Jupiter will be some 367 million miles from Earth on Monday, the closest it's been since 1963. It coincides with Jupiter being on the opposite side of Earth from the sun — when it'll be its brightest.
The launch of the uncrewed space vehicle was scheduled for Tuesday but is being pushed back because Tropical Storm Ian might hit Florida next week as a hurricane.
The last time scientists caught such a clear glimpse of Neptune's rings was when Voyager 2 flew past the distant planet in 1989. Now the James Webb Space Telescope has delivered a crisp new image.
The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez is the 14th school to team up with the U.S. Space Force for its University Partnership Program. The program aims to educate and recruit the future workforce.
On the anniversary of President Kennedy's speech on the race to the moon, we look at the dramatic advances in U.S. space science, from commercial flights and missions to Mars to the Webb telescope.
During a press conference on Thursday, space agency officials said they were eyeing Sept. 23 or Sept. 27 as possible dates for the launch.
It's one of two new planets that were recently found about 100 light years from Earth, both of which take just days to orbit their own sun.
After a two-year dry spell, Hollywood's summer blockbusters finally busted some blocks this year. Now, the question is how to keep that momentum going.
A recurring leak of liquid hydrogen fuel forced NASA on Saturday to postpone a scheduled launch for the second time this week. The earliest possible launch date is Sept. 19.
It's been nearly 50 years since the latest Apollo landing, and the landscape for space exploration is wildly different. Why is NASA's latest mission focused on revisiting the moon?
Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb thinks alien technology could be on the ocean floor. And if he finds anything with buttons on it, he would very much like to press those buttons.
The space agency's long-awaited Artemis I mission will have to wait until at least Friday, after a problem with one of the SLS rocket's engines was discovered.
A portion of the trailblazing actor's ashes will travel to deep space later this year. Along for the journey are remains of the show's creator and another star from the series.
NASA is sending an uncrewed spacecraft to circle the moon and return to Earth. It's set to launch Monday, despite thunderstorms over the weekend.
NASA's Apollo missions already sent astronauts to the moon from 1969 to 1972. But scientists say there's still lots of good science to do there. The moon also could be an ideal stepping stone to Mars.