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A private lunar lander's maiden moon mission just assumed a new dimension: helping to preserve some of humanity's precious cultural heritage.
The largest-ever parachute bound for Mars, which will land Europe's ExoMars rover on the surface of the Red Planet in 2021, passed the first in a series of tests in Sweden.
Two weeks after C2E2.
A tiny satellite on its way to Mars has opened its eyes and captured a view of home.
Two NASA astronauts will work in space today (May 16) outside of the International Space Station (ISS), and you can watch their 6.5-hour spacewalk live online.
Two NASA astronauts took a 6.5-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (May 16), breezing through all of their planned work and optional "get-ahead" tasks right on time.
With uncertainty about the future of two large space telescopes, NASA is continuing to suggest that the next decadal survey for astrophysics be postponed, a move opposed by many astronomers.
United Launch Alliance has picked Aerojet Rocketdyne's RL10 engine to power the upper stage of its next-generation Vulcan rocket, the second such contract Aerojet has secured in as many months.
Today, the Big Bang model of cosmology is pretty much taken for Gospel, and for good reason.
After the show's cancellation on the Syfy channel last week, fans of the solar-system-spanning adventure "The Expanse" have rallied, encouraging Amazon and Netflix to pick up the show and garnering support from cast members and celebrities.
Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light-years away formed just 250 million years after the Big Bang, according to new observations.
Earth-like planets with severe tilts and orbits could enter abrupt "snowball states," in which entire oceans freeze and surface life cannot survive, according to new research.
After a lifetime spent probing the hazardous environments around black holes and neutron stars, NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer met its fate, burning up in Earth's atmosphere.
A student-built sounding rocket soared to an altitude of 24,127 feet (7,353 meters) while traveling faster than the speed of sound.
A new NASA probe will use incredibly tiny, rolled tubes of carbon to analyze rocky objects like asteroids, which may hold chemical clues about the origin of the solar system and its rocky inhabitants.
SpaceX's first-ever "Block 5" version of the Falcon 9 rocket soars to space after lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday (May 11).
The Vega rocket is a launch vehicle for small- to medium-sized satellite payloads.
It's a trick question.
Could alien life be hiding in the multiverse? New studies say, "sure!"
China is set to launch a relay satellite to the second Earth-moon Lagrange point May 21, in a necessary precursor to the planned Chang'e 4 soft-landing on the lunar far side late in the year.