NASA's Lucy spacecraft, which is currently on its way to asteroids orbiting the sun at the same distance as Jupiter, watched the moon disappear during the total lunar eclipse on May 15.
A new computer simulation suggests that dwarf planet Ceres may have been flung by the gravity of gas giant Jupiter into the asteroid belt during the volatile era of planet formation.
The strange door-like feature discovered in a martian cliff earlier this month is perfectly natural but provides a "doorway into the past", said NASA.
Satellite antennas can be 3D-printed in space with the help of sunlight using a new patented technique that promises to do away with clunky satellite parts that take up space in a rocket.
A new record-breaking set of images of the sun captured by the Solar Orbiter probe during its close pass of the star in March reveals a plethora of never-before-seen details.
U.K. rocket start-up Skyrora claims that Europe's largest-ever rocket launch is being held up by bureaucratic obstacles in Iceland's spaceflight licensing process.
Astronauts at the International Space Station enjoyed stunning views of the lunar eclipse on the night of May 15.
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcanic eruption in January triggered stronger-than-hurricane winds in the highest layer of Earth's atmosphere, above the edge of space.
The first total lunar eclipse of 2022 has arrived! Here is what you can expect as you enjoy the celestial show.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Reinhard Genzel talks to Space.com about outstanding questions about the black hole at the center of our galaxy that scientists want to answer.
U.K. rocket firm Orbex has unveiled a prototype of its environmentally friendly Prime micro-launcher as it prepares for a debut launch in just a few months.
The U.K. is getting serious about beaming solar power from space and thinks it could have a demonstrator in orbit by 2035.
A magnitude 5 quake shook the surface of Mars on May 4, the strongest temblor ever detected not only on Mars but on any planet besides Earth.
Space balloon start-up World View has signed up 1,000 customers for trips near the edge of space beginning in 2024.
Space cleanup company Astroscale nearly succeeded at catching a simulated piece of space junk but was forced to suspend the demonstration due to a technical anomaly.
Despite the increasing focus on climate change and its disastrous effects on weather patterns, a recent study has found that the worst heat waves in known history actually took place decades ago.
The European ExoMars rover is unlikely to launch before 2028 as the European Space Agency is replacing its Russian-built landing platform due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Using the sun's gravitational field as a giant magnifying glass could enable astronomers to observe distant exoplanets in a much greater detail than is currently possible.
Engineers are currently testing a device that will make GPS navigation work on the moon in the U.K. ahead of a 2024 launch of a demonstration mission.
Tune into a Virtual Telescope Project livestream to watch live as Jupiter and Venus meet in the night sky.
Some of the water deposits that scientists believe exist on the moon may have an unexpected source — the atmosphere of our Earth.
The last man to have set foot on the moon watched today as Crew-4 blasted off to the International Space Station atop SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.
An analysis of hundreds of hours of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope revealed what makes some exoplanets incredibly hot.