The James Webb Space Telescope successfully watched a moving asteroid as the telescope inches toward the end of its commissioning period.
The eclipsed moon glows an eerie deep red color in a new photo of the total lunar eclipse that occurred earlier in May.
The near-Earth asteroid 7335 (1989 JA) will make a close approach to our planet on May 27, 2022, flying within about 2.5 million miles of Earth.
Dust particles produced by the largest comet outburst ever detected will be visible even to amateur ground-based telescopes this summer, a study found.
Nations that don't have their own satellites rely on other countries, and those that want to develop their own satellite infrastructure are running out of options as space fills up.
For the first time, researchers have mapped elusive gas clouds that are believed to hold clues about galactic evolution and star formation in the early days of the universe.
The United Nations Postal Administration is celebrating human achievement at the Red Planet with "Planet Mars," its latest release of postage stamps.
NASA's Lucy spacecraft, which is currently on its way to asteroids orbiting the sun at the same distance as Jupiter, watched the moon disappear during the total lunar eclipse on May 15.
The LHC's ALICE experiment detected a 'dead cone' in the aftermath of a proton-proton collision, paving the way for the direct measurement of the mass of a quark.
A new computer simulation suggests that dwarf planet Ceres may have been flung by the gravity of gas giant Jupiter into the asteroid belt during the volatile era of planet formation.
We may have heard the last from China's Zhurong for a while, after the solar-powered Mars rover entered a dormant state due to winter's cold and local sand and dust storms.
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Mars has almost no oxygen; it's only one-tenth of 1% of the air, not nearly enough for humans to survive.
Stars from colliding galaxies flow together in a newly upgraded image from NASA's venerable space telescope.
Scientists have a new, more accurate, measurement of the expansion of the universe thanks to observations by the Hubble Space Telescope.