It's the first time in known history that something like this could be viewed by so many people.
Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world's water works.
Power cuts make the dictatorship virtually disappear at night.
An ongoing geomagnetic storm is sending shimmering waves of light deep into North America.
NASA captures a 750-mile trail of haze on camera.
Critics say the country is wasting money on its new satellite. But funding space research is what birthed the lucrative tech industry in the first place.
World View Enterprises brags about its "affordable" $75,000, 2-hour trip 19 miles above the Earth's surface.
If engineers can build bots that can land themselves on Mars, surely they can produce less sophisticated systems for our vehicles.
It is from this remote community in southern Kazakhstan that humans first sent a satellite, an animal, and a person into orbit. But it didn't get an MRI machine until 2011.
Earthquakes! Buildings knocked over! Wrangler jeans spontaneously combusting! What will (not) happen in your city?
Turns out, it's hard to get a good picture of an eruption, which makes these shots all the more remarkable.
The Cosmic Microwave Background, or CMB, was imprinted on the sky when the universe was young.
If your hometown's been shot by astronaut/prolific shutterbug Chris Hadfield, it's probably viewable on this interactive map.
People from Oklahoma City to New York will get to gawk at the fuming iceball at last, which could be bright enough to see with the naked eye.
It happens to the best of us. But men may be better at finding their way straight back to the right spot.
One witness said "it looked like we had seen the International Space Station come down."
We will all remember where we were the moment a man dove back to Earth from the edge of space, landed on his face and was carried away by a shrieking bird.
We've got the physics all worked out. The catch is finding a cable that could stretch from the earth's surface into orbit without breaking.