Vandenberg Rocket Launch ‘Terminated’ In Fiery Explosion Over Pacific OceanA privately designed, unmanned rocket built to carry satellites was destroyed in an explosive fireball after suffering an “anomaly” off the Central California coast during its first attempt at reaching Earth’s orbit.
United Arab Emirates Spacecraft Built In Partnership With UC Berkeley Reaches Mars In Historic MissionA spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates, created in partnership with UC Berkeley and other U.S. universities, swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world’s first interplanetary mission.
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.
NASA's New Supersonic Wind Tunnels Could Make Moon Landing By 2024 A RealityNASA Ames scientists showed off advancements on the Space Launch System (SLS) made using the supersonic wind tunnel, one of several wind tunnels at the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel complex.
Lawrence Livermore Developing Killer Asteroid Deflecting TechnologyLike a scene out of the block-buster movie 'Armageddon,' Lawrence Livermore National Lab researchers have been developing a plan to deflect a killer asteroid if one should ever be on a collision course with earth.
U.S. Navy Admits UFOs Captured On Video Exist; Expert Speculates They're From EarthThe U.S. Navy has finally admitted the existence of the unidentified flying objects their pilots captured on video that had the world speculating that they could be extraterrestrial life.
NASA Scoffs At Elon Musk's Asteroid-Earth Collision WarningElon Musk, CEO of San Francisco Bay Area-based Tesla and SpaceX, has tweeted that a "big rock" is going to hit Earth, and that we "currently have no defense." But NASA seems to disagree.
SpaceX Faces A Key Test In The Upcoming Launch Of Its Biggest RocketThe second-ever launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket — and the first to carry a payload for a paying customer — will be a key milestone.
'Super Wolf Blood Moon' Shortly Brightens Bay Area Night SkyThe clouds parted right in time for the epic celestial lunar eclipse to begin shining brightly over the Bay Area on Sunday evening.
Space X Launch Lights Up Bay Area SkiesMany Bay Area residents looked into the sky Sunday evening and saw it lit up by what they thought was a UFO. But it was actually SpaceX at work.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
UC Berkeley Scientist Anxiously Awaits Solar Probe's LaunchThe final countdown has begun for something that UC Berkeley physics professor Stuart Bale has dream about for most of his professional life.
New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signal From SpaceA new radio telescope in Canada is picking up mysterious signals from deep space known as "fast radio bursts" (FRBs).
Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Coming This WeekendThe annual Perseid meteor showers are coming this weekend.
Pluto Fans: Calling Objects Beyond Pluto 'Planet Nine' Is InsensitivePluto fans — and scientists — are taking umbrage with those who call another possible ‘further’ planet, ‘Planet Nine.’