New observations by the flying telescope SOFIA confirmed there is water on the illuminated surface of the moon.
A new image captured by NASA's Juno mission reveals features in Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere in the same colors a human observer would see.
The breathtaking images of distant nebulas captured by the James Webb Space Telescope that mesmerized the world in July have been turned into music through a technique called data sonification.
A sequence of videos compares the views of the spectacular Phantom Galaxy, also known as M74, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and its predecessor Hubble.
NASA's DART spacecraft is perfectly on track to smash into double asteroid Didymos as a new observation campaign confirmed orbital parameters of the space rock.
A new deep-learning technique allows scientists to peek inside the moon's permanently shadowed polar craters for the first time.
The Allen Telescope Array in California detected signal from the Voyager 1 probe, a NASA satellite launched 45 year ago that is currently speeding toward the outer edges of the solar system.
The James Webb Space Telescope has detected carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, ushering in a new era of research of worlds outside our solar system.
A new study explores what happens when blown-up dying red giant stars engulf planets in their vicinity.
A once-tiny spot on the sun's surface grew over the weekend to the size of Earth. It may end up launching some flares and solar eruptions our way.
The Artemis program may see the first European orbit the moon in 2025 and have European landers touch down on Earth's companion in early 2030s.
Debris from the most spectacular comet outburst ever is visible from Earth this month and astronomers hope the observations might shed light on the puzzling event that brightened up the sky in 2007.
British rocket startup Skyrora completed a static fire engine test of the second stage of its orbital rocket, paving the way for a debut launch in 2023.
NASA will unveil potential future landing sites for human return on the surface of the moon and you can watch the briefing on Space.com today (Aug. 19), or directly on the space agency's website.
A strong geomagnetic storm may hit Earth on Thursday (Aug. 18), triggering stunning aurora displays farther away from the polar regions than usual.
Ancient grains of dust that are older than the solar system itself have been found in samples from asteroid Ryugu brought to Earth by the Japanese Hayabusa2 spacecraft nearly two years ago.
The sun has spat out two clouds of plasma in the past two days, which might trigger beautiful aurora displays observable as far south as New York later this week.
Debris produced by the most spectacular comet outburst ever observed will be visible from Earth later this month even to amateur telescopes. Here is how to look for it.
Europe's unlucky first Martian rover ExoMars can still play a big role in answering the question whether there has ever been life on the Red Planet?
The James Webb Space Telescope peered through dust and gas to reveal star formation in a rare wheel-shaped galaxy that formed in a long-ago galactic crash.
The James Webb Space Telescope has caught a glimpse of the most distant star known in the universe, which had been announced by scientists using Webb's predecessor Hubble only a few months ago.
A weather forecasting satellite captured the devastating storm that dumped record-breaking amounts of rain on Kentucky last week, killing at least 28 people.
The peak shooting star season has arrived with six meteor showers expected to pepper Earth in the upcoming weeks as the planet hurtles through fields of cometary debris.