The James Webb Space Telescope has surprised scientists by unexpectedly detecting its first supernova, an explosion of a dying star.
Europe's planned Venus exploration mission will depend on a challenging aerobraking procedure to lower its orbit, which will test the thermal resiliency of its materials to the limits.
NASA's veteran Mars orbiter captured a stunning image of a Martian dune field that reveals intricate details that might help scientists learn more about weather patterns in the planet's past.
Powerful storms around the North Pole of Jupiter swirl in mesmerizing images captured by NASA's Juno probe during its close approach to the giant planet on July 5.
The European Space Agency's experimental moon satnav mission will fly a NASA-built instrument that will explore the shape and structure of Earth's celestial companion.
The heaviest neutron star ever detected is shredding its companion while spinning around its axis over 700 times per second.
Multiple satellites are monitoring a ferocious wildfire that erupted in the vicinity of California's famous Yosemite National Park and has devoured over 25 square miles of land within a day.
GOTO telescope will be the first to hunt for colliding black holes and neutron stars in a bid to find sources of gravitational waves.
Satellites and space debris objects in low Earth orbit could get lost for weeks if a major solar storm hit Earth, increasing the risk of collisions and rendering the space around Earth unsafe.
A new technique relying on the detection of faint radio signals might reveal the oldest stars that emerged amid thick hydrogen clouds in the ancient universe shortly after the Big Bang.
Solar wind is blowing from the sun with unusual intensity these days, and space weather forecasters think it might make polar lights brighter.
Smashed temperature records, wildfires and broiling soil are revealed in satellite data as Europe swelters in an extreme heatwave that is set to exacerbate a months-long drought.
Satellites reveal cloud-free views of Europe with parched land and out of control wildfires as record-breaking heatwave engulfs the continent.
A European satellite that has been scrambling to escape premature death in Earth's atmosphere due to bad space weather has narrowly avoided a collision with a random piece of space junk.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has collected its 10th sample as it continues searching for the most promising rocks that might harbor traces of life for a future mission to return to Earth.
A Vega C rocket lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Wednesday (July 13), carrying seven satellites to Earth orbit.
K2, the most pristine comet ever observed, makes a visit to Earth this week. Here is what scientists have learned about it since its surprising discovery.
The long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope's views of the cosmos have finally been released, mesmerizing experts, space nerds and members of the public alike.
The "most comprehensive studies" of the Higgs boson conducted to date reveal that the particle behaves as expected and could help unlock some of the greatest mysteries of physics.
Asteroid Bennu nearly swallowed the OSIRIS-REx probe when it touched down on the rock to collect a sample, revealing that the space rock's nature was much different than scientists had thought.
There is a layer of Earth's atmosphere that we know almost nothing about. NASA wants to change that.
An engineering image acquired during testing of one of James Webb Space Telescope's instruments reveals hundreds of distant galaxies in the deepest ever glimpse into the infrared universe.
Operators lost contact with the moon-bound CAPSTONE satellite yesterday (July 5) after initially completing a set of tasks following its separation from the rocket upper stage.
German engineers have tested a team of cute autonomous lunar robots on the volcanic moon-like slopes of Italy's Mount Etna.