The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
"All employees and contractors will move to mandatory telework until further notice," NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said Tuesday.
The Chang'e 4 rover probed about 120 feet below the moon's surface, past a layer of dust that was "quite thick."
Although astrophysicists do not know the source of the radio signals, it's almost definitely not aliens.
It isn't the first time Luca Parmitano has snapped a photo of himself while orbiting the earth. He sent a similar picture in 2013.
On January 21, the American Museum of Natural History debuts a new planetarium show that displays the solar system with stunning accuracy.
The collision might have produced hundreds of Earths' worth of gold and platinum. But some signs indicate the metals disappeared into a black hole.
Astronomers think the planet, called Proxima c, is a super-Earth that formed far from the icy region where scientists think such worlds are born.
The star that some researchers think served as the north star for the ancient Egyptians is actually a pair of stars that eclipse one other.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot zips around 2.4 times faster than Earth, while Venus spins so slowly you can't tell it's moving backwards.
If all goes well next year, SpaceX and Boeing will launch their first astronauts for NASA, and Mars will gain three new rovers.
Australian scientists are developing the country's first satellite designed to predict where bushfires are likely to start, following months of devastating fires.
Katherine Johnson, a ground-breaking black Nasa mathematician whose life was portrayed in the movie "Hidden Figures," has died aged 101, the space agency says.
NASA's Christina Koch returned to Earth safely on Thursday after shattering the spaceflight record for female astronauts with a stay of almost 11 months aboard the International Space Station.
Such images could help forecast dangerous space weather.
Musk said he would send 1,000 Starships full of people into Earth orbit, then rocket them all to Mars during an opportune 30-day window.
Phosphorus is key in forming DNA, but the element is rare in the universe. Astronomers found molecules forming with the element around newborn stars
A Japanese billionaire has launched an online wanted ad for a girlfriend who will fly around the Moon with him on a SpaceX rocket.
Australia's fires have lasted for months, burned millions of acres, and belched out a smoke plume that could cover half of Europe.
The Long March 5 rocket was plagued with problems during its debut. But after years of revisions, China showed its redesigned launcher works.
China has launched one of the world's most powerful rockets in a major step forward for its planned mission to Mars in 2020.
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