Elon Musk On First Mars Explorers: 'Good Chance You'll Die'While the tech mogul says humans must branch out into space, Musk admits the planet's first travelers to Mars may not make it back alive.
'Uncontrolled' Space Station To Crash Into Earth In Early April, Experts SayChina's government reportedly lost control of their space lab, Tiangong-1, in June of 2016 and initially announced that the station would crash back to Earth in late 2017.
Astronomers Find Planets In Another Galaxy For The First TimeUsing a new method of stargazing, called gravitational microlensing, scientists were able to find as many as 2,000 distant worlds in a galaxy 3.8 billion light-years away.
NASA: New Year Begins With 'Wolf Moon'There will be more than just fireworks lighting up the night sky this New Year's. According to NASA, January's first full moon -- nicknamed a wolf moon -- will take place on January 1.
Oregon Crowd Roars As Sun Goes DarkThe much anticipated Great American Eclipse was greeted with a roar Monday from the thousands who had gathered in every field, yard and building in central Oregon has Mother Nature put on a show.
KPIX 5's Ken Bastida Joins Eclipse WatchKPIX 5's news anchor Ken Bastida has joined the thousands gathered in Salem, Oregon, in anticipation on Monday's eclipse.
Galaxy Count May Now Top 2 Trillion Across UniverseThought the universe was crowded with 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies? Try 1 trillion or even 2 trillion galaxies and more.
Obama Pushes For Sending Humans To Mars By 2030sPresident Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his six-year-old call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, a mission NASA has been slowly and quietly trudging away at.
Pluto 'Spray-Painting' Red Poles Of Its Moon, Study FindsA new study finds that Pluto is “spray-painting” the red poles of its big moon Charon.
Space Volcano Found By NASA Spacecraft In Asteroid BeltA NASA spacecraft has found what appears to be an inactive volcano on the surface of the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
SpaceX Finds Taker For Recycled RocketSpaceX has a taker for the first flight of one of its recycled rockets.
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.