Bay Area Scientists Cheer Successful Start of Mars Perserverance MissionNASA made history Thursday when its most advanced Mars rover landed successfully on the red planet to begin a mission to find signs of ancient life.
Flat-Earther 'Mad' Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Ride Above California Desert"Mad" Mike Hughes, who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round, has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth.
Poll Suggests Americans Care More About Asteroid Threat Than Mission to MarsAmericans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts and using robots to explore space over sending humans to Mars an AP co-sponsored poll shows.
SpaceX Confirms Crew Capsule Destroyed In Testing FireSpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago.
SpaceX Crew Capsule With Dummy Aboard Docks With Space StationA sleek new American-built capsule with a test dummy aboard docked with the International Space Station on Sunday in a big step toward putting the U.S. back in the business of launching astronauts.
Spacecraft Makes Successful Flyby of Strange Object at Edge of Solar SystemNASA's New Horizons spacecraft raced past a frozen remnant of the solar system's birth early New Year's Day, phoned home to confirm a successful flyby and began beaming a treasure trove of pictures and other data to eager scientists waiting back on Earth
NASA Names 9 Private Companies in Competition to Build Moon ProbesNASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface.
NASA Spacecraft Launched on Mission to Touch the SunA NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object sent before.
SpaceX's Musk Plans To Build A San Jose On MarsIf SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city the size of San Jose on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship.
Yearlong Mars Simulation On Slopes Of Hawaii Volcano Nears EndSix scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near-isolation in a Mars simulation on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
Juno Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Jupiter, Begins 20-Month MissionJuno entered orbit around Jupiter to begin its 20-month mission to explore the giant planet.
Tech Investor Partners With Zuckerberg, Hawking To Find Alien LifeA Silicon Valley billionaire has joined forces with UC Berkeley’s SETI project, famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to launch a 10-year, $100 million project to find life in outer space.
NASA Teases Major 'Mars Mystery Solved' To Be Revealed At Press Conference Set For MondayIn a dramatic posting on its website, NASA officials say they will reveal that an important Mars "mystery" has been solved at a Washington D.C. press conference on Monday.
California-Based SpaceX To Attempt A Do-Over Of Failed Rocket Booster LandingThe SpaceX company will take a second stab this weekend at landing a rocket booster on a platform floating off the Florida coast.
European Space Agency Says Comet Probe Completed Its 'Primary Mission'The pioneering lander Philae completed its primary mission of exploring the comet's surface and returned plenty of data before depleted batteries forced it to go silent, the European Space Agency said Saturday