This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann helped to shape a ground-breaking Earth-observation space mission that paved the way for the modern study of our planet's environment.
The BepiColombo spacecraft – a joint project by the European and Japanese space agencies – swung by its destination planet Mercury in the early hours of Oct. 2.
In the short time since NASA's Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021, it's already made history.
NASA has big plans to fight against climate change and its devastating global impacts with a new climate action plan the agency released on Thursday (Oct. 7).
The alien with the unpronounceable name will once again take human form for a side-splitting second season.
Filmmaker Ben Turner recalls the good fortune of being a "fly on the wall" for this thrilling NASA adventure.
China has rolled out a rocket to the pad to send three astronauts from the desert up to its new Tianhe space station core module, although the launch date remains a mystery.
Days after news broke that William Shatner would reach space with Blue Origin on Oct. 12, the "Star Trek" actor admitted that he's experiencing some pre-flight jitters.
Satellite images released by NASA's Earth Observatory show concentric rings of clouds forming above the erupting volcano on La Palma in the Canary Islands.
The annual Draconid meteor shower peaks tonight (Oct. 8), just after dusk, and the moon will be dim enough for skywatchers to catch a good view.
Between Saturday and Thursday evenings (Oct. 9 to Oct. 14), the moon will visit not one but three bright planets: Venus, Saturn and Jupiter.
The United States Mint has finalized the design of a new coin that when released next year will honor America's first woman to fly into space.