October 11, 2018 07:52 AM
Soyuz Rocket Failure Forces Astronaut And Cosmonaut To Make 'Ballistic Landing'Astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin were headed to the International Space Station when their Soyuz MS-10's booster failed.
Joe PalcaOctober 2, 2018 02:14 PM
A Small Planet With Big ImplicationsAstronomers have found a distant dwarf planet that appears to confirm the existence of Planet Nine, a giant planet lurking in the outer reaches of the solar system.
Dan BoyceSeptember 25, 2018 05:07 AM
Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas StationReal space travel will necessitate interplanetary gas stations on the moon, or on asteroids. A Colorado university has launched the first degree program in "space mining."
Bill ChappellSeptember 24, 2018 10:21 AM
19-Year-Old Survives 49 Days At Sea, After Floating Hut Drifts To GuamAfter he ran out of cooking gas, Aldi Novel Adilang started using wood from his craft to cook fish. He drifted from Indonesia to waters around Guam.
Laurel WamsleySeptember 17, 2018 03:44 PM
After Mysterious Closure, Solar Observatory In New Mexico ReopensA telescope in Sunspot, N.M., will have additional security for now, after "an unusual number of visitors" showed up at the site. Conspiracy theories had proliferated about its sudden closing.
Joe PalcaJuly 25, 2018 11:08 AM
Underground Lake Found On Mars Beneath A Mile of IceIt possible that some kind of microbial life once lived in the lake.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIJuly 18, 2018 11:02 AM
Brown University Undergrads Launch The Little DIY Satellite That CouldOne of the newest, smallest, and cheapest satellites in orbit represents some seven years of work by hundreds of Brown University undergrads — and a DIY ethos.
WGBH NewsJune 21, 2018 07:33 PM
What’s The Deal With Trump’s New Space Force?President Trump is taking the U.S. Armed Forces to the final frontier.
Edgar B. Herwick IIIJune 19, 2018 09:20 PM
Stargazer's Guide for June 2018Local space guru, Sky & Telescope Magazine's Kelly Beatty, discusses Trump's plans for a new "Space Force," the summer solstice, and a planetary quadfecta in the night sky.