NASA's Juno probe is all set for a close flyby of Jupiter's icy moon Europa on Thursday (Sept. 29), which could possibly reveal tremendous new insights into Europa's crust and interior.
A number of emerging European commercial rocket companies are vying to reach orbit first, with debut launches expected in the second half of 2023.
NASA is working on a blueprint to guide space exploration and infrastructure for the moon, Mars and to destinations across our solar system.
NASA's DART spacecraft is closing in on its appointment with Dimorphos, but the energetic encounter is just the very speartip of global efforts to keep life on Earth safe from asteroid impacts.
China's Tianwen 1 Mars mission has been awarded one of the spaceflight world's most prestigious awards.
China is planning an ambitious two-for-one shot to the outer planets with a pair of spacecraft to launch for Jupiter and Uranus around 2030.
A lander developed by Tokyo-based company ispace and a small rover for the United Arab Emirates are now almost ready for their voyage to Earth's nearest neighbor.
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson told a major international space conference that the possibility of cooperating with China in space is "up to China."
Heads of the world's major space agencies presented their big plans for the coming years at a major congress in Paris, while underlining the serious challenges that could affect space and humanity.
China's Chang'e 4 lander and Yutu 2 rover, the first robots ever to land safely on the far side of the moon, are quietly continuing their work.
Chinese engineers have conducted a successful hot fire test of a new, powerful engine for the nation's planned super heavy-lift rocket for moon missions.
China's government has officially approved three robotic moon missions that will lay groundwork for a permanent lunar base.
Chinese scientists have found a new lunar mineral in the form of a crystal lurking inside samples collected from the moon in 2020.
The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed new details of stellar nursery 30 Doradus, known as the Tarantula Nebula.
The sun-exploring Solar Orbiter spacecraft came face to face with a massive eruption of plasma from the sun, just ahead of a pivotal flyby of Venus.
A sequence of images reveals how Europe dried up over July and August when complete lack of rain caused what has been described as the worst drought hitting the continent in 500 years.
China launched a mysterious spy satellite that will "monitor land, crop yield and natural disasters" but could also gather military intelligence, analysts think.
Violent activity on the sun last week resulted in stunning views for observers in the northern hemisphere over the weekend.
A pair of Chinese astronauts embarked on a six-hour-long spacewalk on Thursday (Sept. 1) to work on the outside of the new Wentian space station module.
China launched a small solid rocket on Monday (Aug. 22), spawning a minor mystery about the number of satellites on the flight.
New footage from China’s space station shows incredible images of Earth as a robotic arm inspects the exterior of the orbital outpost.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is heading back to an enchanting outcrop of sedimentary rocks the spacecraft first visited back in April.
A tiny robot known as MIRA will be blasting off to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2024 to perform simulated surgical procedures in microgravity.
A custom-built chamber for testing an upcoming NASA space telescope has arrived at Caltech in Pasadena to help ready the spacecraft for launch in 2025.