Narrowing Down the Mass of the Milky Way (Sep 20, 2018 17:35)
Using information from Gaia's second data release, a team of scientists have made refin...

Image of the Day (Sep 20, 2018 16:00)
This image from the Cerberus Fossae region on Mars offers a unique perspective from jus...

Space Calendar 2018: Launches, Sky Events & More (Sep 20, 2018 15:48)
Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space laun...

SpaceX Will Livestream Moon Tourist Flight in HD Virtual Reality, Elon Musk Says (Sep 20, 2018 14:59)
Only a lucky handful of artists, and an über-wealthy Japanese billionaire, will take a ...

For Tiny Light Particles, 'Before' and 'After' Mean Nothing (Sep 20, 2018 14:21)
This is how something can be both "before" and "after" something else.

This Experiment Will Shoot Ghostly Particles Through Earth, Answer Why We Exist (Sep 20, 2018 14:20)
An international group of physicists has announced that they have seen the first signal...

On This Day in Space! Sept. 20, 1970: Luna 16 Lands on the Moon (Sep 20, 2018 11:25)
On Sept. 20, 1970, the Soviet Union's Luna 16 moon probe landed on the moon to retrieve...

Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. Now We Know How Much. (Sep 20, 2018 11:22)
There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocke...

Why NASA Needs a New Logo (Sep 20, 2018 11:03)
As NASA celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, this seems like a good time for the ...

Yusaku Maezawa's #dearMoon Project Aims for Lunar Art. Here's What Some Artists Think. (Sep 20, 2018 11:00)
When Elon Musk announced the first passenger to buy a trip around the moon on his yet-t...

Curiosity Mars rover experiencing memory problem (Sep 20, 2018 09:00)
While one NASA team attempts to reconnect with the 14-year-old Opportunity Mars rover f...

Child-Porn Investigation Caused New Mexico Observatory Closure: Report (Sep 20, 2018 06:50)
An FBI investigation into child pornography caused the peculiar closure of a New Mexico...

You Can See Photos from Japanese Asteroid Probe's 1st Rover Landing Attempt Right Now! (Sep 20, 2018 05:35)
A Japanese spacecraft is just hours away from a historic attempt to land two tiny hoppi...

Last Year’s Gravitational Wave Detections Failed to Provide a Hint of Any Extra Spatial Dimensions (Sep 20, 2018 04:09)
In a new study, astrophysicists used the gravitational waves from last year's kilonova ...

China sends BeiDou-3 M13 and M14 navigation satellites into orbit (Sep 20, 2018 04:01)
Using a Long March 3B rocket, China orbited a pair of BeiDou-3 spacecraft for its homeg...

Insider Live: Northrop Grumman’s GEM 63 first test fire (Sep 20, 2018 01:20)
Want to see exclusive live video of a GEM 63 rocket motor being tested? Only SpaceFligh...

Carnival of Space #579 (Sep 19, 2018 20:57)
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by me at the CosmoQuest blog. Click here ...

New Kounotori 7 launch date announced by JAXA (Sep 19, 2018 20:00)
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industrie...

How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce (Sep 19, 2018 19:57)
In a recent study, a team of Harvard University scientists presented a new means of rul...

The Strongest Material in the Universe Could Be (Nuclear) Pasta (Sep 19, 2018 16:26)
These noodles of neutrons may be 10 billion times stronger than steel.

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