China is building the world's largest array of telescopes dedicated to studying the sun with the aim of understanding coronal mass ejections which can cause chaos on and above Earth.
A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission is all set to make a short trip to space to test new technologies and collect new information from remains of an exploded star.
China launched three classified remote sensing satellites on Friday (Aug. 19), which are joining three earlier sets of Yaogan 35 series reconnaissance satellites in orbit.
The European Space Agency will ask its member states to fund a preparatory space-based solar power program at a major meeting later this year.
Four astrophysics mission proposals to study stars, galaxies and some of the most violent explosions in the universe have been selected for further study by NASA.
China is continuing to boost its options for launching small satellites with a new rocket called the Smart Dragon 3, which is expected to fly for the first time soon.
A Chinese X-ray telescope has detected the strongest-ever magnetic field recorded by making observations of a rapidly-spinning neutron star, or magnetar.
An international team of researchers has devised a plasma-based approach to producing oxygen on Mars to support exploration.
Studying unusual processes of how ice accumulates below ice shelves here on Earth could hold lessons for the exploration and habitability of Jupiter's moon Europa.
Engineers are testing a system designed to destroy NASA's massive Space Launch System moon rocket in case of a launch emergency.
Scientists using new computational methods have come up with a new insight into the potential workings of the complex atmosphere of Venus.
China’s space station recently gained a new module and with it a pair of huge, solar energy-capturing “wings” that can rotate as the outpost orbits the Earth.
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Astronomers have long considered Betelgeuse a candidate for a long-overdue supernova within our galaxy. Yet the red supergiant appears to be recovering following a mysterious 2019 event.
The Mengtian module arrived at Wenchang spaceport in south China on Tuesday (Aug. 9) after being shipped in containers from the northern port city of Tianjin.
China has carried out its ninth orbital mission within the last 30 days, sending 16 new commercial satellites into orbit with a Long March 6 rocket.
The solid-fueled Lijian 1 rocket, also referred to as ZK-1A, lifted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on July 27, carrying six satellites into orbit on its debut flight.
China's Shenzhou 14 astronauts are getting the country's new space station module ready to host crews over the next decade.
The European Space Agency is considering ways to redesign a major X-ray space telescope after a number of ESA member states have backed out of the project.
Chinese scientists want to use satellites orbiting the moon to help get an unprecedented look at the early, dark days of our universe.
Researchers have discovered a method for making high-resolution maps of planetary surfaces like the moon's by combining available imagery and topography data.
China is testing out its new Wentian space station module aboard the Tiangong space stati, including putting a new robotic arm through its paces.
The fiery wreckage of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket that fell from the skies won't be the last mission for the controversial rocket.
China launched a carbon and ecosystem monitoring satellite and two smaller payloads with the country's 28th launch of 2022 late on Wednesday (Aug. 3).