E.T. Phoning Home? SETI Institute Scientists Point Telescopes Toward Possible Signal From SpaceA signal detected by a Russian telescope is giving hope to the community searching for extraterrestrial life that ET could be phoning home.
Facebook Prepares To Launch Into Space Traditionally when a digital company is anxiously awaiting a launch it has to do with a new product, piece of software, website or service.
521 Days: Astronaut Breaks NASA Record For Time Spent In SpaceAstronaut Jeffrey Williams has a new record for NASA under his space belt.
Mountain View Company Gets Go-Ahead To Land On The MoonIt been over 40 years since NASA last landed on the moon, but a Mountain View-based start-up is set to bring lunar exploration into the 21st century.
Satellite That Lit Up Night Sky Highlights Concerns Over Space JunkSocial media last night lit up with videos of what turned out to be space junk - specifically part of a Chinese rocket burning up upon reentering the atmosphere over the western United States.
Fireball In Sky Was A Chinese Rocket BoosterA Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object.
Latest Search For Dark Matter Leaves Scientists Empty HandedA team of scientists that included a UC Berkeley phycisist have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.
Ship Filled With Space Station Trash Expected To Burn Up Over EarthIt’s trash day for the International Space Station.
Jeff Bezos' Space Company Blue Shepherd Successfully Lands Unmanned RocketAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ private space company successfully landed its unmanned Blue Shepherd rocket for the fourth time.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea For Third Time After Satellite DeliveryThe 1st-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
Mars, Other 'Naked Eye' Planets Making Close Approach To EarthStargazers will get a treat for the rest of this month as Mars making its closest approach to Earth on May 30th.
Transit Of Mercury Underway: How To Watch It In The Bay AreaMercury has begun a relatively rare move across the sun.