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A full Hunter's Moon will be seen in the night sky on Saturday, October 13. Here are some of the names used for each month's full moon.
A giant elevator could connect Earth to space using current technology, experts say — here’s how that might work
A space elevator could make it easier, cheaper, and more sustainable to transport cargo and people from the surface of Earth or the moon to space.
Elon Musk’s new Starship would be a monster rocket if built. Here’s how the SpaceX launch system compares to NASA’s 2 biggest rocket...
SpaceX's Mars rocket may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V, which sent astronauts to the moon.
A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth’s interplanetary transport hub...
Following Elon Musk's presentation about SpaceX's Starship rocket, the company posted a two-minute video showing how it'd refill the system in orbit.
NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has detected more than 20 quakes. Early data suggests the red planet may be less Earth-like than we thought.
NASA's InSight lander has heard lots of rumbling on Mars. A seismologist says the quakes are changing our understanding of the planet's crust.
The moon has been drifting away from Earth for 4.5 billion years. A stunning animation shows how far it has gone.
The video shows how the moon reached its current position after starting as an orb of molten rock and magma hovering just above Earth.
India’s and Israel’s moon-landing attempts both failed during descent — here’s why the ’15 minutes of terror’ are ...
Lunar landers must choreograph complex commands with little room for failure, while dealing with the moon's wonky gravity, uneven terrain, and dust.
A Las Vegas hotel billionaire unveiled an inflatable space pod designed to ferry NASA astronauts to the moon and Mars — take a look inside
NASA is seeking private-industry spacecraft to ferry the first humans to Mars. Bigelow Aerospace is testing an inflatable room that could house five.
An astronaut is urging NASA to form a new spacesuit program now if it hopes to get back to the moon in 2024
NASA's only operational spacesuits are aboard the International Space Station. And at 40 years-old each, they're not getting any younger — or safer.
India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface
The Vikram moon lander disappeared from communications just 1.3 miles above the lunar surface. An astronomer thinks the data indicates a crash.