"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will return for a second season in the spring of 2019, with astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson returning as host.
Five sibling planets in a very unique orbit around their parent star were discovered with the help of citizen scientists around the world.
A Chinese Long March 3B rocket booster may have fallen from the sky and exploded near a town in southwest China today (Jan. 12), according to the GB Times and social media reports.
Take a tour of one of the most famous star-forming gas clouds in the night sky, the Orion Nebula, with a new 3D visualization.
Repeating bursts of radio waves coming from a distant dwarf galaxy probably aren't signals from an extraterrestrial civilization, but that hasn't stopped a group of E.T. hunters from investigating.
Saturn's rings are like a translucent veil wrapped around Saturn, as this image from the Cassini spacecraft makes clear.
Wednesday (Jan.10) is the last day for U.S. citizens to submit nominations for an advisory group to the National Space Council.
Efforts to heal the hole in Earth's ozone layer over Antarctica appear to be paying off, according to a first-of-its-kind study that looked directly at ozone-destroying chemicals in the atmosphere.
Designing wheels for off-Earth vehicles and robotic rovers has always been a challenge. Now, NASA engineers are working on new wheel designs with an innovative material.
Make a New Year's resolution to get out and look at the moon more often, with help from a free, do-it-yourself Moon Phases Calendar and Calculator from NASA.
Jupiter's twirling, swirling, candy-colored clouds are once again on display in new images from NASA's Juno probe, processed by citizen scientists.
At 12:35 a.m. EDT (0535 GMT) this morning (Jan. 3), Earth reached its closest point to the sun in its yearly orbit. But this change in distance won't cause an increase in global temperatures.
A new video from NASA features the very best photographs of Earth taken by astronauts from the International Space Station in 2017.
In a new video from NASA, astronauts on the International Space Station talk about how they'll celebrate New Year's Eve.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy megarocket was rolled out on the launchpad today (Dec. 28), as the company prepares for the rocket's maiden flight, which is scheduled for next month.
Images from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico show a massive space rock's close approach to Earth on Dec. 16.
A lucky visitor to NASA's Kennedy Space Center snapped a photo of the payload container that will fly aboard SpaceX's new megarocket, the Falcon Heavy.
The Aerospace Corporation wants to establish a standard "launch unit" for cargo going to space. Could it help small-satellite providers save time and money?
The private spaceflight company Rocket Lab aborted a scheduled test launch of its small-scale Electron rocket today (Dec. 11), just 2 seconds before liftoff.
President Donald Trump signed his administration's first space policy directive today (Dec. 11), which formally directs NASA to focus on returning humans to the moon.
How many tiny bits of space debris are pummeling the International Space Station day after day? A new experiment headed into orbit this week will find out.
On Tuesday (Dec. 12), SpaceX will make its first launch attempt from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station since a dramatic rocket explosion damaged the pad in September 2016.
The spaceflight startup Rocket Lab has scheduled the second test flight of its innovative Electron rocket, a small vehicle built to accommodate small satellites and other petite payloads.