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NASA’s James Webb telescope is about to arrive at an exceptional point in space
The telescope will drift at gravity's tipping point between Earth and the sun.
2021 was the sixth hottest year on record
The past decade is also the hottest the modern world has ever seen.
The Air Force is investing millions in what could be the next Concorde
Boom Supersonic is working on a passenger plane called Overture, but it will be a long time before it takes to the skies—if it ever does.
Ancient rocks hold the story of Earth’s first breath of oxygen
The Great Oxygenation Event may have happened all at once, around 2.3 billion years ago.
Real shooting stars look a lot different than you’d expect
We're talking hypervelocity here.
The ISS gets an extension to 2030 to wrap up unfinished business
The extra time allows NASA to finish up research and prep for a commercial handoff.
This experimental NASA plane will try to break the sound barrier—quietly
Here's the latest progress on the X-59 QueSST, an aircraft in development from the space agency and Lockheed Martin.
Alexa will tag along on an uncrewed mission to the moon
Ground control to… Alexa?
The James Webb Space Telescope has fully unfurled its complex, massive sunshield
A delicate ballet of cables, membranes, and other moving parts is complete, 600,000 miles from Earth.
The next generation of lunar rovers might move like flying saucers
The new look may be a familiar one.