These are the top space stories this week from Space.com.
Amid natural disasters and a spreading pandemic, three Puerto Rican students found hope in a project to restore an abandoned observatory on their university's campus.
This year's best meteor shower might be the Geminids in December, but if you don't want to skywatch in the cold, the summertime Perseids will also put on a show.
The procedure to ensure that astronauts don't bring an illness to the International Space Station is under evaluation as NASA enacts tactics to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The first launch of NASA's back-to-the moon program has slipped into the second half of next year, but 2024 remains the target for the first crewed lunar landing since the Apollo days.
17-year-old high school student Wolf Cukier made a major discovery on the third day of his NASA internship, when he noticed the telltale signs of a distant planet orbiting two stars.
The Event Horizon Telescope captured the first picture of a black hole. How did Fortnite's black hole compare?
This week, NASA is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory, a sensitive spacecraft that has shown the world never-before-seen imagery of the sun.
One of NASA's great telescopes will go offline today (Jan. 30) after 16.5 years of observations that helped to paint a more complete picture of the universe.
This rare finding was made by "accident," according to the research team that found the super-outburst.
A high school junior found a distant planet that orbits two stars, one of just a dozen such worlds known to scientists.
A new 3D movie highlights the Crab Nebula, beginning with its location in the constellation Taurus and zooming in to show off its dynamic features.
Auroras and satellite function might be influenced by ''bubbles'' of plasma near the tail of Earth's magnetosphere.
Two cosmic love birds lit the way to the discovery of dark matter, and a new Hubble image features a behemoth galaxy that played a part in the groundbreaking finding.
Observations from NASA satellites show the effects the Australian wildfires are having across the land, the ocean and the air.
This month, Russian and European engineers confirmed the success of their "open-heart surgery" on the computer lifeline of the International Space Station.
The Robinsons are taking up their interstellar adventure where they left off: on the other side of a mysterious cosmic gateway that pulled them away from the spaceship Resolute.
"Help, Will Robinson," a special robot says at the end of the latest trailer for the second season of Netflix's "Lost in Space," which premieres tomorrow (Dec. 24).
Although it isn't Santa Claus, something red will shine in the night sky just below the moon days before Christmas.
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