A Japanese billionaire and a coterie of artists will become the first private citizens ever to fly beyond low Earth orbit just five years from now, if all goes according to plan.
As Hurricane Florence makes its way toward the U.S. East Coast, several satellites are monitoring the dangerous storm system with a variety of instruments.
Astronauts aren't in any danger, NASA said.
Government weather satellites are watching closely as a massive storm called Hurricane Lane threatens Hawaii.
The Great American Solar Eclipse ignited exceptional interest in science among the U.S. public, according to one new report.
Nearly a year after the Great American Total Solar Eclipse put on a show for millions of skywatchers across the U.S., the moon again made its way in front of the sun for viewers in a different part of the world.
Brilliant displays of Perseid meteors lit up the heavens this past weekend as the annual Perseid meteor shower reached its peak.
NASA's new mission to "touch the sun" is packed up, buckled in and ready to launch during a window opening Aug. 11 at 3:33 a.m. EDT (0733 GMT), according to a briefing today (Aug. 9).