The 2020 vernal equinox will bring the earliest spring to the US in 124 years

Come Thursday (March 19), we will have a change of the seasons: the occurrence of the…

Soyuz rocket launches Glonass-M navigation satellite for Russian military

 A Soyuz rocket launched a new navigation satellite into orbit for Russia’s military forces on Monday…

Astronauts celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2020 with photos of Ireland from space

An astronaut’s-eye view of Ireland, taken from the International Space Station. (Image credit: NASA/Twitter) Happy St.…

Rocky asteroid Ryugu got its rubble from a porous parent, study finds

An image of asteroid Ryugu from Japan’s Hayabusa2 mission.  (Image credit: JAXA/University of Tokyo/Kochi University/Rikkyo University/Nagoya…

Planetary defense against asteroids joins NASA’s menu for next decadal survey focus

Planetary scientists and astrobiologists are gearing up for a major survey process that will dictate NASA’s…

NASA is working with university teams to develop tiny tech for space trips

While NASA has big plans to return humans to the moon in 2024 under its Artemis…

China’s new Long March 7A rocket fails in debut launch: reports

The first flight of China’s new Long March 7A rocket apparently didn’t go well. The next-gen…

Pulsars in nearby globular cluster shed light on Milky Way evolution

A distant globular cluster that’s home to dozens of fast-rotating stars could provide new clues about…

Watch Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket come together in behind-the-scenes videos

Several videos from Blue Origin show progress in the design of its latest rocket, New Glenn,…

European spaceport in South America suspends launches due to coronavirus

The novel coronavirus’s toll on the space community continues to grow. Launches from Europe’s chief spaceport,…