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In his first major address as NASA administrator, Jim Bridenstine defended the new NASA directive to go to the moon first before voyaging to Mars, but offered no new initiatives to reach the Red Planet.
This Mother's Day, get the space-loving moms in your life something out of this world! From planetary bling to star-speckled garbs, here are the best gifts for astro-moms.
NASA's newly appointed administrator, Jim Bridenstine, will make a major speech at the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington, D.C., which takes place today (May 8) through Thursday (May 10). Watch the entire webcast live here at Space.com.
New digital instruments at the CSIRO Parkes radio telescope site will allow scientists to survey larger areas of the Milky Way and better distinguish signals of interest in an attempt to identify intelligent extraterrestrial life.
The first humanoid robot in space splashed down on Earth 57 years to the day after the first U.S. astronaut did the same.
While flat Earthers seem to trust and support scientific methods, they don't trust scientists.
A transformer designed to do grunt work for the oil industry and military is coming, and it's… admittedly kind of fun to look at.
NASA says it decided to cancel a lunar rover mission last month despite a renewed focus on lunar exploration because that one-time effort did not fit into a plan that emphasizes a much higher cadence of missions, initially flown commercially.
The Grateful Dead's legendary drummer Mickey Hart, with the help of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), takes audiences to the Big Bang and back in a new planetarium show called "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told."
The legendary Grateful Dead drummer collaborated with the American Museum of Natural History to develop the "Musica Universalis: The Greatest Story Ever Told" planetarium show. See his performance in pictures here!
Giant lasers may indeed launch fleets of spacecraft to Alpha Centauri, given breakthroughs in the science behind extraordinarily thin, incredibly reflective sails that can catch this laser light, a new study finds.
Made In Space, which built the two 3D printers aboard the International Space Station, just secured a NASA contract to continue developing its next-generation off-Earth manufacturing system, known as Vulcan.
When NASA launched its Mars InSight lander from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California early Saturday morning (May 5), a thick blanket of fog prevented onlookers from being able to see the Atlas V rocket as it soared into orbit.
You can get a bird's-eye view of Hawaii's ongoing volcanic outburst, thanks to two newly released satellite photos.
With so much data being gathered by remote sensing satellites, the "real future" is to move the computing to space.
In a first, an international team of scientists has discovered an exoplanet with no clouds.
Nearly 600 United Launch Alliance workers at three sites voted May 6 to reject the company's latest contract and go on strike.
Scientists and science-fiction writers have long entertained the idea of "terraforming" Mars to make it habitable for humans. But to see examples of terraforming in real life, we need not look any farther than the very soil on which we stand.
How hard is it to hop to the nearest star system or soar across the galaxy? A typical "Star Trek" or "Star Wars" movie makes it look easy.
A new experiment designed to detect amino acids on Mars, in spite of the reactive perchlorate in the Martian soil that typically breaks organic compounds down, could fly on a future mission to Mars to help in the search for life there.