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Israel's first lunar mission to launch this week

TEL AVIV – Israel will launch its first moon mission this week, sending an unmanned spacecraft to collect data to…

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A twin view of space effects on immune stystem

WASHINGTON – Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity…

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Harpoon successfully spears space junk in experiment to clean-up tonnes of debris orbiting the Earth

A spacecraft has successfully fired a harpoon into a target orbiting Earth in an operation that could help clean-up the…

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NASA's lunar orbiter captured Chinese Chang'e-4 probe for third time

(Web Desk) – The United States (U.S) space agency NASA on Friday asserted that its lunar orbiter has captured the…

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Mars Liquid Water Mystery: Underground Volcanoes May Be Responsible, Scientists Say

Mars may have underground volcanoes that could be responsible for the liquid water believed to flow underneath the polar ice…

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There is no Planet B

Well, it’s been quite a summer, hasn’t it – record heat waves, drought, the deaths of 100 year old fish…

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Full snow moon on the way; it's the largest supermoon of the year

Star gazers are gearing up for the largest supermoon of the year. >> Read more trending news. The snow moon…

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NASA to send humans to the moon again, this time to stay

NASA wants to start the program as soon as possible, and the agency has already contracted nine companies for sending…

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NASA spacecraft takes a dip to prep for Mars 2020 rover landing

An artist’s concept of the Mars 2020 rover on the Red Planet. NASA/JPL-Caltech. In preparation for the launch of its…

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Massive insect decline could have 'catastrophic' environmental impact, study says

Insect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially “catastrophic” effect on the…

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New spacecraft would save Earth from collision with asteroid

BALTIMORE – A team of scientists, astronomers and engineers meets weekly in a conference room on a Howard County, Maryland,…

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New Horizons Images Show Ultima Thule May Actually Be More 'Pancake'-Shaped

The distant (486958) 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, made history on New Year’s Day for becoming the farthest object ever…

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A revolution in a sentence – the future of human spaceflight in America

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) John Horack, The Ohio…

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Futuristic fabric adjusts with the temperature to keep you comfy

Fabric of the future? University of Maryland. Anyone who lives in San Francisco knows it’s all about wearing layers. Temperatures…

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Kepler's Final Image Shows A Galaxy Full Of Possibilities

NASA’s Kepler space telescope may be retired, but the discoveries continue to rack up for this historic planet-hunting mission. Read…

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Panhandle Spirit: Holly Ridings, Amarillo's NASA pioneer

AMARILLO, Texas(KVII) – A NASA pioneer returned home to Amarillo Tuesday for her induction into the Tascosa High School Hall…

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Golf now a 'contact sport' as modern power driving puts 'same pressure on spine as American football'

Golfers now hit the ball so hard the strain on their backs is equivalent to playing American football, according to…

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Composition of universe keeps changing, evolving: Study

Since like humans, stars live and die on different time scales — and different elements are produced as a star…

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Going dark: Stargazing destinations lure 'astro tourists' to the night sky

The night sky has become a tourist destination. But wait a minute. Can’t we see the night sky simply by…

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Science: SpaceX’s Enormous Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Launch On Its 2nd Flight in March

SpaceX’s giant Falcon Heavy rocket could take to the skies five weeks from now, if everything goes according to plan….