NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars has shaken loose the last two pebbles clogging its sampling system.
Stunning views of the aftermath of the Tonga volcano eruption have been snapped by astronauts at the International Space Station.
The full Wolf Moon rises tonight (Jan. 17) at 6:48 p.m. EST (1148 GMT), marking the first full moon of the New Year.
Astronomers have spotted three new exoplanets orbiting dangerously close to their parent stars, on the brink of extinction.
Stellar groupings orbiting the outskirts of the Milky Way shed new light on the elusive dark matter surrounding our galaxy.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has reached a major milestone: one billion seconds in the final frontier.
Orion's Flame Nebula rings in the New Year in a blazing new photo from the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
From the debut of new launch vehicles to missions to the moon, mars, asteroids and much more, a lot of exciting missions are expected to launch or arrive at their destination in 2022.
Comets heat up very quickly as they approach the sun, causing the icy bodies to glow green, but never in the tails trailing behind them. A new study may finally reveal why.
The astronauts launching with the first private crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS) next year have cleared all their medical evaluations.
Astronauts on the International Space Station shared a festive message for people on Earth as they prepare to spend the holidays in orbit.
Discovered nearly a year ago, Comet Leonard is on its final tour of Earth's neighborhood, lighting up the night sky for viewers this holiday season.
The discoverer of Comet Leonard has shared a few tips to help see the bright object in the night sky this month.
Skywatchers will have a chance to see Comet Leonard — the brightest comet of 2021 — near Venus in the evening sky tonight (Dec. 17).
Satellites operated by Maxar Technologies and Planet have captured striking views of the damage inflicted by last week's tornados.
The Geminid meteor shower will reach its peak tonight (Dec. 13), and you can watch the annual starry night display live online via NASA's Meteor Watch Facebook page.
The supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy periodically hiccups, burping a "mini-jet" out into space.
An extraordinary galactic jet ejected from a supermassive black hole boasts a corkscrew-like helical structure, new ground-based telescope views reveal.
NASA's Curiosity rover snapped a stunning new selfie surrounded by expansive, rocky terrain on Mars.
One of the largest comets ever discovered was active long before scientists had expected, according to NASA's industrious planet-hunting telescope.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning view of the Prawn Nebula floating through deep space.
The shredded remains of a stellar explosion glow bright red in a stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope.