The third and final supermoon of the year will light up the sky on March 20, closing out a trifecta of supermoons for 2019 that began in January.
The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The reason may be the same for viral reactivation on Earth: stress.
No one was aboard the Dragon capsule launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy. But the three ISS astronauts had front-row seats as the sleek, American-made spacecraft docked with the station.
The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the “Alien” movies. SpaceX needs to nail the debut of its crew Dragon capsule before putting people on board later this year.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he’s running to finish John McCain’s last term in the U.S. Senate.
For Lt. Gen. Richard “Rich” Scobee, losing his father in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger was a personal tragedy he and the families of other members of the crew have shared with the nation for 33 years.
SpaceX has launched the U.S. Air Force’s most powerful GPS satellite ever built. A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, hoisting the satellite toward orbit.
An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia’s coast to the International Space Station. The craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.
The online sale announced Monday by auctioneer Christie’s features 22 items from Stephen Hawking, including his doctoral thesis on the origins of the universe.
From your backyard to the National Air and Space Museum, here’s where you can celebrate ‘International Observe the Moon Night.’
Ryan Gosling reunites with “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle to chronicle Neil Armstrong’s journey to the 1969 moon landing.
A 22-pound rock that has been propping open a door in Michigan for decades turns out to be a meteorite valued at $100,000, according to Central Michigan University.
Japan’s space agency reported that MINERVA-II1 is the world’s first mobile exploration robot to land on the surface of an asteroid.
Flight controllers at mission control centers in Houston and Moscow began seeing signs of the leak Wednesday night when the six-member crew aboard the orbital outpost were asleep.
Go out and see the celestial parade of the visible planets known to our ancestors — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — gracing our skies overnight.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.