SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has kicked off an initiative to build the world’s first completely reusable rocket and spaceship.
Mercury's a bit weird, say NASA scientists, with a different surface composition and magnetic field to other planets.
Good news: we're not likely to get wiped out in the same way as the dinosaurs, at least not any time soon.
China's Tiangong-1 (Heavenly Palace) module was successfully lofted into orbit by a Long March-2FT1 rocket Thursday evening.
Australian astronomers say they've found proof of a vast filament of material that connects our Milky Way galaxy to nearby clusters of galaxies and on to the rest of the universe.
China is ready to launch its Tiangong-1 (Heavenly Palace) unmanned space module on Thursday evening after injecting fuel into the Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket.
NASA’s given its final verdict on the last resting place of the UARS satellite, which fell back to Earth last Friday.
While Venus's weather at ground level is pretty boring - a steady 800 degrees Farenheit and heavy sulfuric acid clouds - it all gets a bit more interesting further up, say NASA scientists.
The Earth is enveloped in a strong-to-severe magnetic storm, following a large solar eruption yesterday morning.
NASA scientists have revealed the 'footprint' of an electrical circuit linking Saturn and its moon Enceladus.
The solar system could once have had a fifth giant planet, which got hurled out into space billions of years ago.
NASA is working on a new communications system that could dramatically cut the time needed to transmit high-resolution images from Mars.
Neil Armstrong - the first person to walk on the moon - recently told Congress that America simply cannot maintain a realistic leadership position without human access to space.
Russia has returned its Proton-M rocket to service after a malfunction in the booster stage sent a $265 million communications satellite into the wrong orbit on August 18.
So-called 'citizen scientists' may have found two new planets previously dismissed as possibilities by NASA.
China remains on track to launch an unmanned test module into orbit via its Long March II-F rocket sometime next week.
NASA's busy Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has captured rare data of a flaring black hole releasing a blazing jet.
NASA - which recently retired its shuttle fleet - wants to hire private "space taxis" that will transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).
The asteroid widely believed to be responsible for the demise of the dinosaurs probably couldn't have been, observations from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) telescope show.
NASA will be launching an undersea exploration mission in the Atlantic Ocean on October 17, 2011.