• By Space   -   Jun 23, 2018

    STAR WARS 'ANTHOLOGY' FILMS PUT ON HOLD - REPORT

    A report says Lucasfilm is scuttling plans for its Star Wars "anthology" stories.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NASA ASTRONAUT JEANETTE EPPS SPEAKS ABOUT HER PUZZLING REMOVAL FROM SPACE MISSION

    NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space.

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    NATIONAL SPACE COUNCIL'S 'THINK TANK' STARTS WORK

    An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    SPACE FORCE: PENTAGON NAVIGATES WAY AHEAD AND AWAITS DIRECTION FROM CONGRESS

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president.

    Congress
  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MARS WILL SOON 'REVERSE ITS COURSE' IN THE SKY

    Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    'IT'S BUSINESS TIME!' WATCH ROCKET LAB'S 1ST COMMERCIAL ELECTRON LAUNCH TONIGHT

    The U.S. spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will attempt the first commercial launch of its new Electron rocket today , and you can watch...

    U.S.
  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    GOOGLE DOODLE HONORS SCI-FI AUTHOR OCTAVIA E. BUTLER

    Google honored the legacy of famed science fiction author Octavia E. Butler with her own Google Doodle today , which would have been...

  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    WHERE DOES TRUMP'S 'SPACE FORCE' FIT IN THE INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT ON PEACEFUL USE OF SPACE?

    Overnight US President Donald Trump announced the establishment of a "Space Force" as a separate force of the US military.

    Donald Trump
  • By Space   -   Jun 22, 2018

    1ST SATELLITE BUILT TO HARPOON SPACE JUNK FOR DISPOSAL BEGINS TEST FLIGHT

    The first spacecraft to demonstrate active space debris-removal technologies - such as a harpoon, a net and a drag sail - in orbit...

    Technology
  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    CHINA APPEARS TO BE PREPARING TO DEORBIT ITS TIANGONG-2 SPACE LAB

    China has lowered the orbit of its Tiangong-2 space lab, likely in preparation for deorbiting the orbital facility and thus averting...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    EINSTEIN WAS RIGHT! SCIENTISTS CONFIRM GENERAL RELATIVITY WORKS WITH DISTANT GALAXY

    A new study validates Einstein's theory of general relativity in a distant galaxy for the first time.

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    SALLY RIDE'S LEGACY: ENCOURAGING YOUNG WOMEN TO EMBRACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

    On June 18, 1983, 35 years ago, Sally Ride became the first American woman to launch into space, riding the Space Shuttle STS-7 flight...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    SEE THE EERIE LAVA GLOW OF HAWAII'S KILAUEA VOLCANO ERUPTION FROM SPACE

    Astronauts in space have been tracking Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption since May, but they've never revealed a view quite like this....

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    COULD SELF-REPAIRING 'STAR WARS' DROID L3-37 COME TO LIFE? NOT QUITE

    Is the newest droid in the "Star Wars" universe the future of modern robotics?

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    EPIC DUST STORM ON MARS NOW COMPLETELY COVERS RED PLANET

    A massive dust storm on Mars that covered one-fourth of planet just a week ago has grown into a global weather event, NASA officials...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    WHAT IS THE SUMMER SOLSTICE? AN ASTRONOMER EXPLAINS

    The summer solstice marks the official start of summer. It brings the longest day and shortest night of the year for the 88 percent...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    GOLDEN 'BLUE MOON' GLEAMS OVER LISBON

    A lovely cityscape view captured from a rooftop on Amoreiras Towers in Lisbon, Portugal, shows the last "Blue Moon" of 2018 rising...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    SOYUZ SPACECRAFT: BACKBONE OF RUSSIAN SPACE PROGRAM

    Soyuz is a type of spacecraft that Russia - and previously, the Soviet Union - has used to launch cosmonauts and astronauts into space...

  • By Space   -   Jun 21, 2018

    NGIS: CARGO SHIPS TO THE ISS

    Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems brings together decades of work by pervious companies in the aerospace industry.

    Industry
  • By Space   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HOW TRUMP'S SPACE FORCE WOULD HELP PROTECT EARTH FROM FUTURE ASTEROID THREATS

    If a military Space Force like the one proposed by President Donald Trump becomes a reality, odds are, it would play a role in defending...

    Donald Trump