What goes up, must come down. Simply put, that's why there's so much interest in Tiangong-1, China's first space station, which was launched in 2011 and has been in decreasing orbit ever since. China admitted last year it no longer had control of the space station –– and now it’s getting close to
The latest activity caused light grey plumes of ash which could be seen from space, images of which were captured Tuesday by the European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite.
Mount Mayon on the island of Luzon in the Philippines has seen lava flowing from eruptions over the past few weeks. The volcano's seismic monitoring network has detected a total of 273 volcanic earthquakes, 15 tremor events and seven rock fall events, according to a report released today. The
NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough gives a tour of a space shuttle used to train mission candidates at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Stunning time-lapse video released by European Space Agency shows the Aurora Borealis as seen from the International Space Station.
An iceberg almost the size of Delaware has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday. The massive iceberg, measuring 5,800 square km and weighing more than one trillion metric tons, calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula sometime between Monday and
Animation from the European Space Agency traces the motion of how stars will move across the galaxy five million years into the future.
Six crew members aboard the International Space Station pulled it off in zero gravity.
Twitter toasts Robert Hulseman, the inventor of the iconic Red Solo Cup following his death.