Japan's asteroid-exploring spacecraft has practiced its last task before heading home — and it made a nifty image as well.
China's lunar exploration program has released images that give us a glimpse of the mysterious material discovered on the far side of the moon.
On Friday (Sept. 20), students around the world will walk out of their classrooms and gather in coordinated protests to highlight the global crisis created by climate change.
Even as its orbiter settles into work, India's hopes of resurrecting its moon lander are quickly evaporating as the country marks two weeks from its attempt to softly touch down on the lunar surface.
City lights around the Nile River and its delta sparkle by night in this stunning view from the International Space Station.
Consider the possibility that an asteroid may have transformed the picture of life on Earth — but forget the dinosaurs and the massive crater, and rewind an extra 400 million years.
By 2024, NASA plans to land the next two people on the moon, including the first woman who will ever walk on the lunar surface.
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has reportedly failed to spot India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander, which apparently crashed during its Sept. 6 touchdown attempt.
Today (Sept. 18) a unique airborne space observatory will perform its first scientific flight over Europe.
A new study suggests that Enceladus' geysers act as a 'snow-cannon,' making nearby moons snowy and reflective.
Don't panic, this isn't a massive hole on Jupiter. All is well on our largest neighbor; NASA's Juno spacecraft just managed to spot the shadow of its moon Io passing over its marbled clouds.
Despite the fact that humans landed on the moon many times during the Apollo missions half a century ago, doing so remains a tough business.
Beyond the border of our Milky Way lies a fascinating satellite galaxy that takes center stage in new imagery.
Rippling, dark-flecked sand dunes near Mars' north pole look like melting chocolate-chip ice cream in an image captured by the European-Russian Trace Gas Orbiter.
Astronomers have discovered the most massive example yet of the dead stars known as neutron stars, one almost too massive to exist, a new study finds.
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