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April 8, 2020, 12:00 AM

'Pink Moon' on Tuesday night will be largest supermoon of the year

If you’re looking for something cool to watch during quarantine, turn off the TV Tuesday and look up at the sky.
April 8, 2020, 12:00 AM
'Pink Moon' on Tuesday will be largest supermoon of the year
April 7, 2020, 11:13 PM

Supermoon rises above England

The supermoon, the largest yet this year, rose over Durham, England, on Tuesday.
April 7, 2020, 11:13 PM
Supermoon rises above England
March 18, 2020, 3:21 PM

Stuck home? Planets, moon providing predawn entertainment

Stuck at home this week
March 18, 2020, 3:21 PM
Stuck home? Planets, moon providing predawn entertainment
March 17, 2020, 1:13 PM

Europe, Russia postpone joint rover mission to Mars

The European Space Agency and Russia's Roscosmos are postponing a planned joint mission to Mars until 2022, in part due to travel restrictions resulting from the new coronavirus outbreak
March 17, 2020, 1:13 PM
March 14, 2020, 12:50 AM

The super worm moon marks the last full moon of winter

The super worm moon will mark the final full moon of the winter season.
March 14, 2020, 12:50 AM
Astronomy fans can catch the super worm moon tonight
1 month ago

Virgin Galactic resumes ticket sales to space

Travelers can spend five days orbiting the Earth as soon as late 2021.
1 month ago
Virgin Galactic resumes ticket sales to space
1 month ago

Virgin Galactic to resume selling tickets to space, reports skyrocketing demand

Private space tourism company Virgin Galactic said it is gearing up to sell tickets to space again, and that it has witnessed skyrocketing demand.
1 month ago
Virgin Galactic to resume selling tickets to space, reports skyrocketing demand
2 months ago

'Black in Space' looks at final frontier of civil rights

A new documentary looks at the final frontier of civil rights: getting black astronauts into space amid segregation, discrimination and the Cold War
2 months ago
2 months ago

Record-setting astronaut feels good after near year in space

NASA's new record-setting astronaut says aside from sore muscles, she readjusting well to gravity after nearly 11 months in space
2 months ago
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The first super moon of the year will rise this weekend

The first of four super moons in 2020 will rise this weekend. The moon is closer to Earth and will appear brighter and bigger in the night sky.
2 months ago
The first super moon of the year will rise this weekend
2 months ago

Record-setting run in space ends

American astronaut Christina Koch spent 328 days in orbit, the longest spaceflight ever by a woman.
2 months ago
Record-setting run in space ends
2 months ago

US launches ICBM from California in overnight test

The U.S. carried out a test launch of an Minuteman III ICBM missile overnight.
2 months ago
US launches ICBM from California in overnight test
2 months ago

New solar telescope produces images of sun's surface

The world's largest solar telescope has given the world a glimpse at the most intricate details of the sun's surface.
2 months ago
New solar telescope produces images of sun's surface
2 months ago

New solar telescope produces images of sun's surface with 'unprecedented detail'

The National Science Foundation released new images that show "unprecedented detail of the sun’s surface."
2 months ago
New solar telescope produces images of sun's surface with 'unprecedented detail'
2 months ago

Spacewalking astronauts plug leak, finish fixing detector

It was the 4th spacewalk since November to fix the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer.
2 months ago
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Astronauts use Zero G oven to bake cookies in space

The cookies baked in two hours and will be analyzed back on Earth.
2 months ago
Astronauts use Zero G oven to bake cookies in space
3 months ago

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven

The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space
3 months ago
First space-baked cookies took 2 hours
3 months ago

Spacewalking astronauts wrap up battery improvements

Spacewalking astronauts have successfully wrapped up battery improvements outside the International Space Station
3 months ago
Spacewalking astronauts wrapping up battery improvements
3 months ago

Scientists discover oldest material on Earth -- stardust trapped in a meteorite

Scientists have analyzed stardust from a meteorite that fell to Earth 50 years ago, and according to their calculations, it's the oldest solid material on Earth.
3 months ago
Scientists discover oldest material on Earth
3 months ago

First full moon of 2020, the 'wolf moon,' to coincide with lunar eclipse

Star-gazers will be treated to a double lunar event to start the new decade as the wolf moon coincides with a lunar eclipse on Friday.
3 months ago
First full moon of 2020, the 'wolf moon,' to coincide with lunar eclipse
3 months ago

Virgin Galactic's 2nd commercial spacecraft passes 'weight on wheels' milestone

Virgin Galactic showed off its sleek new commercial spaceship Wednesday, announcing the spacecraft had passed its structural "weight on wheels" milestone.
3 months ago
Virgin Galactic's 2nd commercial spacecraft passes 'weight on wheels' milestone
3 months ago

Space-baked cookies, 'mighty' mice back on Earth via SpaceX

The first batch of space-baked cookies is back on Earth, along with muscle-bound “mighty” mice and other experiments
3 months ago
1st batch of space-baked cookies is back on Earth
3 months ago

US astronaut sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

She broke the record set by former space station commander Peggy Whitson.
3 months ago
40-year-old electrical engineer sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman
3 months ago

2 billion-year-old water in South Africa may hold answers to Mars mysteries

The water contains bacterialike shapes that researchers plan to test for DNA.
3 months ago
2 billion-year-old water found in South Africa may contain life
4 months ago

China attacks US Space Force as threat to outer space peace

Rising space power China is attacking the newly created U.S. Space Force as a “direct threat to outer space peace and security
4 months ago
China attacks US Space Force as threat to outer space peace
4 months ago

Boeing crew capsule returning to Earth after aborted flight

Its mission was cut short by an improperly set clock on the spacecraft.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Boeing sends Starliner passenger rocket into space

ABC News’ David Kerley reports on the Starliner launch that just made history.
4 months ago
Boeing sends Starliner passenger rocket into space
4 months ago

Boeing's Starliner launch ushers in 'new era in space exploration' as private companies take flight

In one giant leap for corporate space exploration, Boeing launched its Starliner spacecraft into orbit for the first time Friday.
4 months ago
Boeing's Starliner launch ushers in 'new era in space exploration'
4 months ago

Blue Origin launches test flight

Jeff Bezos’ space company, Blue Origin, launched a test flight of its new Shepard spacecraft, which is designed to carry tourists into space.
4 months ago
Blue Origin launches test flight
4 months ago

Decade's final full moon on Dec. 12 at 12:12 a.m.

The full moon on Dec. 12 is known as a Cold Moon and a Long Night's Moon, according to the Farmer's Almanac.
4 months ago
Don't miss the final full moon of the decade
4 months ago

Don't miss the final full moon of the decade

The full moon on Dec. 12 is known as a Cold Moon and a Long Night's Moon, according to the Farmer's Almanac.
4 months ago
Don't miss the final full moon of the decade
4 months ago

Russian supply ship lifts off to International Space Station

An unmanned Russian supply ship carrying tons of supplies has blasted off to the orbiting International Space Station
4 months ago
Russian supply ship lifts off to International Space Station
5 months ago

Spacewalking astronauts slice into cosmic ray detector

Spacewalking astronauts have cut into a cosmic ray detector in order to fix it.
5 months ago
Spacewalking astronauts cutting into cosmic ray detector
5 months ago

Snooze cruise: Study sees future for hibernating astronauts

The European Space Agency says putting astronauts into a state of suspended animation could make it easier to reach other planets
5 months ago
Snooze cruise: Study sees future for hibernating astronauts
5 months ago

Astronauts start spacewalk series to fix cosmic ray detector

Astronauts have begun an extraordinarily complicated series of spacewalks to fix a cosmic ray detector at the International Space Station
5 months ago
Astronauts start spacewalk series to fix cosmic ray detector
5 months ago

Japan spacecraft starts yearlong journey home from asteroid

The craft completed its mission to gather soil samples and data.
5 months ago
Japan spacecraft starts yearlong journey home from asteroid
5 months ago

Rare transit of Mercury: How to watch safely as the planet passes in front of the Sun

The cosmic event, which is called a transit, will last for roughly 5.5 hours, starting at 7:35 ET.
5 months ago
Rare transit of Mercury: How to watch safely as the planet passes in front of the Sun
5 months ago

Mercury will pass between Earth and Sun

The event known as a “transit” will take place Monday and last for approximately five and a half hours.
5 months ago
Mercury will pass between Earth and Sun
5 months ago

Space satellite crashes in front yard of Michigan home

The debris fell to the ground on a farm in Merrill, Michigan, Saturday.
5 months ago
Space satellite crashes in front yard of Michigan home
6 months ago

Astronauts to make history with all-female spacewalk

U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will step outside the International Space Station Friday morning, the first time in history that two women have done a spacewalk together.
6 months ago
Astronauts to make history with all-female spacewalk
6 months ago

Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies in Moscow

Russia's space agency says Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, has died in Moscow
6 months ago
Alexei Leonov, 1st human to walk in space, dies in Moscow
6 months ago

Help name Saturn's 20 just-discovered moons

Scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science are letting the internet name all 20 of Saturn's newly discovered moons.
6 months ago
Help name Saturn's 20 just-discovered moons
6 months ago

Back-to-back meteor showers make this a great week for stargazing

The second night of showers comes Wednesday night.
6 months ago
Back-to-back meteor showers make this a great week for stargazing
6 months ago

Astronauts replace old batteries in 1st of 5 spacewalks

The 400-pound batteries are part of the space station's solar power network.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Down to Earth: Astronauts safely return after space mission

An American, a Russian and the first space flyer from the United Arab Emirates have safely landed after a six-hour flight from the International Space Station
6 months ago
Down to Earth: Astronauts safely return after space mission
6 months ago

Japan spacecraft releases rover to asteroid in last mission

The spacecraft will collect data and images of the rover’s decent.
6 months ago
Japan spacecraft releases rover to asteroid in last mission
7 months ago

Earthlings dwindle, music fading at Area 51 events in Nevada

Only 500 people showed up for event that expected 5,000.
7 months ago
7 months ago

Scientists discover the 'most massive neutron star ever detected'

A massive neutron star discovered weighs more than 2 times the mass of our sun, but is only 18 miles wide.
7 months ago
Scientists discover the 'most massive neutron star ever detected'
7 months ago

Brad Pitt interviews NASA astronaut on ISS

Pitt spoke with NASA's Nick Hague, who is currently part of the Expedition 59 and 60 crew on the International Space Station, on Monday.
7 months ago
Brad Pitt interviews NASA astronaut on ISS
7 months ago

First commercial space hotel expected to open by 2025

A company is catering to people's fascination with space by planning to build an enormous hotel for tourist who want to experience life beyond Earth's atmosphere.
7 months ago
First commercial space hotel expected to open by 2025