A German X-ray mission is mapping the distribution of black holes and neutron stars in the Universe, having discovered over two million such new objects in less than two years since its launch.
Scientists worry that growing numbers of rocket flights and the arrival of space tourism could harm Earth's atmosphere and contribute to climate change.
A British astrophotographer captured a stunning view of the Nauka science module, just hours after its launch into orbit on Wednesday (July 21).
The European/Russian Trace Gas Orbiter found no signs of gases related to the existence of life in the atmosphere of Mars, according to three recently published studies.
Russia has launched its decades delayed Nauka module to the International Space Station, which will represent the largest addition to Russia’s segment of the orbital outpost in years.
New images obtained by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) reveal a powerful jet ejected from a supermassive black hole in unprecedented detail.
U.K. rocket start-up Skyrora wants to collect the remains of the iconic British satellite Prospero from low Earth orbit and bring it to Earth to be displayed in a museum.
NASA has released new visualisations of the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon Charon to commemorate the first-ever up close exploration of the distant worlds.
Asteroids as big as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, or even bigger, used to strike ancient Earth ten times more often than previously believed, according to a new study.
A new batch of images from the recent Ingenuity flight is helping NASA scientists to refine science goals for the Perseverance rover as it searches for signs of life on the Red Planet.
Australian start-up Spiral Blue has launched two computers on small satellites to test in-orbit processing of Earth-observation images in hopes of making insights from space more accessible.
Large telecommunication satellites used for TV broadcasting could be quickly and easily repurposed as anti-asteroid weapons according to European aerospace company Airbus.
NASA and SpaceX have delayed the departure of the SpaceX CRS-22 Dragon cargo ship from the International Space Station as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches Florida.
A new robotic arm built by the European Space Agency will fly to the International Space Station to service its Russian segment.
One of the main parachutes of the European ExoMars rover has suffered damage during the latest high altitude drop test, which took place a little over a year before the mission's scheduled launch.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has learned about the benefits of satellite data in the battle against climate change during a visit to the Glasgow facilities of Earth observation company Spire.
The Russian Progress MS-17 cargo ship, which launched toward the International Space Station on Tuesday (June 29), will come dangerously close to a Starlink satellite and a Falcon 9 rocket fragment.
Construction of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory, the largest radio telescope ever built, will start on July 1 after nearly 30 years of preparations.
The International Space Station was photographed crossing the disk of the sun just as astronauts Thomas Pesquet and Shane Kimbrough worked outside to install the second Roll-Out Solar Array.
Life in the clouds of Venus is impossible due to the extremely low amount of water despite last year's findings suggesting the presence of organic material.
Conditions for the emergence of more complex forms of life as we know it on Earth on exoplanets orbiting stars in the Milky Way seem to be rare, a new study has found.
Planet Earth is now trapping twice as much heat as it did 14 years ago, according to findings of a new study, which raise concerns about the possible acceleration of climate change.
The European Space Agency has received a record number of applications for its recently closed call for new astronauts with more than 22,000 people applying.
U.K. startup Arqit expects to launch a worldwide service for sharing unbreakable quantum-encrypted messages using satellites in 2023.
New spacecraft sustainability rating will evaluate satellite missions based on responsible design with respect to protecting the orbital environment from the proliferation of space debris.