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.
The second of the four cutting-edge instruments on the James Webb Space Telescope is ready to perform science ahead of the awaited release of first full-quality images on July 12.
SpaceX's Starlink satellites are providing data to NOAA to help improve space weather forecasts as spacecraft operators struggle with unexpected effects of frequent solar eruptions.
Astronomers have finally ruled out that one of the highest-risk asteroids seen in years will hit Earth in 2052.
Study reveals why mysterious gamma-ray bursts appear to blink and suggests that these mysterious phenomena might be much rarer than astronomers thought.
The sun is acting out, and solar weather forecasters are baffled. But one scientist might know what's going on.
A new video shows the crater-riddled surface of the solar system's smallest planet Mercury as captured during a super close flyby of the BepiColombo spacecraft.
The projected growth in the number of rocket launches will have a detrimental impact on Earth's climate and its protective ozone layer, a new study has found.
Mapping the Milky Way is a task similar in scope and size to the Human Genome Project. Here, we look at the journey of data collected by the Gaia telescope as it reveals the galaxy's secrets.
The Mercury-bound space probe BepiColombo has taken its second look at its target planet today during a superclose flyby designed to slow it down and adjust its trajectory.
Some low-Earth-orbit satellites are falling to Earth 10 times faster since the sun started acting out last year.
CERN will cease all cooperation with Russia and Belarus in 2024 in response to Russia's ongoing aggression against Ukraine.
Telescopes watch as a comet disintegrates near the sun, gathering data that might help explain why some comets seem to disappear.