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A snapshot of the American Natural History Museum's "Worlds Beyond Earth" immersive theater experience.

New, detailed pictures of planets, moons, and comets are neither photos nor animations — they’re made using data from 50 years of NASA mis...

On January 21, the American Museum of Natural History debuts a new planetarium show that displays the solar system with stunning accuracy.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings.

NASA asked kids to name its new Mars rover, and the 9 finalists include Ingenuity and Fortitude. Now it’s time to vote.

NASA received over 28,000 essays from kids who want to name the next Mars rover. The robot will search for signs of alien life and stash samples.

Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by launching 3 Starship rockets every day and creating ‘a lot of jobs’ on...

Musk said he would send 1,000 Starships full of people into Earth orbit, then rocket them all to Mars during an opportune 30-day window.

A Mars settlement prototype in California may train astronauts to live on the red planet. Tourists could go for $6,000 a week.

The proposed design would create a space habitat on Earth, complete with glass domes that grow vegetables.
The Long March-5 Y3 rocket, China's largest carrier rocket, takes off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan province, China December 27, 2019.

China’s wildly ambitious future in space just got a big boost with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift rocket

The Long March 5 rocket was plagued with problems during its debut. But after years of revisions, China showed its redesigned launcher works.
The annotated area of Mars in this illustration holds near-surface water ice that would be easily accessible to astronauts.

NASA has pinpointed an area where astronauts could land on Mars. Ice is so accessible there that they could dig it up with a shovel.

Astronauts could harvest the ice, located just an inch below the surface, to use for drinking water and the creation of rocket fuel.

An Ikea designer lived in the Utah desert to learn more about designing for tiny homes

Ikea has helped to redecorate the inside of the station itself using a range of its furniture, and photos show the result.
Saturn's rings would make it seem huge in the sky.

An incredible video shows what we would see if the planets replaced the moon. But that would turn Earth into a volcanic hellscape.

The pretty sky wouldn't last long. If Jupiter loomed above, Earth would be a volcanic hellscape. If Saturn took its place, a moon would crash into us.
Elon Musk says launching nuclear weapons could help make Mars habitable.

Elon Musk thinks it would take 1,000 rockets 20 years to set up a self-sustaining city on Mars

Musk claimed earlier this week that it would only cost $2 million to launch SpaceX's Starship rocket, designed to carry 100 passengers.
This striking view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet on February 12, 2019.

The coolest photos of the solar system taken in the decade you were born

The '60s were all about the moon, while '80s babies saw the first detailed photos of Saturn and Jupiter.