Poor weather delays US space cargo launch to Saturday

2018-11-16 05:13

Windy weather pushed back the planned launch of a US cargo ship loaded with supplies for astronauts living at the International Space Station, NASA says.

Satellite photos of the California wildfires reveal their incredible destruction from space

2018-11-14 10:50

New satellite images show the unfolding disasters.

NASA just smashed the record for the fastest human-made object — its R21 billion solar probe is flying past the sun at up to 343,000 km/h

2018-11-06 11:08

The probe's maximum expected speed translates to nearly 193km/second - enough to fly from New York to Tokyo in less than a minute.

A Russian rocket failed with 2 people on board, and the moment was recorded on video. Here's what it shows.

2018-11-02 11:23

The clip shows one of the rocket's side boosters failing to peel off the main Soyuz rocket - a launch-ending anomaly and a danger to astronauts.

Successful launch for satellite heading to study Mercury

2018-10-24 05:39

Airbus is celebrating the successful launch of the BepiColombo spacecraft heading to the planet Mercury.

Smart aliens might live within 33,000 light-years of Earth. A new study explains why we haven't found them yet.

2018-10-10 20:33

A new study suggests this may be because we've searched just 0.00000000000000058% of a "cosmic haystack" in our hunt for an alien "needle."

WATCH: Hole in the international space station is a mystery - NASA

2018-10-04 19:52

NASA is tamping down speculation that sabotage caused an apparently man-made hole and air leak in a capsule docked at the International Space Station. But Russia's space agency appears to have ruled out a manufacturing defect.

Japan space robots start asteroid survey

2018-09-23 06:25

A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system.

Elon Musk and SpaceX shared new images of the rocket ship designed to colonise Mars — and the pictures hint at crucial design changes

2018-09-19 08:06

Elon Musk and SpaceX have published new renderings of the Big Falcon Rocket launch system. The release of the images coincides with a major announcement from SpaceX: Tonight, the company will name the first passenger to fly on the rocket. The images

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that's so ambitious, some experts call it 'science fiction'

2018-09-17 07:03

The SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to blast a tourist around the moon in a new launch system called Big Falcon Rocket.


Satellite images show how the Californian fire destroyed entire towns

2018-11-14 10:48

Satellites in space took pictures of Paradise, California, and the nearby town of Magalia as the Camp Fire burned much of the two places to ashes.

A 'mind-boggling' telescope observation has revealed the point of no return for our galaxy's monster black hole

2018-11-04 12:04

Telescopes just got the best-ever look at gas circling the edge of a supermassive black hole — a point of no return just before the event horizon.

The best astronomy pictures of the year are gorgeous reminders that we live on a rock that drifts through space

2018-10-29 16:32

Each year the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition awards "the most beautiful and spectacular images of space and the cosmos."

'Our toehold in space is at extreme risk': Russia's rocket failure has thrown astronaut access to the International Space Station into limbo

2018-10-12 09:39

A Soyuz rocket carrying a NASA astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut failed after launching on Thursday. That could spell trouble for humanity's only outpost beyond Earth.

A balloon company is working on a technology to make space satellites obsolete. Here's a rare look inside their giant factory.

2018-10-09 14:33

Their big idea: use giant autonomous balloons that operate in a world between spacecraft and aircraft.

A weird, cigar-shaped object flew through the solar system last year. Now astronomers may know where it came from.

2018-09-27 10:35

Scientists believe it's a comet that was kicked out of another star system.

WATCH: The 'space archaeologist' hunting lost cities from space

2018-09-20 20:30

If you want to find lost cities or the traces of ancient civilizations, Sarah Parcak believes you need to head into space.

Elon Musk just revealed who will fly to the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship

2018-09-18 10:19

SpaceX did not reveal how much he paid for the lunar flight, but said it was a significant sum and that he already made a down payment.

This drawing liked by Elon Musk reveals just how crazy SpaceX's first missions to Mars will be

2018-09-10 11:23

Several official graphics of the spaceship's internal structure exist, but none show exactly how the ship would be equipped for Mars.

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