I was driving my daughter to swim team practice one recent night when we saw something curious fly right over the road near the Amherst landfill
The U.S. Air Force launched the second satellite in its next-generation missile warning constellation Tuesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, NASA's Deep Impact mission has ended.
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a crew of three rocketed into orbit today, kicking off a two-day rendezvous with the International Space Station.
It's the latest pet project from the Pentagon's research wing known for its quirky and sometimes out-there ideas.
MSL's Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD) is the first instrument to measure the radiation environment during a Mars cruise mission
More than 500,000 pieces of debris, or “space junk,” are tracked as they orbit the Earth.
More than 10,000 asteroids and comets that can pass near Earth have now been discovered.
Atmospheric physicist Nick Gorkavyi missed witnessing an event of the century last winter when a meteor exploded over his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Charismatic president Hugo Chavez, 58, died of respiratory complications caused by pelvic cancer on Tuesday evening in Venezuela. Or did he?
A Russian spacecraft containing 45 mice, 8 gerbils, and 15 newts returned to Earth on Sunday.
Rocket launches aren't just amazing sights for people on Earth. They wow astronauts in space, too.
NASA is preparing the TESS observatory (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) to follow-up on the successes of the planet-hunting Kepler observatory
As NASA's Dawn spacecraft travels to its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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