The retired Naval Observatory director of time explains why timekeepers around the world are still trying to figure out how to incorporate the increasing speed recorded over the past five years.
The last supermoon of the year, also known as the Sturgeon Moon, happens Thursday night and coincides with the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
The Perseid meteor shower returns every year between July and August, offering sky-gazers a chance to enjoy the last weeks of the sweltering season outside, looking up at the night sky.
NASA's first rover on Mars landed in 1997. Since the 1990s, there have been four other rovers that have launched to the Red Planet.
The company said it will train future civilian astronauts in New Mexico ahead of their spaceflight.
Issues with the 787 started in 2020 when small gaps were found between panels of the fuselage that are made of carbon composite material.
China decided not to guide the booster back through the atmosphere.
If astronauts could breathe on the moon without a spacesuit, these lava tubes would be ideal for a light sweater.
The new James Webb Space Telescope Forever stamp will be available in September, but individuals can preorder the stamp in August.
The Apollo 11 spaceflight jacket worn by Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon in 1969 with Neil Armstrong, exceeded expectations when it sold for an astonishing $2.8 million.
The decision to quit the ISS project comes amid soaring tensions between Russia and the West over the Kremlin's military action in Ukraine.
The Overture will reach speeds of over 1,122 mph — one and a half times the speed of sound — with a cruising altitude of 60,000 feet.
Bad news: Peak meteor activity happens during a full moon this August
One day, fighter pilots will “have a drone aircraft that’s flying as a loyal wingman” under their control.
An image of what appeared to be a clump string on Mars went viral last week. The photos were taken by the NASA Perseverance rover's Hazard Avoidance Cameras.
Sotheby’s in New York will put several of Aldrin’s artifacts from the Apollo 11 and Gemini XII missions up for auction.
NASA said its engineers continue to prepare the Artemis I moon rocket for a late August launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
"Mars may be a fixer upper of a planet, but it has great potential," SpaceX founder Elon Musk said.
Thankfully, something as catastrophic as this won’t happen for millions, if not billions, of years.
Almost 6,000 pounds of cargo and experiments are en route to the space station after a bright Thursday evening launch from Kennedy Space Center.