Experts say if an object travels faster than the speed of sound, it can cause a shockwave and a sonic boom.
The retired Naval Observatory director of time explains why timekeepers around the world are still trying to figure out how to incorporate the increasing speed recorded over the past five years.
The last supermoon of the year, also known as the Sturgeon Moon, happens Thursday night and coincides with the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
NASA is in the final stretch before it launches the first rocket in 50 years designed to carry humans back to the moon. Liftoff is scheduled for late August from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX hopes to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida this evening, carrying 52 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit.
The Perseid meteor shower returns every year between July and August, offering sky-gazers a chance to enjoy the last weeks of the sweltering season outside, looking up at the night sky.
NASA's first rover on Mars landed in 1997. Since the 1990s, there have been four other rovers that have launched to the Red Planet.
Four astronauts from three countries are scheduled to launch on the SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station this fall, and for the first time since NASA began launching from U.S. soil again, a Russian cosmonaut will be joining the crew.
Astronauts from three countries are scheduled to launch on the SpaceX Crew-5 mission to the space station this fall, and for the first time since NASA began launching from U.S. soil again, a Russian cosmonaut will be joining the crew.
Florida's Space Coast was busy on Thursday with two rocket launches just hours apart.
South Korea joined the stampede to the moon Thursday with the launch of a lunar orbiter that will scout out future landing spots.
Blue Origin successfully launched its sixth group of space tourists from a West Texas launch site near Van Horn Thursday morning. Of the six tourists was a Central Florida restaurant owner.
The company said it will train future civilian astronauts in New Mexico ahead of their spaceflight.
NASA released a new image Tuesday from its James Webb Space Telescope, showing the Cartwheel Galaxy in stunning detail.
NASA's Artemis 1 mission is expected to happen no earlier than the morning of Aug. 29.
Some 100,000 people are estimated to line the Space Coast later this month to watch the test launch of NASA's Artemis 1 mission to the moon. Right now, the launch is expected to happen no earlier than the morning of Aug. 29, – and space fans are already prepared, as some hotels are already booked for the event.
The U.S. Space Force is set to launch its sixth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO 6) missile detection satellite into space on Thursday morning from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Some 100,000 people are estimated to line the Space Coast later this month to watch the test launch of NASA's Artemis 1 mission to the moon.
For over two decades, the International Space Station (ISS) has long been a room, board, and research hub for astronauts. Also, a symbol of the partnership between the United States and Russia. The floating laboratory’s future is now in jeopardy.
The head of Russia’s space agency said Friday that the country has not set a date for pulling out of the International Space Station program, noting that it would only do that after it puts its own space station in orbit.