Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched rocket system failed, the company said.
Scientists worry that the world is losing about 1% or 2% of its insects each year.
If you missed last month’s “Christmas star,” you’ll have another chance to see a spectacular planetary phenomenon in January.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had their own New Year’s Eve celebration, complete with a zero-gravity "ball drop" to ring in 2021.
Here’s how to watch the Quadrantid meteor shower in 2021.
Stunning videos of the long-anticipated “Christmas star” were captured in Pakistan, India and Ireland on Sunday and Monday.
The Ursid meteor shower will only produce between 5 and 10 meteors per hour
The phenomenon is nicknamed the “Christmas star” and the vibrant planetary conjunction will be easily visible to the naked eye as a “double planet.”
Israel’s former director of space programs for the country’s ministry of defense claimed the U.S. and Israel have been in contact with extraterrestrials representing a “galactic federation,” and President Donald Trump has been on the verge of revealing the information.
Astronauts blasted into orbit from the U.S. for the first time in nearly a decade, three countries sent spacecraft hurtling toward Mars, and robotic explorers grabbed rocks from the moon and gravel from an asteroid for return to Earth.
The aligning orbits of two gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn happens every few decades, but this great conjunction will be the closest the two planets have been in centuries.
The photographer said that he has been interested in photography for a while, but just picked up wildlife photography about five years ago.
A man who was bitten by a shark in the water off Maui has died from injuries he suffered in the attack, a hospital official said.
New calculations show the world's carbon dioxide emissions plunged 7% in 2020 because of the pandemic lockdowns.
At 10 minutes past 8 p.m. EST, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket broke through the sound barrier, traveling over 1,000 mph as it soared over Florida's Atlantic Coast.
Two military installations in Florida will be the first to carry the "Space Force" moniker, Vice President Mike Pence announced during a visit to the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday.
SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive fireball at touchdown.
The first woman and next man on the moon will come from this elite group.
"Masks work." That's the message behind a viral internet video made by one of America's favorite scientists and D.C. native Bill Nye.
The legendary pilot and retired brigadier general became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound