Sentinel 6 Launch Lights Up Central Coast Skies; Mission Will Measure Rising Sea LevelsA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning -- a launch visible across the Central Coast.
Look Up! Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday NightThe Leonid meteor shower will peak from Monday night into Tuesday morning. If conditions are right, it could be a stellar cosmic show.
SpaceX Launches 2nd Crew as Regular Station Crew Flights BeginSpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company.
Elon Musk Says He May Have COVID-19 As SpaceX Astronaut Launch Gets DelayedFriday’s postponement news came after SpaceX chief Elon Musk disclosed he had gotten mixed test results for COVID-19 and was awaiting the outcome of a more definitive test.
'We Really Didn't Expect This' - NASA Ames Researchers Contribute To Discovery Of Water Molecules On The MoonNASA wraps up a busy October with another significant announcement regarding the discovery of molecular water on the sunlit surface of the moon.
SpaceX-Launched 'Mighty Mice' Stay Swole After Month in OrbitBulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with ripped bodybuilder physiques, scientists reported Monday.
NASA JPL Says Tiny Asteroid Expected To Pass Near Earth On Election EveA small asteroid known as 2018VP1 is projected to come close to Earth on Nov. 2, with a less-than-one-percent chance of striking the planet.
SpaceX Safely Returns To Earth Ending Historic Space MissionSan Francisco Bay Area tech guru Elon Musk joined millions across the country Sunday, cheering the safe return of his SpaceX crew from their historic mission.
How To Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Twilight SkyA lot of people will be going outside to see Comet NEOWISE this weekend, as the rare spectacle makes its first appearance in nearly 7000 years in the twilight sky. Anybody with a camera or a scope can try to snap a photo, but it won’t be easy to find.
Newly Found Comet NEOWISE Over Bay Area Skies Won't Return For 7,000 YearsThere's a rare sight in the skies for the next few weeks. A newly-discovered comet will be visible over the Bay Area, just after sunset, and it won't be back for thousands of years.
NASA Releases Unique Look At COVID-19 Impacts On San Francisco Bay AreaA coalition of the world's top space agencies have launched a unique dashboard to show the impact of COVID-19 from images captured by their satellites including views of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Latest SpaceX Starship Prototype Explodes During TestSpaceX's Starship spacecraft prototype SN4, or "Serial Number 4," exploded on during testing at the company's Texas facility on Friday, one day before a scheduled manned mission is set to launch -- using a different rocket design -- from Florida.
Look Up! The Super Pink Moon Is Playing TonightThere is a celestial double-feature playing in the night sky: a Supermoon and a Pink Moon.
NASA Ames Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus; Employees Told To Work RemotelyAn employee at NASA's Ames Research Center tested positive for coronavirus and the whole center has been put on a mandatory telework status until further notice, NASA officials said Sunday.
NASA Astronaut On New Mission To Spread Knowledge From Space Research In Silicon ValleyNASA Astronaut Nick Hague has a new mission here on Earth after spending six months in space. His latest endeavor is taking him to the Bay Area for the “Destination Station”campaign. Hague talked about his recent space mission and his research aboard the International Space Station.