The U.S. and China are rushing to develop hypersonic weapons. Critics worry it's turning into a race without end.
California wants to limit the water that farmers can pump from depleted aquifers. To enforce those limits, regulators are turning to remote sensing satellites.
This year's Orionid shower coincides with a full moon, whose bright glow will make it hard for us here on Earth to see the meteors.
British Columbia resident Ruth Hamilton had a rude awakening earlier this month when a large meteorite plunged from space, through her roof and landed in her bed.
Wang Yaping, 41, will become China's first female spacewalker. She and two male colleagues successfully launched aboard Shenzhou 13 to spend six months aboard the Tiangong station.
Shatner, 90, became the oldest person to fly into space, according to Blue Origin. The company, owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, launched its first human spaceflight in July.
New space companies are touting space tourism. But so far the final frontier has been the playground of the rich or famous, plus a few everyday folks who had a bit of luck.
The film is reportedly the first feature-length fiction movie shot in space, telling the story of a doctor who rushes to save the life of a cosmonaut aboard the International Space Station.
At age 90, the Star Trek actor is poised to become the oldest person ever to visit space. "It's never too late to experience new things," Shatner said on Monday.
Some scientists say discrimination against gay and lesbian government employees during James Webb's tenure as NASA administrator should preclude him from having a telescope named in his honor.
The bright phenomenon was videoed above the coast of North Carolina on Friday night. Sightings were also reported in South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
Sian Proctor, who lifted off this month with three crewmates on the first all-civilian space launch, tells NPR that she "couldn't get enough" of the view from orbit.
The James Webb Space Telescope will let scientists study small, rocky planets around distant stars in more detail than ever before. After decades of work, it could head into orbit later this year.
A commenter said the new uniforms look like something from Battlestar Galactica, adding one of the show's taglines: "So say we all."
According to the National Weather Service, at 3:20 p.m. EDT today, the Autumnal Equinox (the moment when the length of daylight and darkness are almost perfectly equal) occurs.