A Japanese spacecraft studying the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu beamed home new data revealing that the space rock has less water than scientists expected.
A new image from the European Southern Observatory captures a cosmic bat tucked away in one of the darkest corners of the Orion constellation.
A new featurette for the highly anticipated "Captain Marvel" offers a behind-the-scenes look at how the visual effects were crafted for IMAX screens.
Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures found in the universe — and apparently they sound pretty spooky, too.
The aftermath of a massive stellar explosion turns out to be much dustier than scientists expected, recent NASA observations reveal.
Architectural students working with the European Space Agency have created a new concept for a sustainable lunar habitat.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning new view of a spiral galaxy that wandered too close to the massive Coma galaxy cluster and is being stripped of its gas.
The first privately-developed lunar spacecraft has arrived in Florida in preparation for its launch next month.
Citizen scientists unveiled a distant exoplanet that is believed to be roughly twice the size of Earth and located within its star's habitable zone.
The space tourism firm XCOR Aerospace Inc. filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and now many ticket holders are left wondering if they'll ever get a refund.
The first-ever private moon mission is expected to launch in February 2019, and it will carry some extra-special Israeli cargo to the lunar surface.
NASA has serious plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2028, and the agency is looking for help from U.S. companies to develop technology to accomplish this feat.
A comet is set to pass close to Earth this weekend, providing a treat for skywatchers — and for astronomers hoping to learn more about the building blocks of the early solar system.
NASA released a stunning new comparison photo to celebrate the anniversary of the first astronaut mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope's blurry vision, 25 years ago.
NASA's Kepler space telescope captured the light of a stellar explosion that occurred about 170 million years ago.
One of seven planets orbiting a small star, TRAPPIST-1, may be capable of supporting life as we know it on Earth, new climate models suggest.
The discovery of wobbling "hotspots" circling the drain of a massive black hole offers exciting new evidence for the behemoth that lies at our galaxy's center.
Radio waves from our Milky Way galaxy are reflected across the surface of the moon in a stunning new image.
The second orbital flight of India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mk III) lifted off Wednesday (Nov. 14), setting the stage for a robotic lunar mission in January.
Astronomers have for the first time observed clumps of gas orbiting dangerously close to the giant black hole that lies at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy.
Space exploration is constantly fueled by mankind's desire to reach further and learn more about the cosmos.
Scientists have ruled out black holes as a possible source for most of the elusive dark matter scattered throughout much of the universe.