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.’
World Gazes At Historic Total Lunar Eclipse, Longest Of This CenturyCuriosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world.
NASA: Huge Lake Beneath Martian Landscape A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday.
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
Lightning Rips Through Midwest In Dramatic Time Lapse From SpaceWeather researchers released a spectacular time-lapse video of a lightning storm rolling across the middle of the country from its new GOES-17 satellite Tuesday.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Mars Space Probe Launched From VandenbergA robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.
Countdown Continues Toward Mars Probe's Vandenberg Launch Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature.