Mysterious flares of X-rays from Jupiter's auroras suggest that the giant planet's "northern lights" may possess unexpected similarities with those of Earth, a new study finds.
Planet, which operates the world's largest fleet of Earth-observing satellites, announced Wednesday (July 7) that it will merge with a special purpose acquisition company.
Celebrations in Indiana and Kansas are marking the 60 years since Virgil "Gus" Grissom, the second U.S. astronaut, made the short hop into space.
Ingenuity spotted a heart-shaped track created when the Perseverance Mars rover took a slight detour, likely to investigate an interesting rock or patch of dirt.
Researchers found evidence of an elusive magneto-rotational hypernova explosion for the first time ever.
This month, two billionaires will take to the skies in a pair of historic suborbital spaceflights that mark a dramatic change in what it takes to become an astronaut.
Almost a decade after retiring from NASA, Michael López-Alegría is once again strapping in to launch to the final frontier.
On June 25, 2021, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a much-anticipated report on UFOs to Congress.
A cluster composed of thousands of stars may dissolve to become a mob of dozens of black holes in a billion years.
The landing site for China's complex Chang'e 5 moon sample and return mission now has a name: Statio Tianchuan.
Large telecommunication satellites used for TV broadcasting could be quickly and easily repurposed as anti-asteroid weapons according to European aerospace company Airbus.
We've been scouring the web for all the best Star Wars Prime Day gifts to give loved ones (including yourself of course).
After a 48-hour delay as a tropical storm traveled up the coast, a cargo Dragon capsule bid farewell to the International Space Station on Thursday (July 8).
China's new Chang'e 6 mission aims to bring to Earth a sample of lunar soil from one of the most fascinating areas on the far side of the moon by 2024.
Astronomer Wendy Freedman suggests that the latest observations of red giant stars could be closing the gap on the Hubble tension.
As the commercial race to suborbital space has heated up in the past few years, a tricky question has popped up again and again: Where does outer space begin?
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing pad drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You" has moved to California for West Coast launches.