'UFO' spotted in skies over DC identified as Starlink satellites
An unidentified flying object that drew attention after it was spotted in the skies over parts of the D.C. region Thursday night – has been identified!
Electron rocket launches from Virginia Space’s Wallops Island facility
Rocket Lab's "Stronger Together" mission was the second Rocket Lab launch from Wallops Island, following its "Virginia is for Launch Lovers" mission in January.
20 years since space shuttle Columbia Disaster
On February 1, 2003, seven astronauts were killed when the space shuttle Columbia broke apart during re-entry.
Virginia rocket launched satellites from Herndon-based Hawkeye 360
The launch Tuesday night of an Electron rocket from NASA's Wallops Island, Virginia facility was carrying a payload of three satellites from Herndon-based company Hawkeye 360.
Watch: Rocket Lab's Electron rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia
The first launch of an Electron rocket out of the USA will take place out of NASA's Wallops Island, Virginia facility around 6pm ET - and you can stream it here.
NASA's Virginia rocket launch expected to be visible across DC area; lift off scheduled for Tuesday
UPDATE: NASA has canceled the Electron rocket launch scheduled for Monday, Jan. 23 due to unfavorable weather conditions. The launch has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
NASA's rocket launch from Virginia’s Wallops Flight Facility scheduled for Tuesday
NASA officials say the launch of a rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia is scheduled for Tuesday night.
Virginia rocket launch to be visible to much of East Coast
A rocket launch set for Monday, January 23 in Virginia will be visible to much of the east coast of the United States, according to NASA. The launch was rescheduled to Tuesday, January 24th and can be streamed below.
Here's all of FOX 5 DC's 2022 recap stories and a few looks ahead to 2023
Over the past few weeks, we've assembled a bunch of great stories to help you look back on 2022, the year that was, and think ahead to 2023. These are just a few of them.
US Space Force unveils official song 'Semper Supra'
'Semper Supra,' the Space Force song title, means 'always above' in Latin
July's full 'Buck Moon' will be the brightest Supermoon of the year: How and when to watch
July's full moon is a supermoon, meaning it is closer in its orbit to Earth, making it appear larger and brighter in the sky. The moon will be 222,089 miles away from Earth during its closest approach, about 17,000 miles closer than it is on average, according to NASA.
MOON WATCH: Total Lunar Eclipse To Grace D.C. Skies Sunday Night
Nothing fascinates us quite like the endless abyss of the night sky above. Space is a very interesting place, and this weekend it will put on a show for skyward viewers across the eastern half of the United States. For the first time since 2019, a total lunar eclipse can be seen for a few hours, late Sunday night into the very early morning hours of Monday morning.
Four planets will be visible this weekend - here is how you can see them
Early risers should set their alarm clocks for an hour before sunrise Saturday and Sunday mornings. An assortment of four planets will be visible in the eastern skies.
For sale: Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during Apollo 11
You can be the owner of real moon dust collected by none other than Neil Armstrong.
Canadian space agency shares satellite image of Earth internet says resembles a cat
The Canadian Space Agency posted a satellite photo of a region the internet concluded resembles a cat.
Billionaire's trip to space raises $125M to St. Jude hospital
The charitable sector should hope that billionaire Jared Isaacman keeps seeking new adventures.
International Space Station to retire in 2031, crashing into the Pacific Ocean
NASA plans to use its International Space Station for one more decade before crashing it into the Pacific Ocean in 2031.
NASA honors fallen heroes with Day of Remembrance, 36 years since Challenger explosion
Friday marks 36 years since the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, killing all seven crew members on board.