China's first successful interplanetary mission has completed mapping the Red Planet more than a year after its arrival.
China has launched another in its series of Gaofen Earth observation satellites as it continues building out its space infrastructure.
China has successfully conducted a hot-fire test of a new engine that will help power a next-generation rocket capable of launching astronauts to the moon.
China is continuing its quest to carry out more than 50 orbital launches this year with a pair of missions lifting off within just over 24 hours of each other.
The European Space Agency is upgrading software on its venerable Mars Express orbiter to enable it to see beneath the surface of Mars and its moon Phobos in greater detail than before.
The Gaia spacecraft is helping to fill the gaps in our understanding of "hot Jupiters," mysterious, massive planets that orbit very close to their stars.
A new analysis of a Martian meteorite is challenging current thinking about how terrestrial planets acquired volatile elements early in their formation.
This new Mars image was snapped by Europe's Mars Express orbiter, which spied an unusually creepy crater.
Planetary scientists have created a new, detailed map of the asteroid Psyche, providing a tantalizing preview of the target for a NASA mission set to launch later this year.
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a white dwarf star devouring material from its own system, suggesting that water and other volatiles might be common in the outer reaches of planetary systems.
Astronomers have traced the violent and catastrophic evolution of Andromeda, our nearest large galactic neighbor, by analyzing the makeup and motion of more than 500 stars within the nearby galaxy.
China's Chang'e 5 lunar landing and sampling mission found water on the moon both through on-site analysis and in materials delivered to Earth.
Astronomers have developed a new model for simulating how clusters of baby stars form and evolve, helping to explain how bubbles of ionized gas are created away from the heart of a galaxy.
NASA's Lucy mission team is continuing efforts to correct the incomplete deployment of one of the spacecraft's solar arrays as it continues to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
NASA's Voyager 1 team is trying to work out why the spacecraft appears to be confused about its location in space, but the mission's distance from Earth makes solving the issue challenging.
Earth's magnetic field may not be heading toward a dramatic flip anytime soon, according to scientists who analyzed anomalies in the planet's invisible shield against solar wind and other radiation.
An international team of astronomers have discovered a second persistently active fast radio burst, posing questions about the nature of the mysterious phenomena.
China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts are only just settling in for their six-month mission aboard the country's space station, but Shenzhou 15 is already on standby in case of an emergency in orbit.
China has sent its third crew toward the nation's new space station with the launch of the six-month-long Shenzhou 14 mission.
Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping shows how she kept her hair clean while aboard the Tianhe space station module.
A proposed Chinese mission would look for nearby habitable alien worlds by launching a spacecraft to make ultraprecise measurements of how orbiting planets make a star wobble.
China is gearing up to send the third crew to its new Tiangong space station, with launch set for late Saturday (June 4) U.S. Eastern time.