The NASA-USGS Landsat 9 satellite spotted an eruption at the Home Reef seamount in the Tonga Islands that produced a small island.
On Oct. 3, 1942, Germany did the first-ever successful test launch of a ballistic missile. Here's how it happened On This Day In Space!
A new understanding inspired by string theory shows that our universe may be more stable than we previously thought.
In 2019, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft collected samples from the asteroid Ryugu. Now, an analysis of these fragments has revealed Ryugu's history.
Astronomers now routinely discover planets orbiting stars outside of the solar system — they're called exoplanets.
Skywatchers can see the moon half illuminated by the sun at the start of October during the closest first quarter moon of 2022.
The underground ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus may contain significant amounts of phosphorus, which is vital for life as we know it.
The crewmembers of SpaceX's Crew-5 astronaut mission for NASA made it to Kennedy Space Center in Florida Saturday (Oct. 1), a few days later than originally planned due to Hurricane Ian.
An astrophotographer takes an epic composite image of Jupiter, NASA slams a spacecraft into an asteroid, and Hurricane Ian is monitored from space. These are some of this week's top stories.
NASA slams into an asteroid, astronomers analyze ancient mega-supernovas and an astronaut watches Hurricane Ian from space. These are some of this week's top stories.
On today's This Week in Space, space venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson joins us to discuss SpaceX, investing in NewSpace and the future.
Fingers crossed that "Andor" on Disney Plus will make other major studios realize that clever is cool, be it "Star Wars" or not.
Celebrate "International Observe the Moon Night" 2022 on Saturday (Oct. 1) virtually with livestreams or in person at an event near you.
At the end of October and before Halloween the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun creating a partial solar eclipse, making the sun appear like a massive bite has been taken from it.
Newly discovered records of solar eclipses seen in the Eastern Mediterranean reveal how Earth's motion has evolved.
Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket aced a test flight today (Oct. 1), successfully delivering satellites to Earth orbit for the first time.