SpaceX will lose 40 Starlink satellites to a geomagnetic storm as solar activity ramps up. But does this spell disaster for the future of satellites in space?
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has to stay super cool to observe the cosmos. How does it beat the heat? Black paint.
NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins is preparing to make history as the first Black woman to embark on an extended mission in space.
A powerful solar flare has been traveling through space and it will arrive at planet Earth Wednesday (Feb. 2).
In 2020, astronomers thought they'd found something incredible: the second so-called Earth Trojan asteroid ever seen. Now, a new team of researchers has confirmed that it's real.
A Mars probe has snapped a peculiar image of the Red Planet's surface that looks like a giant tree stump, rings and all.
SpaceX has won a contract, worth over $102 million, to transport military supplies and humanitarian aid around the world using a rocket.
It's been a month since the James Webb Space Telescope launched to space. Revisit its last days on Earth in a stunning new timelapse video.
After traveling almost a million miles, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reached its final destination today (Jan. 24).
NASA's Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory has temporarily stopped its science observations while the mission team investigates an issue.
Satellites orbiting Earth captured a powerful undersea eruption in Tonga from space on Thursday (Jan. 13).
2021 was another record-setting year, ranking as the sixth hottest year on record. Following a trend, these past eight years have also been the eight hottest years on record.
A rare type of white dwarf star has been erupting in the most extreme superflares of its kind ever seen, researchers find in a new study.
A newly discovered "mini" supermassive black hole could help reveal some of the secrets behind the biggest black holes in the cosmos.
Stretching thousands of light-years across the Milky Way, a newly discovered filament of hydrogen named Maggie is one of the biggest structures ever discovered in our galaxy.
A meteor hurtling through Earth's atmosphere exploded over Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on New Year's Day (Jan. 1).
Thanks to images from a robotic Earth telescope, you can now watch the James Webb Space Telescope travel through space.