A recent mission atop a Hawaiian volcano shows humans still have much to learn before they set foot on another world.
In a wide-ranging interview, Jim Bridenstine explains his plans for NASA, the nerve-racking Soyuz launch failure, and his views on climate change.
The magazine’s editor acknowledged the cover story is a “puff piece,” but stood by his decision to defend the billionaire in dramatic fashion.
Scientists envision the dramatic surface of Europa, one of the best candidates for alien life in the solar system.
Four of NASA’s most recognizable missions are in “safe mode” or unable to communicate with Earth.
The film is a 141-minute commercial for a uniquely American brand of determination and achievement.
The harrowing emergency landing in Kazakhstan is a grim sign for crewed missions to the International Space Station.
Scientists still don’t understand “fast radio bursts,” but they’ve gotten a lot better at discovering them.
Recordings from tiny microphones showed that the insects stopped buzzing during the 2017 eclipse.
The Tesla CEO mocked the SEC in a tweet just days after settling a lawsuit with the agency over a different tweet.
Astronomers have detected what may be the first “exomoon.”
Donna Strickland is only the third woman in history to win the award in physics—and her research probably deserved attention a lot sooner.
Astronomers have found another quirky object that suggests a giant body lurks at the fringes of the solar system.
To find signs of plant life on other worlds, it helps to understand the history of our own.
Commercial companies are proposing lunar missions at a pace the world hasn’t seen since the Apollo program.
A Japanese mission has captured mesmerizing views of a distant space rock.
A close flyby with a small galaxy hundreds of millions of years ago sent ripples through our own that astronomers can still observe today.
The proposed lunar voyage is the latest in a long tradition of dispatching creative thinkers to extreme environments.
One was felled by a dust storm. And now the other has been sidelined by a technical glitch.
Scientists are searching for a mysterious kind of volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres.
The spaceflight company said Monday it would take Yusaku Maezawa on a historic trip in 2023.