This week the Mars rover Opportunity broke a 40-year-old NASA record and is poised to shatter the overall world record in longest off-road off-planet drive ever.
In a rare unplanned emergency spacewalk, astronauts fixed an ammonia cooling system link. The spacewalk was planned and executed in record time.
The annular eclipse happening now, over Western Australia and islands in the Southern Pacific. Watch it live online.
Here are five things to look out for in the night sky this week, including the first solar eclipse of 2013.
Purely, government-driven, space exploration is a thing of the past. However, private companies are stepping up to take us to where no man has gone before.
Abigail Harrison uses social media to achieve her goal of becoming the first astronaut on Mars, and PolicyMic recently chatted with her about it.
NASA has captured video of a gigantic rolling solar wave, known as a coronal mass ejection (CME), erupting from the sun over a two and a half hour period on May Day.
One giant step for Richard Branson's ego and another equally giant step for commercial space travel.