The rescue capsule automatically jettisoned from the booster and went into a ballistic descent, landing at a sharper than normal angle and subjecting the crew to heavy gravitational force.
By Dmitry Lovetsky, Associated Press
Trevor Paglen's sculpture "Orbital Reflector" is scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in mid-November, raising questions about who controls space and why.
By Corinne Segal
Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, a planetary scientist, has been photographing celestial bodies for decades. But for the Juno mission, her collaborators are citizen scientists.
By Vicky Stein
The vice president is scheduled to speak at 1:45 p.m. EDT. Watch his remarks here.
By Erica R. Hendry
By Katherine Kornei, Scientific American
New findings give some weight to the idea that life was blasted here from another planet.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched at 3:31 a.m. ET on Sunday. Watch live here.
By Daniel Brown, The Conversation
On Friday, millions of have the opportunity to see a lunar eclipse – an event popularly known in the media as a “blood moon” – on Friday…
By Miles O'Brien
Scientists have finally found for the first time a large watery reservoir beneath the southern ice cap of Mars. Radar suggests it is more than 12 miles wide and similar in some ways to lakes found beneath the Greenland and…
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