On Sept. 17, 1789, the British astronomer William Herschel discovered Saturn's "Death Star" moon, Mimas. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
When we read about the glories of space, we often miss the most magnificent part about exploring it: the audiovisual experience.
As NASA makes a big push to land humans on the moon's surface by 2024, the European Space Agency wants to learn more about the caves that lie beneath.
Rippling, dark-flecked sand dunes near Mars' north pole look like melting chocolate-chip ice cream in an image captured by the European-Russian Trace Gas Orbiter.
Astronomers are finding more and more alien worlds that may be capable of supporting Earth-like life, but none of them so far are carbon copies of our home world.
Astronomers are rushing to study what appears to be the first known interstellar comet — and in some of the very earliest observations, it looks oddly familiar.
This weekend you can see live telescope views of an asteroid hurtling past Earth, thanks to astronomy broadcaster Slooh.
"Ad Astra" star Brad Pitt talks about life in space with NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who recently screened the film at the International Space Station.
NASA's newest video from interns at the Johnson Space Center has a definite lunar flavor — and it's feminine.