North Texans Bust Out Telescopes For Closer Look At Jupiter And Saturn's Astronomical ConjunctionThe two largest planets in our solar system aligned in a way that hasn’t been seen for centuries.
How And When To See The 'Christmas Star' In North Texas Tonight, Clear Skies ExpectedThose who miss tonight's major conjunction will have to wait until 2080 to witness another 'illusion of angle of view' of Jupiter and Saturn.
Astronomers See Possible Hints Of Life In Venus's CloudsAstronomers looking at the atmosphere in neighboring Venus see something that might just be a sign of life.
Spacewalking Astronaut Loses Mirror, Newest Space JunkThe commander of the International Space Station, Chris Cassidy, had barely exited the hatch Friday when he reported that his left wrist mirror had floated away.
Astronomers Confirm Earth-Size Exoplanet Around Nearest Star, Maybe MoreAstronomers have confirmed the existence of Proxima b, an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting the closest star to our sun.
Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Hit At 'Deadliest Possible' AngleA team of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin examined the shape and structure of the crater and rocks extracted by drilling down into the crater.
Astronauts Arriving For NASA's 1st Home Launch In A DecadeNASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken departed Houston on Wednesday aboard a NASA jet, bound for Florida.
NASA Sets 1st All-Female Spacewalk After Suit Flap In SpringThe first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation.
Pence Outlines Plan For New Space Force By 2020Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020.
Robot With Artificial Intelligence About To Invade SpaceA German robot named "Cimon" has an IA brain courtesy of IBM.
NASA Tess Spacecraft To Prowl For Planets As Galactic ScoutLook up at the sky tonight. Every star you see — plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more — will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter -- Tess.
SpaceX Says It Will Fly 2 People To Moon In 2018SpaceX says it will fly two people to the moon next year.
NASA Spacecraft To Reach Jupiter On July 4A spacecraft from NASA is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. If all goes as planned, Juno will spend nearly a year circling the planet.
New Evidence Points To 9th Planet In Our Solar SystemThis possible new planet is 5,000 times bigger than outcast Pluto and billions of miles farther away, said scientists who presented "good evidence" for a long hypothesized Planet X on Wednesday.
Blue Moon? Friday's Celestial Event Comes With A CatchThis is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe.