Tagged With Space

NASA astronauts first landed on the moon 49 years ago today. Here's what the landing looked like and how the US pulled it off.


SpaceX may still rocket 2 mystery customers around the moon — here's what Apollo astronaut Jim Lovell says the trip could be like


NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just beamed back mesmerising new photos of the gas giant



Scientists just found a dozen new moons around Jupiter — including one they're calling an 'oddball'


The longest total lunar eclipse in a century is about to happen -- here's how Earth will colour the moon blood-red


Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing



What would happen if you could skydive off the International Space Station


A ghostly particle detected in Antarctica has led astronomers to a super-massive spinning black hole called a 'blazar'


Astronaut Chris Hadfield says we could have gone to Mars decades ago — here's why we haven't


NASA's Mars Opportunity rover is celebrating its 15th birthday with a nap because of a giant dust storm. Look back at its unlikely journey.


Super-Earths are real and they could be an even better place for life than Earth


Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin plans to land on the moon by 2023



Scientists use this formula, called the Drake equation, to explore the chance we'll make contact with intelligent aliens


Astronomers caught a planet being born for the first time in a stunning new picture


How large asteroids must be to destroy a city, state, country, or the planet


Australia finally has a space agency -- here's why it's about time



Buzz Aldrin, who walked on the moon, wants the lunar surface to become a launch pad for Mars — here's how


This seasoned NASA astronaut wore SpaceX and Boeing's new spacesuits — here's what she thinks of them


NASA just launched 20 mice into space on a SpaceX rocket while their identical twins stay on Earth — here's what they hope to learn


SpaceX's pre-dawn rocket launch made a spectacular 'Dragon's Tail' that stretched toward space