The residents of Boca Chica didn’t ask Elon Musk to move in, but now his company is taking over.
Satellite views of Earth at night reveal the distinct imprint of humankind’s response to a fast-spreading virus.
When a massive star went missing, astronomers expected to find a supernova in its place. But there wasn’t one.
Astronomers have been tracking fast radio bursts for years, but they’ve never caught one like this before.
Astronomers say they have captured an unexpected spark from a collision of two black holes.
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO proudly announced the recognition of Juneteenth as a holiday, with one big caveat.
Even in the tumultuous Apollo era, the feats of the country’s space program were a momentary diversion, not a national salve.
Two NASA astronauts just arrived at the International Space Station in a SpaceX capsule.
Elon Musk’s aerospace company just launched two NASA astronauts into space for the first time.
The most important NASA mission in decades is about to lift off on a billionaire’s private rocket.
These days, the women married to NASA’s space travelers are astronauts themselves.
The SpaceX and Tesla CEO’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is starting to alienate his fans.
New images of the planet allow astronomers to peer deeper into its stormy atmosphere.
The invisible point of darkness resides in a double-star system just 1,000 light-years away.
The space agency is carefully following pandemic measures. Elon Musk thinks they’re overblown. But they’re going to the moon together.
New observations of young stars capture the cosmic forces that can transform tiny particles into colossal worlds.
Operating a mission is a labyrinthian process from start to finish, with all kinds of checks and fail-safes along the way.
The response to the pandemic has created a collective aversion to previously innocuous behaviors and settings.
So far, the pandemic isn’t stopping the space agency from moving forward with a historic SpaceX launch next month.
Watching Apollo 13 for the first time, I couldn’t help fixating on how much the world has changed—not in the past half century, but in the past few months.
Widespread social-distancing measures have produced some jarring effects across land, air, and sea.