Russian Drone Space Freighter Out Of Control, Out Of Communication After Launch Toward Space StationA Russian drone space freighter is out of control and out of communication after launching toward the International Space Station with 6,000 pounds of fuel, oxygen, water, and other supplies.
NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon's OrbitNASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
After More Than 10-Year Journey, Space Probe Catches Up With Comet, Enters Orbit At Close DistanceA comet has never been followed from this close before, but a comet-chasing space probe has reached its destination after a more than 10-year journey.
The Summer's Second Supermoon To Return Sunday AfternoonWatch the sky for the next Supermoon as it shines this Sunday...
When Is The Next Supermoon? August Full Moon Will Be Closest Pass YetIf you missed Saturday's supermoon, don't worry, you ain't seen nothin' yet as the August 2014 supermoon will be the closest the moon comes to earth all year, and should be the best of the five supermoons of 2014 as it passes within 221,765 miles of us.
Astronomers Estimate Milky Way Holds 17-Billion Earth-Sized PlanetsAstronomers estimate one in six stars in our Milky Way galaxy has a planet the size of Earth orbiting it. That translates to at least 17 billion Earth-size planets.
NASA Satellite Crashes To Earth, Visible From California SkiesA NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.