Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Twin shock waves produced by the galaxy's central black hole could have inflated the gargantuan Fermi Bubbles about 6 million years ago, a new study suggests.
SpaceX's historic crewed mission to space has … two commanders?
Physicists are figuring out how close you can get to a black hole before you are unlikely to escape. That threshold is called the innermost stable circular orbit (ISCO).
A false-color, infrared exposure shows SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and first Crew Dragon spacecraft with astronauts on board lifting off from NASA's historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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The asteroid that sealed the dinosaurs' fate at the end of the Cretaceous struck at an angle that was the worst-case scenario for life on Earth.
Two entirely different ways of "weighing" the cosmos are producing disparate results. The discrepancy could be a sign that physicists will need to revise the standard model of cosmology.
Find out what's up in your night sky during June 2020 and how to see it in this Space.com stargazing guide.
See what's up in the night sky for June 2020, including stargazing events and the moon's phases, in this Space.com gallery courtesy of Starry Night Software.
Here's how to see planets visible in June's night sky.
After safely arriving at the International Space Station in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft this weekend, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will phone home from today.
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit.
SpaceX's first crewed Dragon capsule slid into its dock on the International Space Station successfully today, concluding a 31-hour voyage to orbit for two veteran NASA astronauts.
SpaceX is about to make history. See Space.com's complete coverage of the company's crewed Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station, which launches on May 27.
On May 31, 1990, the Soviet Union launched a new module to the Mir space station. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
After a historic launch yesterday from the coast of Florida, two NASA astronauts arrive today at the space station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon.
The launch of SpaceX's first crewed mission was a very big deal.
The first NASA astronauts to launch from the U.S. since the end of the space shuttle program have named their commercial spacecraft after one of the retired winged orbiters.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk was choked up with emotion after his company successfully launched astronauts to space for the first time on Saturday (May 30).
While this is not an easy moment in history, it might actually be the ideal time to launch a crewed mission to space, astronauts and exploration experts say.
The NASA astronauts who launched to space today (May 30) invited the world into their spacecraft with a unique, live tour around the capsule.
President Donald Trump hailed SpaceX's epic first crew launch today (May 30) as the dawn of a new era in spaceflight.
What's next for the NASA astronauts who launched to space today (May 30) aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule?
It's a sight no one has seen in nearly a decade: A rocket carrying NASA astronauts launching from Florida's Kennedy Space Center.
If the skies are clear this evening (May 30), observers across the central and northern United States and southern Canada could get an opportunity to see Crew Dragon move across their local skies.
See photos of SpaceX's Demo-2 mission, the first crewed test flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule launched from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center today (May 30), ending a nine-year orbital human spaceflight drought for the United States.
Veteran NASA astronauts set out to make history with SpaceX's Demo-2 mission.
Florida doesn't seem far from the International Space Station in this photo an orbiting astronaut snapped of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.