Watch the Boeing Starliner OFT-2 mission launch July 30

On July 30, 2021, Boeing’s uncrewed Starliner spacecraft will launch on an Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Here’s how to watch.

1st moon-forming disk around an exoplanet

Astronomers have found solid evidence for a moon-forming disk around a distant exoplanet. It provides new clues as to how moons and planets form.

9 weird transients from 1950 still unexplained

Astronomers in Sweden want to solve the mystery of 9 weird transients, glimpsed in a photographic plate acquired at Palomar Observatory in 1950.

Cracked surface of Venus behaves like sea ice

Venus' cracked surface suggests a moveable crust for this nearby world, and suggests the planet might still be geologically active today.

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin flight soars to the edge of space

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin has successfully launched its New Shepard rocket, with the company's founder, Jeff Bezos, aboard.

1st images from rebooted Hubble telescope

NASA's rebooted Hubble Space Telescope was used successfully to capture images of oddball galaxies, following a return to normal science operations.

Hubble Space Telescope returns to normal operations

The Hubble Space Telescope is now back online after having been in a protective safe mode due to a degrading computer memory module since June 13, 2021.

Ride along with Juno past Ganymede and Jupiter

Ride along with Juno, as the spacecraft sweeps past Jupiter and its largest moon Ganymede. Gorgeous video from Juno, which has orbited Jupiter since 2016.

SpaceX’s Elon Musk to visit space … with Virgin Galactic?

As Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson and Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos race into space, a third billionaire pursues space tourism: Elon Musk. He’s reserved a seat to fly with Virgin Galactic.

How to spot ISS in your sky

The International Space Station has been orbiting our planet since 1998. Click here to learn how to spot ISS in your sky.