On Oct. 17, 2016, Orbital ATK returned to flight, successfully launching a cargo shipment to the International Space Station after its previous cargo mission failed to launch.
In his final book, released Oct. 16, Stephen Hawking tackles big questions about the universe, delving into physics, cosmology, the existence of God and the future direction of humanity.
Everything was going smoothly — until NASA astronaut Nick Hague felt a sudden tremor. "The first thing I really noticed was being shaken pretty violently side to side," he said.
What do you do when you're a self-described "fierce fan" of famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson? Write a children's book about him, of course.
This year's Breakthrough Prize honors pulsar discoverer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a pioneer in the field of multi-messenger astronomy, gravitational-wave researchers and scientists investigating the nature of gravity and the quantum realm.
The reflections of two spacecraft technicians are captured in the gold-plated mirrors of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Currently under construction at Northrop Grumman's Los Angeles facility, JWST is scheduled to launch in 2021.
"Replicas," Keanu Reeves new, little-known, indie sci-fi movie looks awesome in a brand-new trailer.
The universe might be tricking us with its optical illusions.
"First Man" is a movie steeped in even more space history than audiences might be aware. Here's a look at the hidden details, or "easter eggs," that maybe only eagle-eyed space geeks might notice.
Cataclysmic mergers of the superdense stellar corpses known as neutron stars may be common across the cosmos, a new study suggests.
An advanced U.S. military communications satellite soared into space in the midnight hour Wednesday (Oct. 17), lighting up the sky over Florida as it launched into orbit.
The death of billionaire technologist, philanthropist and private-spaceflight entrepreneur Paul Allen has hit hard for people from many different walks of life. Read a few tributes to him from folks in the spaceflight and SETI communities.
But how is such a mission even possible?
Are we all going to be replaced?
Wally Schirra was an accomplished astronaut who spent time in space with three NASA programs in the 1960s.
An Atlas V rocket will light up the midnight sky over Florida early Wednesday (Oct. 17) to launch a new high-tech military satellite into orbit and you can watch liftoff live online.
The show opens precisely when you would expect it to, on July 16, 1969, as a rocket carrying three American men lifts off into history.
Rocket Lab just unveiled a huge new facility in New Zealand designed to enable fast mass production of the company's Electron booster. And William Shatner was on hand to lend some more excitement to the proceedings.
The leptoquark is down to couple with leptons and quarks.
On Oct. 11, 2018, a Russian Soyuz rocket failed during the launch of two astronauts toward the International Space Station. Read all about the incident and its aftermath here.