauts drive on the moon

31 July, 2022 - 14:17
On July 30, 1610, the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei became the first to observe rings around the planet Saturn.

Galactic diversity captured in new Hubble telescope photo

31 July, 2022 - 14:09
Multiple galaxies shine bright against the dark backdrop of space in a newly released Hubble Space Telescope image.