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SpaceX made history on June 3, 2017 when it launched a used Dragon cargo craft to the International Space Station for the first time. See images of the liftoff, and the successful landing of the company's Falcon 9 rocket, here.
Scientists are finding dozens of black holes within densely packed collections of stars called globular clusters. A computer simulation is revealing these clusters’ secrets, including whether they gave rise to recently observed gravitational waves.
The Raspberry Pi 3 is a versatile, credit card-sized PC that can be used as the foundation for a variety of projects, from a retro 16-bit gaming console to a media streaming PC for your living room.
The billionaire founder and CEO of SpaceX said today (June 1) that he plans to resign from the three White House advisory councils on which he sits because Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris climate pact.
A little dragonfly paid a visit to the much larger Dragon spacecraft at Cape Canaveral today (June 1), just hours before SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch was scrubbed due to inclement weather.
Innovative Mars rover ideas will be put to the test starting today (June 1) in the harsh desert of southern Utah.
One of the world's largest canyons – the United States' Grand Canyon – dominates below wispy clouds in this jaw-dropping view from the International Space Station.
After one year in space, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module that's attached to the International Space Station is performing as expected in withstanding the harsh environment of space.
New Jersey — European launch provider Arianespace's successful launch of ViaSat and Eutelsat telecommunications satellites June 1 on an Ariane 5 rocket marked the completion of all missions offset by protests in French Guiana during March and April.
Overwatch's Horizon Lunar Colony map delivers low gravity Moon battles, and you can try it for yourself right now.
The northern lights shimmer over Europe in a new Space Station photo.
In the new sci-fi horror flick "Life," a terrifying, tentacled and seemingly immortal alien named Calvin wreaks havoc on the International Space Station. In a new video, the filmmakers explain the art and science behind this weird extraterrestrial.
A new report by Canadian astronomers considers the benefits of moving the planned Thirty Meter Telescope from its controversial building site at Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano to Spain's Canary Islands.
The phone in your pocket is a veritable Swiss Army knife of functionality for both casual stargazers and serious astronomers.
The scientific successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has arrived in Houston for a pre-launch milestone trial using an historic and unparalleled facility that was built for the Apollo spacecraft.
The countdown is finally over — Lego fans can now build their own towering model of the NASA Apollo Saturn V rocket, thanks to the launch of the new toy set. collectSPACE, Ars Technica and Space.com put the Lego moon booster model to test.
It's not a fluke: For the third time, the LIGO gravitational wave observatory has detected ripples in space-time caused when two black holes circle each other at mind-bending speeds and collide.
On Aug. 21, 2017, tens of thousands of people are expected to descent on the city of Carbondale, Illinois to witness a total solar eclipse. A team of organizers are preparing for multiple days of programming and a national broadcast of the event.
SpaceX is right on track to launch a reused Dragon spacecraft for the first time on Thursday (June 1), and you can watch the momentous mission live.
The used Dragon was scheduled to launch toward the International Space Station today (June 1) at 5:55 p.m. EDT (2155 GMT) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. But lightning near the launch site, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, nixed the attempt.