NASA astronauts sped through an urgent spacewalk this morning (May 23) to replace a malfunctioning computer relay box outside the International Space Station.
NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this view of a storm on Jupiter known as the Little Red Spot.
Leland Melvin, the NFL football player turned NASA astronaut, now spends his days inspiring women and minorities to pursue careers in STEAM fields.
Makers Men “highlights a select group of men who have taken concrete actions to help make the world a more equal place for women,” according to the shows producers. The NASA astronaut fits the bill.
Astronomers have nailed down the path of the outermost planet in the TRAPPIST-1 system, finding that this world takes 19 Earth days to complete one lap around its small, faint host star.
Two NASA astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station today (May 23) on an unplanned spacewalk to replace a vital computer data relay box.
Earth probably became a "synestia" for a brief period about 4.5 billion years ago. That's the term for a newly proposed cosmic object: a huge, hot, donut-shaped mass of vaporized rock that results from the collision of two planet-size bodies.
On Tuesday, May 23, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will perform a critical computer relay box replacement after a failure on May 20. You can watch the spacewalk live here, beginning at 6:30 a.m. EDT (1030 GMT).
The chairman of the Senate's space subcommittee said May 16 that his committee will hold a hearing next week to hear testimony on possible updates to a 50-year-old treaty that is the cornerstone of international space law.
More than $560 million in budget cuts will be spread across many NASA programs, from science to human spaceflight, when the White House releases its complete fiscal year 2018 budget proposal next week.
Moon explorers could one day build their houses from bricks made out of lunar soil, or regolith, using just the energy of the sun, according to a new experiment by the European Space Agency (ESA).
Metal detected in the sky of Mars may come from meteors streaking through the Red Planet atmosphere, a new study finds.
Mouse sperm preserved on the International Space Station for nine months gave rise to healthy pups, a new study finds, suggesting that people could one day reproduce safely in space.
Separating space operations from the Air Force would hamper the service's efforts to address threats in orbit, Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said May 17.
The secondary mirror blank of the European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) was successfully cast. The mirror is 4.2 meters (13.8 feet) in diameter and weighs 3.5 metric tons (3.86 US tons).
The majority of antimatter that pervades the Milky Way may come from clashing remnants of dead stars, a new study finds.
Nearly 25 years after they lifted off together, Michael Foale and Ellen Ochoa entered the Astronaut Hall of Fame as inductees. Ochoa and Foale made up the 16th class of shuttle astronauts to be inducted, bringing the total to 95.
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
NASA Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fisher will replace the multiplexer/demultiplexer, or MDM on May 23, 2017.
A European Space Agency (ESA) project used focused solar heat to bake the simulated moondust, made from terrestrial volcanic material, at a temperature 1000°C to create the bricks.