The uncontrolled reentry of Europe's defunct ERS-2 satellite is expected in mid-February. It's highly likely that the 5,000-pound craft will land somewhere in the ocean.
Forty years ago this week, the first untethered spacewalk resulted in one of space exploration's most iconic images.
Oleg Kononeko has broken the record for most cumulative time spent in space after spending his 878th non-continuous day onboard the International Space Station. But he won't return to Earth until September.
A small robotic surgeon was successfully launched to the International Space Station last week. It was joined by a bunch of equally impressive experiments, including machine learning devices and artificial retina prototypes.
As humans start to spread out among the solar system, new accents may begin to emerge in isolated colonies. But why does this happen and what will these new accents sound like?
A new photo taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station reveals a golden glow surrounding our planet in a phenomenon known as airglow.
Later this year, the European Space Agency's Proba-3 mission will send two spacecraft into orbit around Earth. By aligning the probes, researchers will create 6-hour-long mini eclipses, allowing the sun's atmosphere to be studied like never before.
On Jan. 19, Japan's 'Moon Sniper' spacecraft made a successful soft landing on the moon. The landing was the most precise in lunar history; it was also upside-down.
Engineers intentionally blew up a full-scale prototype of an inflatable space module that could be used in future missions. Watch the big bang unfold here.
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