Trump Announces Plan For Pentagon To Create New 'Space Force'President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space.
Small Asteroid Hits Earth Hours After Being Spotted By AstronomersA small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere on June 2 just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward the planet, according to NASA.
'Lost' Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth TodayAn asteroid that was lost by tracking satellites eight years ago has been spotted again as it prepares to make a close pass by the Earth on May 15.
Uranus Smells Like Rotten Eggs, Scientists ConfirmIt likely won't get any easier for the seventh planet in our solar system as a new report has confirmed that Uranus does actually stink like bad gas.
Earth Has Near Miss With Asteroid Spotted Just Hours EarlierAn asteroid came alarmingly close to striking the Earth on April 15, just hours after the large space rock was spotted flying through the solar system.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Startup Company Plans To Launch 'Luxury Space Hotel' In 2021Orion Span says tourist packages start at $9.5 million, which is just under $792,000 a night to leisurely orbit the Earth.
Uncontrolled Chinese Space Lab To Fall To Earth Within DaysAn out-of-control Chinese space lab is expected to fall to Earth within days, according to the latest estimate from the European Space Agency, which is monitoring its descent.
Is Mysterious Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' An Alien Spaceship?A newly discovered object from another star system that is passing through our solar system may actually be an alien spaceship or part of one.
Meet 'Oumuamua,' The First Observed Interstellar Visitor To Our Solar System"Oumuamua" is the first observed object from outside our solar system, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature.
Ring, Ring: It's The Pope Calling The Space StationPope Francis is making quite the long distance call this week - to space.
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Burns Up Over Saturn NASA'S Cassini spacecraft met a fiery end - disintegrating in the skies above Saturn after a 20-year journey.
9-Year-Old Applies To Be NASA's 'Planetary Protection Officer'A 9-year-old boy from New Jersey hopes to soon call himself a "Planetary Protection Officer" with NASA - a real-life job.
What Happens If You Don't Protect Your Eyes During A Solar EclipseThe once-in-a-lifetime total eclipse will attract millions of eyes but they need to have protection or else.
Scott Kelly Binge-Watched 'Game of Thrones' While In SpaceRetired astronaut Scott Kelly says during his year in space, he thought a lot about another world - Westeros.