A Soyuz rocket will launch a NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts to the International Space Station on April 9, 2020. Here's how to watch live!
Jack Swigert was an expert pilot and NASA astronaut most famous for his role as command module pilot for Apollo 13.
Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2020, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
Three people will launch toward the International Space Station (ISS) in the predawn hours Thursday (April 9), and you can watch their departure from Earth live.
The Great North American Solar Eclipse is coming.
The "Super Pink Moon" on April 7 was the biggest and brightest moon of the year.
Scientists have revisited one of the most iconic images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, revealing incredible details in infrared light.
For decades, scientists have suspected that some of the light that escapes from around a massive black hole nearly doesn't make it — and now, they've finally seen it happen.
The nearly-full Pink Moon rises over a cloud-covered Earth in this photo taken by an astronaut at the International Space Station.
The planned launch of a SpaceX rocket this month to send a new GPS navigation satellite into orbit for the U.S. military has been delayed to June 30 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Space Force officials say.
On April 8, 1964, NASA launched the first uncrewed test flight of the new Gemini spacecraft. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
NASA and the European Space Agency plan to haul pristine Mars samples to Earth in the near future. Should we worry about a possible 'Andromeda Strain' scenario?
Perseverance, the car-size robot at the heart of NASA's life-hunting Mars 2020 mission, is scheduled to lift off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station during a three-week window that opens on the morning of July 17.
One of the top priorities for scientists looking to find life beyond Earth is determining which icy worlds in the outer solar system hide massive global oceans under their frozen surfaces.
NASA and SpaceX took yet another step toward a historic crewed spaceflight next month, this time prepping for a worst-case scenario on the launch pad.
Astronomers with the Slooh online observatory will stream live views of the "Super Pink Moon" in a free webcast today (April 7) at 7:30 p.m. EDT (2330 GMT). Watch it live here!
Tonight (April 7), the moon will be at its brightest and largest for the whole year during the "Super Pink Moon."
NASA astronaut Anne McClain's estranged wife has been charged with lying about a "space crime" that she alleged McClain committed.
A proposal to land the Apollo lunar module on the reverse side of a new $1 coin has been waved off by the committees reviewing the design.
A "Super Pink Moon" will rise into the evening sky today (April 7), and you can watch it online with webcasts from The Virtual Telescope Project and Slooh.
At the same time the Event Horizon Telescope was gathering data to create the first-ever image of a black hole, it was also observing an even stranger object.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship returned to Earth today (April 7) to wrap up a successful resupply mission to the International Space Station. It's the end of an era for SpaceX.
As much as I (an avid lover of all things pink) would love for the "Super Pink Moon," which comes out tonight (April 7) to actually be pink, it won't be.
The moon will stun skywatchers this evening (April 7) with the biggest full moon of the year, but later this week humans will catch a very different view of our companion, in infrared light.
Tonight (April 7), if you look up at the night sky, you'll see the "Super Pink Moon," the biggest supermoon of the year, shining big and bright.
Margaret Burbidge, an astronomer who made vital contributions to our understanding of what happens inside stars and who worked on instruments that flew on the Hubble Space Telescope, has died at 100.
Boeing announced Monday (April 6) that it will conduct a second uncrewed flight test of its Starliner capsule for astronauts after a problematic debut in December 2019.
Jim Lovell flew on four missions to space, saw the moon twice and almost died on Apollo 13.
Astronomers have worked out details of the giant impact that knocked Uranus so famously askew.
On Tuesday (April 7), the moon will arrive at its closest point to Earth in 2020 a few hours before becoming full. This "supermoon" will be the biggest of the year — but you may not see a difference.