The team behind NASA's Lucy asteroid mission is resuming work with the spacecraft to fully deploy and latch its second solar array after a recent successful Earth flyby.
Astronomers observed a major eruption from a volcanic comet flying through the solar system, likely spewing more than 1 million tons of debris into space.
A new image shows the exposed heart of a distant galaxy in stunning detail, demonstrating the promise of a recent addition to the Very Large Telescope.
The Landsat 9 satellite captured an eruption of the Semeru volcano on Indonesia's Java island on Sunday, Dec. 4.
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A new image of the closest star-forming nebula to Earth shows the effect massive stars have in transforming the region.
Hawaii's Mauna Loa erupts for the first time in decades, a meteorite contains two minerals new to science and a stellar bridge connects two galaxies. These are some of this week's top photos.
The Andromeda galaxy has a history of galactic "cannibalism," the James Webb Space Telescope beholds Saturn's moon Titan and Artemis 1 is officially coming back to Earth. These are some of this week's top stories.
Two major NASA missions that have launched in the past year are revealing a communications weakness in space.
A Martian megatsunami may have raced across the Red Planet after a cosmic impact similar to the one that likely ended Earth's age of dinosaurs, a new study finds.
A newly released photo from the Hubble Space Telescope captures a spectacular galaxy merger in progress.
A new interactive map of the cosmos allows users to journey from our galaxy to the most distant sources of light that existed just after the Big Bang.
Meteorites that fall to Earth are ancient time capsules, and scientists who merged two imaging techniques may be able to tell us if and how they brought water to Earth.
NASA's bold mission to explore Jupiter's icy moon is facing tight schedules getting instruments installed and ready for the planned 2024 launch.
A new video shows how a team of NASA and European Space Agency spacecraft plan to relay Martian rock samples to Earth.