Jupiter's Great Red Spot has been shrinking. As it is, the storm is getting taller on the planet. A recent change to the Great Red Spot is that it is also slowly changing colors.
Space March 16, 2018
Astronaut Scott Kelly voiced his concerns about the U.S. falling behind in their space program. China is rapidly making advances in its space technology and Kelly fears it could surpass the U.S. if the country doesn't advance rapidly.
Space March 16, 2018
Researchers from the University of New Hampshire discovered that space radiation is increasing at a much faster pace than expected. This places future astronauts in danger of experiencing the negative health effects of space radiation exposure.
Space March 16, 2018
With rogue satellites and other junk floating in space, European firm Airbus is developing a harpoon to remove most of it. Airbus is currently testing the capabilities of the harpoon inside the company’s facility.
Space March 15, 2018
NASA revealed preliminary findings that confirm recent stories that Scott Kelly's genes have changed after being in space for a year. Scott Kelly's identical twin brother now has different genes than him.
Space March 15, 2018
President Donald Trump is now throwing around the idea of creating a new branch of the military called the Space Force. A previous proposal saw a similar idea fail last year.
Space March 14, 2018
Researchers have been able to locate the source of a mysterious signal at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. They've concluded that this signal comes from very old stars.
Space March 14, 2018
A theory by astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro suggests that satellites could be used to find extraterrestrial life and to gauge their technological achievements. Humans would need about 10 billion to 1 trillion satellites before aliens could spot them.
Space March 7, 2018
China lost control of a space station last year. Now people know when the space station will crash to Earth. Tiangong-1 will come crashing down to Earth before April 19.
Space March 6, 2018
Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are working on a so-called happy suit that will make living in space easier for astronauts. The suits will be powered by new technology named Smart Sensory Skin, which will address physical and emotional deficiencies.
Space February 23, 2018
The sun reportedly unleashed a solar flare on Sunday, Feb. 11, causing a solar storm. The Earth is expected to be affected by the storm today, Feb. 16.
Space February 16, 2018
The Trump administration is reportedly planning to turn over the International Space Station to the private sector after the White House cuts funding by 2025. Will this move really push through?
Space February 12, 2018
A new study shows that the planets found in the TRAPPIST-1 system are more Earth-like than previously thought. The planets were found to possibly have as much as 250 times more water than Earth.
Space February 8, 2018
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is giving individuals a chance to take part in an experiment. It is willing to pay $3,500 to people to spend two weeks in a simulated space station.
Space January 31, 2018
The night will be long for skywatchers on Jan. 31 with a Blue moon, a supermoon and total lunar eclipse happening in one night. This rare event is not to be missed so mark your calendars.
Space January 5, 2018
An MIT astronomer theorized that humans are not alone in the universe. Among the 10 theories he proposed, the zoo hypothesis has spawned the most reactions, as it asserts that aliens are quietly but carefully observing mankind.
Space January 2, 2018
On the last work days of 2017, ISS astronauts wrapped up research work that would allow humans to stay longer in outer space. NASA’s Scott Tingle, in particular, was collecting samples of a specimen that could potentially sustain astronauts in space.
Space December 30, 2017
On the night of the SpaceX rocket launch, Jesse Watson was rolling his time-lapse cameras from a hill in Arizona. What he captured left even his fellow photographers in awe.
Space December 27, 2017
The Falcon 9 launch left a mysterious light in Southern California’s sky. It stirred panic among residents who wrongly thought it was an alien sighting.
Space December 25, 2017
A proposal submitted to Russia’s Roscosmos calls for a space tourism module. It included a design plan for a four-room luxury space hotel.
Space December 23, 2017
The announcement of a shortlist for the fourth New Frontiers mission was scheduled for Dec. 20. Finalists were chosen from the 12 solar system exploration concepts submitted in May 2017.
Space December 20, 2017
Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov claims finding bacteria clinging to the surface of the International Space Station that may have origins from outer space. What are other potential explanations for these microorganisms outside of the ISS?
Space November 29, 2017
Former NASA astronaut Richard 'Dick' Gordon passed away at the age of 88. Gordon was one of only 24 men that have flown to the moon.
November 10, 2017
A SpaceX rocket engine exploded on Nov. 4 at a test facility in Texas. A 'thorough investigation' into the primary cause of the explosion is now underway, said the company in a statement.
Space November 9, 2017
Famous cosmologist Stephen Hawking has made his original 1966 doctoral thesis available online for the first time. The thesis is freely available to anyone who is interested to learn about the theoretical physicist's earlier views concerning the universe.
Space October 23, 2017
LIGO and Virgo were able to detect gravitational waves from two black holes colliding in space, the first-ever joint-detection by the two observatories. The next observation run is planned for 2018.
Space September 28, 2017
A team of astronomers has announced the first detection of a possible exomoon 4,000 light years away. The candidate’s status may be confirmed by October 2017.
Space July 30, 2017
SpaceX's Elon Musk has said his company is having to rethink the landing systems for their Dragon spacecraft. Mars isn't out of the question, but first, he wants a base on the moon.
Space July 19, 2017
Researchers have discovered the smallest star ever found in the universe. More interestingly, it may harbor Earth-like planets that might be capable of sustaining life.
Space July 16, 2017
Scientists from China made historic achievement with the first ever teleportation of an object from Earth to space. The experiment involved pairs of photons, Micius satellite, and quantum entanglement.
Space July 11, 2017
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), NASA's impact spacecraft, entered its preliminary design phase. DART will collide with Didymos B to provide scientists with important information about kinetic impact as an asteroid mitigation strategy.
Space July 5, 2017
China's first X-ray space telescope was launched into space last week. The country will send four more major probes before 2021 in an effort to develop space science.
Space June 18, 2017
Latest study has led researchers to believe that all stars are born with twins. In the sun's case, Nemesis, as it is called, may have been responsible for the end of the dinosaurs.
Space June 14, 2017
Albert Einstein’s theory endures. LIGO confirms a third detection of gravitational waves from the collision of two massive black holes 3 billion light-years away from Earth.
Space June 2, 2017
ESA's Thomas Pesquet, who has been at the International Space Station since November 2016, was able to participate in the French presidential election this year. How do astronauts in space cast their votes?
Space May 8, 2017
China and the European Space Agency are bracing for collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and many other joint programs. ESA has been hard selling the 'Moon Village' as an international launching pad for deep space missions.
Space April 27, 2017
Peggy Whitson bagged another record in space. Learn more about the history of women working for NASA and what it took before they could fly in space.
Space April 26, 2017
John Glenn takes off for space for the third time. Now it flies as an Orbital ATK commercial cargo ship carrying supplies to the International Space Station.
Space April 19, 2017
Blue Origin founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said there will be no toilets installed in Blue Origin rockets. The space company plans to send people to space onboard the vessel New Shepard.
Space April 13, 2017
Astronomers have discovered another giant spot inside the giant gas planet of our solar system. It’s called the Great Cold Spot, and here are a few things you should know about it.
Space April 12, 2017
Mars is not what it used to be. The Red Planet may have all the elements that could nurture life but something catastrophic happened and transformed it into an uninhabitable place under the sun, according to a new study.
Space March 31, 2017
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet brought his friends’ wedding rings with him to the International Space Station. Now that’s out of this world.
Space March 29, 2017
NASA grants University of Arizona’s airborne observatory with $40 million Milky Way mission. What is an interstellar medium and why is it important that we know more about it?
Space March 27, 2017
The refurbished SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket gets a second shot in space. What does this mean for the future of space exploration, and can this finally make Elon Musk’s dream of space tourism come true?
Space March 25, 2017
NASA live streams Expedition 50 astronauts as they take a spacewalk to prepare the ISS outpost for a new docking ring and apply new upgrades.
Space March 24, 2017