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NASA and the Israel Space Agency have signed an agreement to use the AstroRad radiation protection vest on NASA's Exploration Mission-1 flight.
The new "Block 5" Falcon 9, which debuted Friday (May 11) with a flawless launch and first-stage landing, will take rocket reusability to bold new heights very soon if everything works out, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said.
A jumbo-jet-size asteroid gave Earth a close shave today (May 15), whizzing past our planet at a safe distance of 126,000 miles (203,000 kilometers) — or about half the distance between Earth and the moon.
Tom Wolfe, who wrote "The Right Stuff" and a number of other iconic books, died yesterday (May 14) in New York City at age 88.
Researchers have spotted the fastest-growing black hole ever found — and have seen the (thankfully) distant devourer consume a mass equivalent to Earth's sun every two days.
The case for a giant plume of water vapor wafting from Jupiter's potentially life-supporting moon Europa just got a lot stronger.
The company, funded by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, is quietly working to bring astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
A powerful X-ray pulsar is whipping around its stellar partner at a record-breaking speed.
Scientists are using alien environments on Earth to improve our abilities to search for life on Mars.
Satellite images give scientists an idea of the aftereffects of North Korea's latest nuclear test.
SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on May 10 went into detail on modifications made to the latest version of the Falcon 9, including redesigning a pressure vessel implicated in the rocket’s 2016 pre-launch explosion.
Mesmerizing new views from NASA's Juno spacecraft capture a colorful mosaic of swirling clouds in Jupiter's atmosphere.
An asteroid the size of a jumbo jet is about to buzz Earth, and you can learn all about the historic close encounter in a webcast this evening (May 15).
If humans ever find aliens, chances are that those otherworldly organisms will look nothing like us. However, they may bear a closer resemblance to some of our simpler Earthly neighbors: microbes.
The NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) has awarded five-year grants to three research teams who will hunt for life in the universe.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station can see the plumes of the ongoing volcanic eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii from space and shared the sight on Twitter.
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The chairman of the Senate's space subcommittee vowed May 8 to block any attempt by the administration to end operations of the International Space Station in the mid-2020s.
Just in time for Mother's Day, look up to see Virgo — the only feminine figure among the zodiac constellations, who in a way represents Mother Earth.
Hint: It holds 3.3 trillion stars.