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Here are answers to some questions you might have about the discovery that was announced on Monday.
For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.
Declassified documents show that intelligence officers, and President Eisenhower, knew that the Soviet Union was close to launching a man-made satellite.
Vice President Mike Pence accused the Obama administration of neglecting the space program, while others saw an ongoing renaissance.
Branch Technology is developing a 3-D printing process that can build structures on Mars. Step into their Tennessee workspace in 360 degrees.
One year after the spacecraft dived into Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it gave scientists a gift from beyond the grave.
Virgo, a new detector for gravitational waves, joined the L-shaped antennas seeking space-time reverberations from colliding black holes.
Mr. Musk is likely to describe a scaled down rocket and a more plausible business plan for getting people to Mars.
It was bigger than the Super Bowl. Many more watched it in person or electronically than voted last year.
As it slingshotted past Earth at 19,000 miles per hour on Friday, NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft made a composite portrait of the planet.
The spacecraft will make a flyby of Earth on Friday, using the planet’s gravity to steer it toward Bennu, an asteroid it will visit next year.
Just ahead of the 60th anniversary of the first Earth launch of a satellite, an auction house will take bids on a replica of the shiny Soviet spacecraft.
The moon will momentarily block Venus, then Mars and then Mercury, offering a vivid reminder of the cosmic clockwork in our solar system.
Although NASA does not have yet a follow-up mission to Saturn on its schedule, scientists are dreaming up ideas for one.
Now that Cassini has gone out in a blaze of glory, here's our guide to cosmic missions over the next decade that you should get excited about now.
Flying at 76,000 miles per hour into Saturn’s atmosphere, Cassini will be vaporized in minutes. This is exactly as NASA planned it.
Researchers are racing to replace the pioneering Grace satellites, which are threatened by both dying batteries and Trump-era budget cuts.
As the first reports of eclipse eye damage emerge, a reporter attempts to get to the bottom of the shady shades fiasco.
Launched in 1997, the Cassini-Huygens mission has reshaped scientific understanding of the solar system’s most exotic planet and its mysterious moons.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will plunge into Saturn on September 15, incinerating itself after 20 years in space.