A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket darted into a partly cloudy sky over Florida's Space Coast with a roar Thursday afternoon, carrying the Japanese-built Es'hail 2 communications satellite into space to beam commercial video and data services across the Middle East and expand connectivity for Qatar's military.
Watch a video replay of Thursday's liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying the Es'hail 2 communications satellite into orbit.
The implications of chemical research must be reviewed, UK researchers argue. Nick Carne reports.
NASA has received an unmodified audit opinion on its Fiscal Year 2018 financial statements, marking the eight consecutive "clean" opinion from an external auditor - the highest opinion that may be received.
In a time of witch trials, Johannes Kepler was a champion of reason. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
. By studying Martian meteorites, scientists think they've found an explanation for ancient eruptions on the Red Planet.
Most images we see of Mars make its landscape look flat and vast, but it's actually home to some of the largest mountains in the entire solar system.
SpaceX plans to launch a communications satellite and land a rocket today (Nov. 15) at 3:46 p.m.
The historic neutron-star crash that astronomers observed last year generated a hypermassive, supermagnetic neutron star, a recent study suggests.
Researchers believe bizarre landforms at the edge of the dwarf planet's "heart" were created by sheets of nitrogen ice.
Researchers are getting ready to build a trio of satellites that will show us a whole new view of the cosmos.
. We're under a time crunch.
A new decade is just over a year away, and with it comes a whole new slate of NASA mission ideas, some nearlike Marsand others far.
. OTTAWA - The hard sell is on. NASA wants Canada to get involved in its lunar space station. The Trudeau government hasnt committed yet, but one minister promises Canada will have a long-term space strategy before the end of the administrations mandate in late 2019.
Astronomers analysing 20 years of data precisely charting the position of Barnard's Star some six light years away have discovered the second closest exoplanet to Earth.
. OTTAWA Canadian aerospace companies require a government-led industrial strategy to grow their services nationally and internationally, executives warned at a panel today at the Canadian Aerospace Summit of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC). While the industry is strong enough today to stand on its two feet, representatives from IMP Aerospace & Defence,
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Detailed analysis of gravitational wave data collected last year indicating the merger of two neutron stars shows the result was a single massive neutron star, not a black hole.
International air travel has become remarkably safe in recent years, with deadly accidents like last month's Lion Air crash in Indonesia becoming rarer.
An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland.
Hopefully you don't have anything planned between midnight Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday because with a clear calendar and clear skies you should be able to catch a glimpse of a few meteors.
NASA astronaut Serena Aun-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station's Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York's University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, Nov.
Loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies, a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft is scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:14 p.m. EST Friday, Nov.
International air travel has become remarkably safe in recent years, with deadly accidents like last month's Lion Air crash in Indonesia becoming more rare.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with NASA's Charlie Sobeck. He was the former manager of the Kepler Space Telescope mission and they discuss Kepler's legacy.