A Russian rocket is set to launch toward the International Space Station Tuesday carrying two American astronauts and one veteran Russian cosmonaut.
On Tuesday in Houston, flight controllers at the Johnson Space Center in Texas will watch as astronaut Shannon Walker becomes the first Houston native to launch into space.
Researchers determined that the lunar water likely originated early in the moon's formation history, suggesting that it is, in fact, native to the moon.
Last Space Shuttle expedition to visit International Space Station for the last time departs this week.
A Japanese asteroid probe returned to Earth and sent a capsule plunging through the atmosphere over the Australian outback Sunday,
A Japanese space probe ended a seven-year journey to a nearby asteroid on Sunday, plunging through the atmosphere over the Australian outback.
Despite claims of otherworldly origins, the Australia UFO was likely created by the new Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral.
Amateur astronomers gathered last Saturday in New York City's Battery Park for an evening of stargazing as part of the 2010 World Science Festival.
This image from the Solar Dynamics Observatory’s Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) shows in great detail a solar prominence taken from a March 30, 2010 eruption. The twisting motion of the material is the most noticeable feature.
The Hayabusa probe was launched by Japan in 2003.