The future of satellite constellations and the fight to save the night sky are reaching a crucial tipping point.
New research suggests that a giant space rock impact may have created the Earth's most loyal companion much more rapidly than previously thought.
Astronomers have combined observation from the James Webb and Hubble space telescopes to get a better grasp of how interstellar dust obscures the view of distant galaxies.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon Crew Endurance capsule atop is clearing the launch pad in this photo taken during Crew-5's launch to the International Space Station.
Four of the first science-quality images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope have received a boost from X-ray vision.
Mars may be a freeze-dried planet now, but once, it was supposedly (almost) another Earth, with flowing water that froze into hulking mountains of ice.
NASA's Perseverance rover snagged its 13th rock sample recently, part of a collection that could come to Earth as early as 2033.
Three scientists who laid the groundwork for the understanding of the odd "entangling" behavior of quantum particles have received the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Airbus has been testing its Mars Sample Fetch rover in simulated Martian terrain in a quarry near London, hoping the technology will get a second chance on a future moon mission.
Satellites have revealed the scale of destruction wreaked by Hurricane Ian over Florida last week, but images also show glimpses of recovery where power has already been restored.
The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago, wiping out much of the planet's plant and animal life (most famously the dinosaurs), also triggered a worldwide tsunami with mile-high waves.
Earth's delicate balance of land and water might be a cosmic rarity, with a new model suggesting that most planets are landlocked desert worlds.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) may have finally reached the end of its operations after eight years spent orbiting the Red Planet.
A major solar flare that erupted from the sun on Sunday caused a widespread radio blackout that may have affected emergency responders dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
The NASA-USGS Landsat 9 satellite spotted an eruption at the Home Reef seamount in the Tonga Islands that produced a small island.
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.