The observatory's star navigation system and sun protective devices have presented with anomalies.
The Giant Magellan Telescope project just cast its seventh and final primary mirror segment, a huge milestone that keeps the scope on target to begin operations in the late 2020s.
The sun-kissing spacecraft watched as dust particles were displaced across 6 million miles (9.7 million kilometers).
As global warming continues to be exacerbated by human activity, scientists are setting out to map the distribution of Earth's greenhouse gas emissions.
Kombucha cultures riding on the ISS' exterior for 18 months proved resilient to the dangers of outer space.
The builders of star trackers need to test their tools before launching them aboard satellites. And that's where star simulators come in handy.
If this tech demonstration is successful, the system could one day allow astronauts to converse by laser.
An instrument aboard the mission’s Pragyan rover has found traces of sulfur within the lunar south pole’s soil.
Because oxygen takes up valuable weight aboard spacecraft, space mission planners are interested in the idea of creating oxygen right there on Mars with raw Martian materials.
NASA plans on testing an innovative new way to communicate with deep space probes, and step one depends on the success of the Psyche mission.
A new study uses terrestrial and Martian data to investigate how river paths change depending on environmental conditions.
By modeling meteorite collisions, scientists from Yale University may have finally solved the puzzle of why some space rocks have unexpected magnetic fields.
Hoping to combat our planet's rising temperatures, a scientist from the University of Hawaii explains a very futuristic way of shielding the Earth from sunlight.
Earthquakes may make their presence known through GPS measurements several hours before their main events.
Asteroid Day is an annual celebration of asteroid science, and a reminder of how important it is to study these potentially dangerous objects. Here's how you can celebrate this year.
The exploration community is still reeling from the announcement that the submersible Titan broke apart, resulting in the death of its five passengers.
May 24 marked the start of Observation Run 4, the latest gravitational-wave hunting effort of the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration. But only LIGO is fully operational at the moment.
Amazon has revealed three terminals that customers might use to link up with Project Kuiper, the company's planned satellite internet program.
Aurora hunters claim that, to look to the night sky in search of these beautiful displays, the dates around the equinoxes are the best.
Asteroid Launcher, a new web app that gives asteroid impact fanatics a shot at answering some of their questions on what an asteroid crash would be like.
The growing weaponization of space poses a threat to human spaceflight in multiple ways, experts warn.
Thanks to 26 teams of observers, spotting a star blink out showed that asteroid Polymele has a moon.
The moon's surface is pockmarked with hundreds of little pits, each about the size of a large building, and it may not be just the pits' size that would feel familiar to an astronaut.
If nuclear-powered spaceflight is ever realized, there will be a need for new types of robots to perform dangerous maintenance tasks.
The James Webb Space Telescope, also known as Webb or JWST, is a high-capability space observatory designed to revolutionize astronomy.