One of America's most famous astronauts throws his support behind private spacefaring companies' hope to carry us to the Red Planet.
Ever since Oculus Rift debuted its 3D headset, they’ve used it for everything from virtual tours to piloting a 3D Jaeger from Pacific Rim. But this looks like it’ll trump them all.
As far as modern-day astronomy is concerned, the first confirmation of exoplanets outside our solar system came when a team spotted two planets orbiting a star back in the early 1990s. And yet ...
Spacecraft are a lot of things — practical, scientific, sometimes shiny — but aesthetic beauty is (usually) not very high on the priority list. That could be about to change.
The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission is gearing up to land on a comet next month — and they need your help to name the soon-to-be famous landing site.
Sure, the U.S. might be easing up on its spacefaring ambitions due to NASA budget cuts — but that doesn’t mean other countries aren’t champing at the bit to stake out a corner of the heavens.
It’s taken eight years, but NASA’s New Horizons probe is finally closing in on Pluto — and now the space agency thinks it's found some targets even further out to explore in the coming years.
If dinosaurs would've taken the time to look up at the moon about 100 million years ago, scientists believe they could've seen something very (very) different than what we see today.
While everyone is jockeying to figure out the next great spaceship, the U.S. Air Force is landing its super-secret space plane that’s been in orbit since 2012.
NASA's solar composite creates a scorching seasonal favorite.