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Here's a guide to the major astronomical events of the next year, as well as space launches and milestones for spacecrafts already in travel.
President Donald Trump lauds NASA’s space exploration legacy in spirit in his weekly address here on March 25, 2017.
While most second-graders are busy learning vocabulary and arithmetic and playing soccer and video games, 7-year-old Romanieo Golphin Jr. has been bumping up his proverbial résumé.
NASA is making strides toward launching its laser-based space communications systems, which officials say could become the "high-speed internet of the sky."
These two interacting galaxies seem to have lost their identity when they met one another. Gravitational forces between them have distorted their figures so much that astronomers aren't sure how to classify them.
Plans to continue a NASA mission to intercept a small asteroid will depend on a decision due by the end of April on NASA's 2017 budget, an agency official said March 20.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet is capturing spectacular photos of Earth and space from the International Space Station. Check out his truly amazing photography here.
European Space Agency artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological needs of lunar settlers.
European Space Agency (ESA) artist-in-residence Jorge Mañes Rubio has drawn up plans for a "moon temple" that would help meet the social, spiritual and psychological needs of lunar settlers.
Life re-emerged at the site of the dino-killing asteroid's impact at roughly the same time it began to thrive around the globe, despite suffering from worse conditions.
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet brought some very special cargo along for his six-month mission to the International Space Station: a shiny, silver pair of wedding rings.
Everything you need to know about NASA's Big Bang-probing space telescope.
Giant "snakes" of sand slither across the Martian surface in a spectacular new photo by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO).
NASA has launched a new online library that assembles all of the space agency's amazing photos, videos and audio files into a single searchable library. Here's how it works.
Mission managers have narrowed the landing-site candidates for the ExoMars 2020 rover down to two finalists, European Space Agency (ESA) officials announced today (March 28).
An ancient brown dwarf about 750 light-years from Earth is the most massive and purest such "failed star" ever discovered, a new study suggests.
A new board game, currently raising money on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, encourages kids to learn about constellations and the types of stars that make up the whimsical designs.
A docking port that was once used to attach the space shuttle orbiters to the International Space Station was moved at the complex to support the future arrival of commercial crew spacecraft.
Infant stars have been discovered inside raging streams of material spewed into space by a monstrous black hole. Surfing on the jet stream, these stars could influence the evolution of a galaxy.
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope has been used to detect stars growing within the outflows emanating from the massive black holes. The newborn stars are also traveling at high velocities away from the galaxy cores.