Now zinging through Cancer: a glob of light from interstellar space?
In the history of spaceflight, robotic probes that malfunction while landing on another world are never heard from again.
The chief of the Indian space agency told reporters that the spacecraft’s condition was unclear, but that he expected it had experienced a “hard landing.”
The country will probably have to wait for a future mission to join the elite club of nations that have landed on the moon.
He did groundbreaking work toward finding a “theory of everything.” He died in an Alpine rock-climbing accident.
On Saturday, India could become the fourth country ever to land on the lunar surface.
While there is widespread agreement on the need to protect American interests in space, there is disagreement on how to go about it.
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the Space Station.
Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse.
What is this ceaseless looking backward?
The spacecraft’s controllers on Earth succeeded in steering the spacecraft, demonstrating that mylar sails could be used for propulsion.
The 75-mile-wide crater could be something like a Chicxulub crater for the red planet.
Halfway through its first tour of the local universe, the spacecraft has found a “Super Earth” and two “sub-Neptunes.”
Also called the Southern Delta Aquariids, the shower can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you’re lucky you might be able to see it.
Mr. Armstrong was averse to cashing in on his celebrity. But as the 50th anniversary of the moon landing approached, his sons began auctioning off his memorabilia.
The astronaut’s sons contended that incompetent medical care had cost him his life, and threatened to go public. His widow says she wanted no part of the payout.
That “giant leap for mankind” happened thanks to plenty of women.
The Planetary Society deployed LightSail 2, aiming to further demonstrate the potential of the technology for space propulsion.
Demonstrators blocking construction of a major scientific project on Hawaii’s highest mountain have started to attract support across the country. Here’s what you need to know.
He directed the first piloted orbital flights, orchestrated spacewalks, oversaw the first lunar landing and led the space center in Houston.