Thales Alenia Space is partnering with three U.S. companies that are working on NASA studies of concepts for the proposed Deep Space Gateway, leveraging its expertise in space station and cargo module development.
NASA's Dawn mission to the main asteroid belt, granted a second extended mission earlier this year, will end later next year after a final set of close-up observations of the dwarf planet Ceres.
A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17) delivering more than 2 tons of NASA supplies just in time for Christmas.
Three crewmates for the International Space Station are now on their way to the complex, where they will begin their six month stay by ringing in the new year.
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
The opening scenes of a new drama sound just like a traditional "Star Trek" episode: "Captain's log, final entry," the narrator says. "Spock and I are the sole survivors."
An engine designed for the world's most powerful rocket underwent one last test fire for 2017 on Wednesday (Dec. 13) to help NASA get ready for the Space Launch System rocket's first flight around the moon.
There's a lot of spaceflight action on tap Sunday morning (Dec. 17), and you can watch it all before the first NFL game of the day kicks off.
A NASA satellite captured an image showing a thick curtain of brown smoke billowing from the Thomas Fire in Southern California yesterday (Dec. 14).
Weightlessness, or the absence of gravity, has several short-term and long-term effects on astronauts.
Millions of people watched as Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon.
Rhea, an icy cratered moon that provided the first direct evidence of an oxygen atmosphere in the Saturn system, shines in its final image by the Cassini spacecraft.
It's not aliens.
Spy satellite and drone imagery is revealing ancient Silk Road outposts and other lost archeological treasures in the treacherous deserts of Afghanistan.
When "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens Friday (Dec. 15), more than likely you're going to see at least one ship using a hyperspace drive to travel faster than the speed of light.
"Star Wars"-themed mission patches lifted off on a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station today (Dec. 15), the same day "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" launched into movie theaters.
When Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launched the first test flight of its New Shepard Crew Capsule 2.0 this week, it had a very special passenger aboard: a dummy named "Mannequin Skywalker."
SpaceX launched its 13th cargo delivery to the International Space Station with both a reused Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship. See photos of the rocket's launch and landing.
SpaceX launched and landed a used rocket today (Dec. 15), pulling off yet another spaceflight double play on a mission that gets the company a big step closer to its goal of total reusability.
That's no moon! Actually, that is a moon — Saturn's "Death Star" moon, Mimas.