Private firms like SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace, along with a growing number of national space agencies, are eyeing a manned return to the moon, with an emphasis on settlement rather than exploration.
It is often said that we now have more computing power in our pocket than the computer aboard Apollo 11 did 50 years ago. But is that true? And, if so, how much more powerful are our phones?
Maria Mitchell was the only widely recognized and respected female astronomer of her time—something she fought to change.
Though the agency eliminated the extra-small and small in previous space suits, NASA's lead spokesperson says sizing will factor into new designs.
China's achievements continue to accumulate, leading some to wonder if this could be the start of a new space race.
The Kepler telescope has run out of fuel and officially entered retirement. Luckily, there is a replacement on the way to continue our observation of the stars.
Sending American astronauts back to the Moon in preparation for deep-space exploration is a top space priority for the Trump administration.
An influential new survey will help government agencies decide which satellite capabilities to fund.
A professor of engineering breaks down what the 'Oumuamua projectile could possibly be and the secrets it could hold–but we still have no definite answers.
The rocket helped propel a three-tonne GSAT-19 satellite into orbit, the country's largest to date.
Quakes may offer scientific clues about planets' interiors.
Hubble scientists and historians reflect on how the famed telescope's images impacted American culture and science.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.