While Ivanka Trump has a high-profile job advising her father, the president of the United States, she told the International Space Station Expedition 56 crew Thursday (Sept. 20) that she had different childhood ambitions.
A comic strip beagle shares space with a romantic novel and an iconic starship in a new exhibit that asks the public to consider: What would you pack if you were leaving Earth?
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.
Flat-Earthers try to explain the equinox, and the results are as odd as you'd expect.
Green auroras shimmy over Earth in this nighttime view from a window of the International Space Station.
Turns out, humans are shifting the planet's spin.
With unseasonably warm summer temperatures persisting over much of the world this year, it seems hard to believe that this is the week of the Harvest Moon, the full moon nearest to the autumnal equinox.
On Sept. 24, 2014, India's first interplanetary mission entered into orbit around Mars. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Fresh vegetables on Mars, anyone?
The full moon happens once a month. Find out when.
Boeing and SpaceX, who have been struggling to meet safety thresholds established by NASA for commercial crew vehicles, now believe their vehicles can meet those requirements as they prepare for test flights scheduled in the next several months.
The basic argument laid out by AFA is that while there might be a need for a Space Force, now is not the time to break up the Air Force.
A NASA long-duration balloon mission observed glowing blue clouds that ripple at the edge of Earth's atmosphere.
Preparations are already underway for missions that will land humans on Mars in a decade or so. But what would people eat if these missions eventually lead to the permanent colonization of the red planet?
During an appearance on Monday at the Air Force Association's annual symposium, Shotwell was thrown a question she said she had never heard before: "Would SpaceX launch military weapons?"
We assume that the stars' positions in the heavens are eternal. But everything in space is in motion.
Captured 15 minutes after the end of totality during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, this scene shows the red glow of a partially eclipsed moon very close to Mars.
A robotic Japanese resupply ship launched toward the International Space Station today (Sept. 22), kicking off a four-day orbital chase.
A pair of tiny Japanese robots sent back wild images once they successfully landed on their new home, the asteroid Ryugu.
A Japanese billionaire is the first SpaceX lunar tourist, tiny "rovers" begin their descent on asteroid Ryugu and a bizarre quantum physics phenomenon says objects can be two temperatures at once. These are some of the top stories this week from Space.com