Category: Space & Cosmos

Mars Got Cooked During a Recent Solar Storm

Days after light shows filled Earth’s skies with wonder, the red planet was hit by another powerful outburst of the sun.

SpaceX’s Starship Rocket Successfully Completes 1s...

The company achieved a key set of ambitious goals on the fourth test flight of a vehicle that is central to Elon Musk’s vision of ...

Boeing Starliner Carries NASA Astronauts to Orbit ...

The launch marks a long-delayed win for the aerospace giant, and the next step in NASA’s reliance on the private sector for its hu...

China Lands Spacecraft on Far Side of the Moon

The landing brings the Chang’e-6 mission a step closer to being the first to return a sample from the part of the moon that’s neve...

Russia Is Increasingly Blocking Ukraine’s Starlink...

Russia has deployed advanced tech to interfere with Elon Musk’s satellite internet service, Ukrainian officials said, leading to m...

Supernova or Coronavirus: Can You Tell the Differe...

A scientist finds beauty in the “visual synonyms” that exist in images seen through microscopes and telescopes.

At 90, Ed Dwight Will Join Blue Origin’s Space Mis...

Six decades ago, Mr. Dwight’s shot at becoming the first Black astronaut in space was thwarted by racism and politics. Now, at 90,...

Northern Lights Photos: Aurora Borealis Lights Up ...

The unusual sight of aurora borealis was visible in several European countries on Friday, and in multiple parts of the United Stat...

A Solar Storm Hits Earth Making Northern Lights Vi...

Officials warned of potential blackouts or interference with navigation and communication systems this weekend, as well as auroras...

A Severe Solar Storm Hitting Earth May Make Northe...

Officials warned of potential blackouts or interference with navigation and communication systems this weekend, as well as norther...

Latest Updates: Boeing Starliner Flight of NASA As...

Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams will have to wait for another day to fly to the International Space Station in an orbital capsule ...

NASA Goes Back to the Drawing Board for Mars Sampl...

The agency will seek new ideas for its Mars Sample Return program, expected to be billions of dollars over budget and years behind...