NASA announced Wednesday, June 24th that NASA's Washington, D.C. headquarters will now be named for Mary W. Jackson, the first black, female engineer at NASA.
Recently a weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field over the southern Atlantic Ocean has been getting weaker, which could signal the beginnings of a global magnetic reversal event. Or not. It’s complicated.
With award season in high gear and movie stars flocking to Hollywood, let’s look up to the real stars in our lives and celebrate some of astronomy’s biggest results from last year.
Tune into Discovery Channel and use this companion discussion guide to spark meaningful conversation about the next era of space flight.
Starlink is a growing network of satellites capable of providing high-speed internet access across the globe. On August 6 at 1:33 AM EDT, a new batch of satellites will launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
"A-team" astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are set to make history in the first all-female spacewalk.
If you've seen a shooting star on a recent stargazing jaunt, you've spotted the very beginning of the Orionids meteor shower. It happens every fall in October or early November, and peak viewing hours are coming soon to skies near you.
We're used to rain and the water cycle here on earth, but what about on the sun? Guess what: it rains there too! Read on to learn more.
Apollo 12, the second manned mission to land on the Moon was anything but predictable. Here’s a look back at what happened 50 years ago today.
India is set to become the fourth nation to land on the moon, behind the United States, Soviet Union, and China. Here's what you need to know...