Dr. Brown mentioned in his tweet that the data only tells us the orbital path of Planet Nine but not where in the orbital path it is. “It is more likely to be at its most distant point from the…
Three Chinese astronauts have returned safely from space following a three-month stay at the new Tiangong space station which is currently under construction.
The Inspiration4 crew plans a 7:06 p.m. EDT splashdown near Cape Canaveral to close out mission.
In an unprecedented mission, Inspiration4, the world’s very first all-civilian spaceflight is preparing to return to Earth on Saturday, September 18.
The crew of SpaceX's first all-civilian mission, Inspiration4, has shared an update on how they have been spending their time in orbit.
SpaceX's 1st all-civilian crew set to splashdown Saturday night.
Jupiter is like the hockey goalie of the heavens. This week, the solar system’s largest planet stopped another large object, scientists said.
Caltech astronomer and Pluto killer Mike Brown claims he has found evidence of a potential planet in the Kuiper Belt roughly 100 billion miles from Earth.
Splashdown is set for 7:06 p.m. EDT (2306 GMT).
An asteroid or icy object collided with the gas giant Jupiter on Sept. 13, where it eventually blew up in the planet's thick atmosphere.
Inspiration4 is the first orbital space flight with only four private citizens aboard for a four-day mission.
The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission were due to splash down in the Atlantic off Florida on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit. To prepare…
Amateur astronomers on two continents independently observed and recorded a white flash of light in the atmosphere on Jupiter’s Monday. Scientists and astronomers are working to see what a few stargazers on the two continents saw on Monday: a bright…
Scientists think a novel kind of 'early dark energy' might help solve the mystery of the universe's expansion! More research is needed to prove it.
He got Pluto demoted and people are still mad.
Thinking outside the box has always been a strong suit of space exploration. Whether taking a picture of the Earth in a sunbeam or attempting to land a rocket on a floating ship, trying new things has been a continual…
BEIJING: Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after completing the country’s longest crewed...
The Inspiration4 crew's zero-gravity plush is based on two real-life dogs: Puggle and Huckleberry, who help kids with cancer.
The Inspiration4 crew's zero-gravity plush is based on two real-life dogs: Puggle and Huckleberry, who help kids with cancer.
A remnant of an asteroid or comet just hit Jupiter, and it was seen by amateur and professional astronomers all around the world!
The crew of the Inspiration4 mission has mixed scientific experiments with music, M&Ms and talking to a movie star.
If confirmed, it would be the eighth impact flash recorded on Jupiter since 1994.
The compound could be used to create bricks or act as a mortar that binds existing rocks together, helping astronauts create habitats that would protect them against the elements.
What if a bunch of liquid xenon under the Apennine Mountains found 68% of the universe?
Three Chinese astronauts landed back on Earth Friday following their three-month trip to China’s first self-developed space station, marking China’s longest-ever space mission.
This is the moment that retired engineer Jose Luis Pereira captured footage of a piece of space rock the size of London clock tower Big Ben as it crashed into the planet Jupiter earlier this week. This is the first…
The crew of the first all-civilian orbital space mission, Inspiration4, did science experiments, took photos of the Earth and spoke to Tom Cruise and childhood cancer patients on Thursday and Friday.
China aims to launch another taikonaut crew in October, keeping the nation on track finish its new space station by the end of 2022.
Cobra Kai's creator is giving some small updates about how the spin-off series are going. A lot of
The two men have been duking it out on the social media platform all year.
Inspiration4 was supposed to make space seem accessible, but the silent treatment we’ve been given has made the final frontier seem more distant than ever.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first space tourists are taking in sweeping views of Earth that few have witnessed and motivating children with cancer. The capsule’s four passengers are flying exceedingly high, even by NASA standards.
Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it’s like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule. Representatives for SpaceX’s first privately chartered flight revealed Friday that the actor took part in a call with the four space tourists orbiting…
Astrophysicists have used the ALMA interferometer to find and analyze dense swathes of important organic molecules around several young, nearby sunlike stars.
Inspiration4, which launched with Elon Musk's SpaceX on Wednesday evening, shared the first photos from day one in orbit.
A breakthrough discovery of life-giving molecules in space from astrophysicists at the University of Leeds could suggest alien life in our galaxy is 'more likely than we first thought'
Who wouldn't want Mr. Miyagi: Origins prequel series? A Karate Kid Avengers team-up? The possibilities are endless, folks!
Named Uchuu, or Japanese for “outer space,” the simulation covers 13.8 billion years and will help scientists study how dark matter drives cosmic evolution.
A new two-hour documentary has an exclusive edge on the astronaut's view of space exploration, between a set of extensive international interviews and several minutes of rare footage from inside spacecraft."The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station" opened theatrically in…
https://youtu.be/yN7XVHVECPI Timelapse video made during ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet’s second mission to the International Space Station, “Alpha”. The camera is setup to take pictures at regular intervals, the pictures are then played quickly after each other at 12 times faster…
SpaceX's first all-civilian mission has taken off. But will they be classed as astronauts after their mission?
The existence of a new planetary body could explain the peculiar movements of celestial objects orbiting beyond Neptune
The SpaceX capsule is much higher and will spend more time in space than that of its rivals, Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin or Sir Richard Branson-owned Virgin Galactic.
Four civilian space travelers rode a SpaceX capsule through a blazing re-entry back into Earth's atmosphere Saturday evening and safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Cape Canaveral, completing a historic 71 hours in space as the first…
A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft carrying the first all-private, non-government crew to fly in low Earth orbit re-entered the atmosphere and splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Cape Canaveral at 7:06 p.m. EDT (2306 GMT) Saturday. The return to…
The Inspiration4 crew members wrapped up their third and final day in orbit Saturday and set their sights on an automated plunge back to Earth, a steep descent to an evening splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Canaveral to…
On their final full day in space Friday, the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew circling Earth inside a SpaceX Dragon capsule chatted with Tom Cruise, rang the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange, and downlinked a live video update showing…
Three Chinese astronauts landed in the remote Gobi Desert of northwestern China Friday, returning to Earth after a three-month mission on the new Tiangong space station, and ending a historic day in spaceflight that set a new record with 14…
Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth in their Shenzhou 12 capsule to conclude a three-month expedition on China's Tiangong space station. Landing in China's remote Gobi Desert occurred around 1:34 a.m. EDT (0534 GMT) Friday.
The first all-civilian, privately-funded crew to reach orbit came through their initial hours in weightless environment of space "healthy, happy and resting comfortably," SpaceX reported Thursday.
With the backing of a billionaire businessman, four private citizens blasted off Wednesday night from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a first-of-its-kind fully commercial three-day spaceflight aboard a SpaceX crew capsule, riding to an altitude higher than any person…
China's three-man Shenzhou 12 crew floated into their return craft and undocked from the Tiangong space station Wednesday, heading for landing in remote northwestern China to close out a three-month mission, the longest human flight to date in the country's…
Photographers visited launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday to set up remote cameras. Photographer Michael Cain captured these views of the 215-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft ahead of liftoff on the Inspiration 4…
The first all-civilian mission to orbit Earth on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to launch on Sept. 15, and you can follow all the action live here.
After three days in space, SpaceX's first all-civilian crew returned to Earth tonight, splashing down off the Florida coast to end a historic mission.
See the best photos on Space.com this week.
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.
The lightsaber will be their most realistic yet.
The crystals neatly sidestep some of physics' most iron-clad laws.
SpaceX's first all-civilian crew will return to Earth tonight with a splashdown off the Florida coast to end a mission like no other.
The four astronauts flying on SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission will return to Earth on their Crew Dragon spacecraft today (Sept. 18), and you can watch it live online.
From ultrasounds to ukulele jam sessions and space art, it appears the Inspiration4 crew is staying busy in orbit.
In between playfully snacking on M&Ms, the all-civilian Inspiration4 crew took a break from their science-heavy mission to chat with kid patients from a Memphis children's hospital.
Cancer survivor and civilian astronaut Hayley Arceneaux can be seen floating inside Dragon Crew's dome window
Indie-pop artist Foxanne's new space-bound single, "I Could Go On," highlights a science center that continues to provide science education to the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The all-civilian Inspiration4 crew is carrying a special package to space in their personal equipment — a digital copy of an independent artist's song about finding meaning in existence.
Enjoy this list of Star Trek movies, ranked worst to best. Resistance is futile.
A new two-hour documentary has an exclusive edge on the astronaut's view of space exploration, between a set of extensive international interviews and several minutes of rare footage from inside spacecraft.
Today (Sept. 17), Space Chat will explore what's new in space, including the successful launch of Inspiration4, the landing of Chinese astronauts back on Earth, some strange science and so much more!
On Sept. 17, 1789, the British astronomer William Herschel discovered Saturn's "Death Star" moon, Mimas. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series!
The four private astronauts of SpaceX's Inspiration4 crew have shared their first snapshots from their historic first-ever all-civilian space trip and they look thrilled.
A whopping 20 new scientific papers use data gathered by a host of radio dishes perched high in the Chilean desert to tease apart the mysteries of how planets form.
Volcanic super eruptions regularly tore up the surface of Mars billions of years ago, altering the planet's climate for decades and creating scars that are still visible today.
Several science institutions in China are now studying rocks collected from the moon by the Chang'e 5 mission for research that includes evaluating the material as a potential source of fusion power.
You can now beam up an impressive bundle of sci-fi gaming content — and support a good cause in the process — with the new "Star Trek Online" Charity Bundle.
A spacecraft carrying Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo touched down safely in Inner Mongolia early this morning (Sept. 17), bringing an end to China's historic Shenzhou 12 mission.
SpaceX's all-private Inspiration4 mission has notched another spaceflight first — although most parents are probably hoping this one doesn't inspire their kids to similar action.
It's the Oculus Quest 2 vs Valve Index as we compare these extremely different takes on virtual reality headsets.
The Oculus Quest 2 is compact, comfortable, and portable, while also being quite powerful too.
There's nothing quite like a night launch — and this one was extra-special.
Four private astronauts are currently circling the globe in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, and you can see the capsule from Earth.
From Blade Runner to Blade Runner 2049 and the upcoming anime, here’s everything you need to know about streaming the Blade Runner franchise online
A Long March 7 rocket topped with the robotic Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft rolled out to its pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Chinese space officials announced Wednesday (Sept. 15).