The world’s first satellite made partially of wood is set to launch to space later this year. It will test how well the sustainable material deals with the harsh environment of space.
China's Mars rover Zhurong used a tiny camera to snap a self portrait of itself with its lander on the Red Planet.
The "ring of fire" solar eclipse was observable from northern latitudes of Europe and America today, but clouds ruined the show for some.
A British company plans to build the world's largest swimming pool as part of a center that will house facilities for commercial astronaut training and the development of underwater robots.
Chemicals produced by re-entering megaconstellation satellites will likely alter the Earth’s upper atmosphere and damage the protective ozone layer.
The world's first commercial astronomy mission, Twinkle, is on track for launch in 2024, looking to give a boost to exoplanet research.
A galaxy considered by astronomers among the strangest in the known Universe has had its picture taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The UK will start issuing spaceflight licenses this summer, paving the way for rocket flights from British soil next year. Which spaceports and rocket builders will make it across the finish line?
From the western U.S. to India, millions of skywatchers got a special treat with this year's largest full moon as it arrived accompanied by the only total lunar eclipse of 2021.
Space junk removal company Astroscale hopes to start commercially removing dead satellites from orbit in the next three years.
Navigation satellites can promptly detect powerful earthquakes and help provide timelier alerts than traditional seismic sensor networks.
A constellation of navigation and telecommunication satellites could be orbiting the moon by 2030, according to plans just announced by the European Space Agency.
Neutron stars might be bigger than previously thought, a study inspired by recent measurements of lead atoms suggests.
A new geoengineering method using soot mixed with sunlight-reflecting particles that would rise into the stratosphere on their own creates new possibilities for geoengineering.
A concept of a sample-return mission to Saturn's moon Titan envisions using local lakes of hydrocarbons as a source of fuel to power the trip home.
The Milky Way galaxy glistens over the launchsite of Europe's new heavy-lift rocket in these stunning timelapse videos.
Technology development is on track for a European mission to demonstrate oxygen production from lunar soil in 2025.
An autonomous submarine set to revolutionize deep-sea exploration will test technology for future space missions to moons with hidden oceans.
The high-tech EDEN ISS Martian greenhouse in Antarctica has produced an abundant harvest of vegetables, proving the technology might be on track for deployment on the moon in the next decade.
A comparison of images captured in different wavelengths by the Hubble Space Telescope and a ground-based observatory in Hawaii helps shed light on how Jupiter's massive storms formed.
ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet shares space-tested cleaning tips as he prepares for a cleaning day on the International Space Station, where special surfaces help to keep microbes at bay.
The European Space Agency wants to launch an orbiting telescope to monitor small pieces of space debris only a few millimeters in size to reduce risk of damaging collisions.
NASA and SpaceX have delayed the return to Earth for four astronauts on the Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station until Sunday (May 2) due to bad weather.
An AI-driven space debris-dodging system could soon replace expert teams dealing with growing numbers of orbital collision threats in the increasingly cluttered near-Earth environment.