Space colonization remains a distant hope, but thinkers and scholars want to tackle the problems today in preparation.
Russia and the U.S. previously committed to working together on the station after 2024, but no clear movement occurred until the end of the year.
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) successfully unfurled its sunshield on Friday, in another milestone for the groundbreaking project.
The James Webb is set to become the most complex object ever launched into space, and the most powerful time machine ever built.
Researchers studying the wreckage of the last U.S. slave ship, buried in mud on the Alabama coast since 1860, have made the surprising discovery that most of the wooden schooner remains intact.
Don’t ask astronomers to choose between the Hubble Space Telescope and the new kid on the cosmic block, the James Webb Space Telescope.
Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson got a round of groans on Twitter this Christmas Eve for taking Santa Claus and his reindeer just a tad too literally.
"Significant amounts of water" have been found beneath the surface of Mars.
A NASA spacecraft has officially “touched” the sun after it plunged into the unexplored solar atmosphere known as the corona, traveling hundreds of miles over five hours.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for their philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
A scheduled spacewalk by NASA astronauts was postponed after the agency received a debris warning for the International Space Station (ISS).
Fossils found in Chile are from a strange-looking dog-sized dinosaur species that had a unique slashing tail weapon, scientists reported Wednesday.
NASA's next laser communications mission will launch early Sunday morning.
The federal government is embarking on a new attempt to explain the unexplainable.
NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth. The DART spacecraft, short for Double Asteroid Redirection Test, lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the world's first planetary defense test mission, is scheduled to launch early Wednesday morning.
A partial lunar eclipse will take place on Thursday night and into early Friday.
Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that began last spring.
A prosthetic-tailed dolphin named Winter that starred in the "Dolphin Tale" movies died Thursday evening at a Florida aquarium despite life-saving efforts to treat a gastrointestinal abnormality, aquarium officials said.
A U.S. survey of astronomers puts the search for extraterrestrial life at the top of their to-do list for the next 10 years.
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Climate change may impact the production of corn (maize) and wheat as early as 2030, according to NASA researchers.
Humans introduced a new life form to outer space on Friday as NASA astronauts harvested the first ever chile peppers onboard the International Space Station.
On Thursday, the sun released a significant solar flare toward Earth, peaking at 11:35 a.m. EDT, scientists say.
The Northern Lights may be visible just in time for Halloween.