The Milky Way's warped shape probably is due to a long-running collision with a smaller galaxy. But which galaxy this might be is a mystery.
As we all search for things to do while stuck in our homes, know that Disney Plus has many, many hours of content for space nerds to enjoy.
U.S. fears that China could set up a moon base for spying do not line up with the country's statements about its space program, according to security experts.
NASA is asking the public to help them explore "hell," as the agency terms it — the roasting surface of the planet Venus.
2022 is going to be big for science at NASA, with science missions observing Earth, the universe and everything in between.
Astronauts are experts on social isolation and quarantines. Here are their tips for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Even as Earth is in turmoil, NASA continues to share amazing pictures from across the solar system — allowing us to (virtually) travel far while staying in place.
Could Mercury's close orbit to the sun help the planet generate ice? This sounds like a paradox, but a new study shows how it could happen.
A successful firing test shows that Europe's lightweight Vega launcher is well on its way to cheaper and more efficient launches in 2025, officials say.
If the coronavirus pandemic has you stuck at home and yearning for some space exploration, here are some free space projects and activities to keep you occupied.
NASA's forthcoming moon rocket program is so costly that the agency will need to let Congress know of budgetary overruns while reviewing the program, NASA's inspector general said.
While NASA has big plans to return humans to the moon in 2024, the agency is also thinking small by working to support the development of tiny robots and satellites.
Several videos from Blue Origin show progress in the design of its latest rocket, New Glenn, as the company ramps up for the first launch next year.
New satellite images show Iranian authorities digging large numbers of graves in the Qom area, which media reports say is due to the growing numbers of coronavirus victims in the country.
If NASA astronauts land on the moon as planned in 2024, they'll have an advantage their Apollo predecessors lacked: insights gathered by tiny robotic spacecraft that visit the moon before them.
Space Symposium, one of the biggest space industry conferences in the world that brings thousands to Colorado Springs every year, has been postponed indefinitely over coronavirus concerns.
The Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF), which normally brings thousands of people to New York every year, will switch to a virtual-only meeting in April due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system is almost finished, thanks to the launch of a new satellite this week.
Freeman Dyson may be gone, but his famous alien-hunting idea will likely persist far into the future.
Space startup Rocket Lab has planned a ride-share mission for its 12th launch, colorfully named "Don't Stop Me Now" after a 1978 Queen song.
Astronomers have finally found something they have spent decades searching for: a teardrop-shaped star that pulsates on only one side.
Performer Lindsey Stirling made an (almost)-out-of-this-world performance within view of the launch pad that could send people to the moon in 2024.