On This Day in Space: March 29, 1807: Heinrich Olbers discovers asteroid Vesta
by Hanneke Weitering on March 29, 2020 at 1:16 pm
On March 29, 1807, the German astronomer Heinrich Olbers discovered the asteroid Vesta. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Michael Biehn cast for 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian' — Report
by Chris Arrant on March 29, 2020 at 12:57 pm
Michael Biehn has been cast in an undisclosed role in Star Wars: The Mandalorian's second season.
Stuck at home? Take a tour through Disney's (empty) Star Wars, Pandora and space-age parks
by Chelsea Gohd on March 29, 2020 at 12:52 pm
From the comfort and safety of your own home, you can now explore Walt Disney World all by yourself.
Gemini, the 'heavenly twins' grace the evening sky this spring
by Joe Rao on March 29, 2020 at 12:42 pm
Visible above the southwest horizon in the early evenings, the constellation of Gemini, the twins is rich with celestial sights. Here's the story behind the […]
OneWeb, a satellite internet startup, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
by Tariq Malik on March 28, 2020 at 1:41 pm
Satellite internet startup OneWeb has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a move that comes less than a week after the company launched nearly three dozen […]
Doctor Who has broadcast a heartwarming 'emergency transmission' to help us through the coronavirus pandemic
by Millicent Thomas on March 28, 2020 at 1:41 pm
Jodie Whittaker, the 13th Doctor from BBC's iconic sci-fi series "Doctor Who," has an emergency transmission for the coronavirus pandemic.
Astronauts, 'Star Trek: Picard' actor & more remind us of the bigger picture in face of coronavirus
by Chelsea Gohd on March 28, 2020 at 1:41 pm
Astronauts from around the world gathered to chat alongside scientists, doctors and celebrities in a videoconference event called #SpaceConnectsUs to offer […]
The top space stories of the week!
by Doris Elin Urrutia on March 28, 2020 at 1:40 pm
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.
Space photos: The most amazing images this week!
by Doris Elin Urrutia on March 28, 2020 at 1:38 pm
Here are our picks for the most amazing space photos of the week.
Astrophysicist Brian May (of Queen!) teaches you how to play the Bohemian Rhapsody solo while in self-isolation
by Richard Bienstock on March 28, 2020 at 12:01 pm
Remember the video of the quarantined Italian citizen channeling his best Brian May by blasting the electric guitar solo from Queen’s We Will Rock You […]
NASA picks SpaceX to fly cargo to moon-orbiting Gateway space station
by Mike Wall on March 27, 2020 at 9:57 pm
SpaceX cargo craft will soon reach much farther out into the final frontier, if all goes according to plan.
See Venus swing by the crescent moon this weekend
by Hanneke Weitering on March 27, 2020 at 9:20 pm
The "evening star" Venus will meet up with the waxing, crescent moon in the night sky this weekend. You can spot the celestial pair above the western horizon […]