Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson signed an order Wednesday directing stricter legal enforcement of a policy against disruptive airline passengers amid an uptick in "violent behavior" on flights, according to the agency.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had their own New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a zero-gravity "ball drop" to ring in 2021.
Stunning videos of the long-anticipated “Christmas star” were captured in Pakistan, India and Ireland on Sunday and Monday.
Minnesotans shared photos of the "Great Conjunction" of Jupiter and Saturn on Monday.
The Ursid meteor shower will only produce between 5 and 10 meteors per hour
Two airline passengers who got into disturbances after allegedly not wearing face masks now face potential fines.
The aligning orbits of two gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn happens every few decades, but this great conjunction will be the closest the two planets have been in centuries.
A Virgin Galactic test flight Saturday ended prematurely as the spacecraft's rocket motor failed to ignite and it then glided down safely to its landing site in southern New Mexico.
The window opens Friday for Virgin Galactic’s first rocket-powered test flight from Spaceport America in southern New Mexico as the company prepares for commercial flights next year.
The northern lights may be visible to the northern tier of the United States Thursday night. But unfortunately for Minnesotans, it will likely be too cloudy to see them.
SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive fireball at touchdown.
The first woman and next man on the moon will come from this elite group.
The legendary pilot and retired brigadier general became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound
It was one small step for the plant kingdom but a giant leap for NASA after it grew radishes for the first time onboard the International Space Station last month.
The rare occurrence will happen after sunset on Dec. 21, 2020, the start of the winter solstice.
According to NASA, the Geminids are considered to be one of the best and most reliable annual meteor showers.
The China National Space Administration says Chang'e 5 successfully landed at its designated site shortly after 11 p.m., or 1500 GMT, Tuesday after making a powered descent from its orbiter.
The Arecibo Observatory telescope's 900-ton receiver platform and the Gregorian dome fell onto the northern portion of the vast reflector dish more than 400 feet below.
A mysterious space object that has been captured by Earth's orbit and is widely believed to be a rocket booster from the 1960s is now viewable to skygazers as it gets closer to the planet.