Om nom nom
Earth's orbit is becoming dangerously crowded with space junk.
But this is far from the first time a country has destroyed a satellite with a missile and caused a ruckus.
It's time to stop sending up so much garbage.
And you thought your home was dusty
The ISS is fine, don't worry
But you're still extremely unlikely to ever get hit by a piece.
Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison
In 1962, Korabl-Sputnik 1 landed smack in the middle of a main street in Wisconsin
Sentinel 1-A is operating routinely, despite some damage to a solar panel
In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave
The identification system blinks for a millionth of a second.
The leak has been repaired, but its origins remain mysterious.
It's big, but our planet is bigger.
New images reveal peculiar behavior from the celestial object
Go with the (debris) flow
Look up! You could see two meteors each minute in the evening hours
The new era of space strategy
The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
It's a matter of perspective
It doesn't take much to enjoy nature's fireworks.
Not drifting through the wind.
Yesterday's Antares failure was not exactly unprecedented.
But not everyone agrees it's from an asteroid impact.
See this interstellar blood bath in all its glory detail.
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements
Hitomi oh my
Shower your friends with meteor facts.
Our solar system is pretty familiar by now, but even the Moon was shrouded in mystery just 50 years ago
Hack (above) the planet!
The country's longest manned mission is part of their plan for a permanent orbital outpost
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
Small, but mighty.
And other Tiangong-1 facts.
The story of heroic fasteners that will get us to the moon and back.
The show should peak around midnight on Tuesday on both U.S. coasts—and everywhere in between
Unfortunately for us, meteorites still come in all shapes and sizes
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
The annual event peaks on Thursday
There's something weird happening around a faraway star.
Konstantin Batygin is one of the 10 most brilliant people of 2016
What we learned at a space conference that puts inclusivity first
Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation.
Don't you want to meet them?
Hayabusa 2 could be the first to intercept and blast an asteroid.
Even with a missing lander, the mission is sending back primo info
Fasten your seatbelts
Seeing is believing
The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons
And that's actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.
Every little bit counts.
Astronomers still have no clue what's causing this star's weird behavior
May account for strange blips in light
The mystery around KIC 8462852 probably isn't aliens, but might not be comets either
Astronomers are scrambling to take measurements.
The greatest hits of Earth's unmanned spacecraft
Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study
The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?
Targeting April 8 to return to the International Space Station
Bigelow Aerospace is sending up an expansion pack for the ISS
There's just one catch: you'll have to tune in at 5:30 am Eastern time on Saturday to see it
Asgardia might become a legit state, but don't count on it
Experts still aren't sure how the sixth military branch would actually work.
The hole came from the inside.
What's next for Hayabusa 2
But don't worry
But where is uncertain
Pluto is just the beginning
Hopefully NASA's new budget will turn things around
Directed energy may be the key to rapid interstellar travel
It's like an asteroid, but headed the opposite direction
Inside Bigelow's BEAM
Curators of leftover satellites and stations could be the next hot job
Restore-L could fix broken satellites and clean up space junk
If Zuma is still up there, these are the people who might spot it.
Meanwhile in space: dusty donuts, 50 launches, and pizza storms on Jupiter.
A lot on the ISS depends on the Soyuz.
We're under a time crunch.
The Large Magellanic Cloud isn't just a pretty satellite galaxy—it's also a future threat.
The ancient Lyrid meteors have never failed to amaze us.
Even though I helped demote it
A support strut gone bad
They're terrifying, and beautiful
How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there?
To study effects of confinement and isolation
Scientists at NASA used x-ray 'echoes' to look inside a black hole
A bigger smash solves everything.
A fireball meteor over Chicago ignites hearts and minds—and scientific reports
The Saturn explorer's death spiral begins on Sunday
It's getting closer all the time.
It could be the largest moon we've ever seen
Though the odds do seem to be in our favor.