The Tesla Roadster and its mannequin driver that launched into space aboard SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday (Feb. 6), has been spotted by a telescope on the ground.
Six hours after SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy yesterday (Feb. 6), unsuspecting skywatchers in the western U.S. caught a glimpse of the rocket's second stage firing up one last time as it blasted out of Earth's orbit and off into the solar system.
Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that likely came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week.
While skywatchers are still raving about the solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, it's time we turn our attention to the next big solar eclipses coming to the U.S. in 2023 and 2024.
In 2018, the world will experience three partial solar eclipses and two total lunar eclipses — but whether you can see them depends on where you live.
A Chinese Long March 3B rocket booster may have fallen from the sky and exploded near a town in southwest China today (Jan. 12), according to the GB Times and social media reports.
A report by the Wall Street Journal suggests the secret Zuma satellite launched by SpaceX Sunday night (Jan. 7) has failed. But SpaceX's president Gwynne Shotwell says the Falcon 9 rocket did its job.
The loss of a $45 million Russian weather satellite last November was due to human error, a high-ranking official said, because the satellite's programming was set for the wrong launch site.