NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity has performed its shortest flight ever, the first after a major software update that will allow the chopper to land more safely and navigate over rugged terrain.
NASA has released a video taken by a camera on board the Space Launch System moon rocket showing the fiery separation of the rocket's two strap-on boosters shortly after lift-off.
European Space Agency member states approved a record-breaking nearly 17 billion Euro budget that will help cover the cost of rebuilding the landing platform of the beleaguered ExoMars rover.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced a new astronaut class with two women in the lineup and an amputee paralympic sprinter who is a trauma surgeon.
The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed an exoplanet's atmosphere in unprecedented detail, allowing scientists to understand the planet's past and test methods for detecting alien life.
A small space rock was discovered on Saturday (Nov. 19) just a few hours before hitting Earth's atmosphere and landing in Canada's Lake Ontario.
A "charger" rover that could supply power to robots exploring shaded craters on the moon's south pole will join expanding lunar infrastructure by 2025.
A U.K. spaceport that will host the first-ever Virgin Orbit launch from non-American soil has received a license from the U.K. national regulator.
A British astronomer who went missing while visiting the European Southern Observatory's La Silla site in Chile was found dead after nearly two months of searching.
A meteorite that lit up the sky above an English village last year is almost as pristine as samples collected by space probes and contains the "right" kind of hydrogen to explain water on Earth.
SpaceX's loss of 40 Starlink satellites in February was preceded by the company using an inaccurate space weather forecasting model to decide to launch following a geomagnetic storm warning.
European aerospace giant Airbus demonstrated how solar power could be beamed from space in a new experiment.
NASA's moon-bound Orion space capsule fired its main engine for the first time about 8 hours after the launch of the Artemis 1 mission to adjust its trajectory and check out the system.
The Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft is on its way to the moon and already sharing photos from its historic trip that will pave the way for humankind's return to Earth's natural satellite.
NASA's Space Launch System moon rocket is standing on a launch pad (again) ready for its debut flight, and if you can't make it there in person, you can experience it with Space.com's Brett Tingley.
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft watched an odd snake-like filament crawl across the sun's surface just before a massive plasma eruption.
The Nord Stream natural gas pipeline leak may not cause a noticeable warming of the climate but still "damage to infrastructure such as this should be avoided," scientists say.
The world will warm beyond the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold set out to avoid the worst consequences of climate change but can cool back down if timely action is taken, scientists say.
Greenland's largest ice sheet is thawing at a much higher rate than expected, a new study has revealed, suggesting it will add six times more water to rising sea levels than previously thought.
In the depths of an Alpine mountain range, a researcher is searching for life that might look just like that on other planets.
The James Webb Space Telescope's supercold camera MIRI is back in full science mode after a technical problem on its grating wheel forced scientists to halt some observations.
Scientists have sent a batch of seeds to the International Space Station to create new strains of agricultural plants resistant to climate change.
Planets and stars are almost like parents and children, a new study suggests: The smaller bodies keep the larger ones active, helping them stay young for longer.
Astronomers have confirmed that a suspicious space rock that hit Earth in 2014 came from another star system, predating the famous interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua by three years.
A unique observatory buried in pristine Antarctic ice detected a stream of elusive neutrino particles streaming from the center of a distant galaxy obscured with dust.