NASA's 55-pound (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE cubesat launched toward the moon today (June 28), but it won't get there until Nov. 13.
Martian rock samples collected by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover show signs of key ingredients of life as we know it on Earth.
Astronomers have spotted a white dwarf that miraculously survived its own thermonuclear detonation, raising questions over how and why these stars create supernovas.
Join in for free Wednesday (June 29) as NASA celebrates the forthcoming end of commissioning for its $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope.
A new image from NASA's HIRISE camera reveals strange 'polygons' cracking open the surface of Mars. It's just a typical sign of spring, scientists say.
European astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti posing at the hatch between the International Space Station and the Cygnus cargo vehicle, which is expected to depart on Tuesday (June 28).
Rocket Lab will launch NASA's CAPSTONE cubesat to the moon from New Zealand atop an Electron booster, and you can watch it live online.
An exoplanet hunter and first-light detector on the James Webb Space Telescope is ready to do science, six months after the observatory launched to space.
A new video shows the crater-riddled surface of the solar system's smallest planet Mercury as captured during a super close flyby of the BepiColombo spacecraft.
Asteroid research and planetary defense is of great interest to scientists around the world, which is why June 30 marks international Asteroid Day.
The projected growth in the number of rocket launches will have a detrimental impact on Earth's climate and its protective ozone layer, a new study has found.
Reference Everything you need to know about the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's Big Bang-probing space observatory.
Next time the Event Horizon Telescope turns to study the monster black hole at the center of the Milky Way, it will have help from the James Webb Space Telescope.
We should be intrigued, but not too excited (yet). Any interesting signal has to go through a lot of tests to check whether it truly carries the signature of extraterrestrial technology.
Reference The Large Hadron Collider is the world's biggest particle accelerator. It's located at the European particle physics laboratory CERN, near Geneva, Switzerland.
NASA has called off plans to launch a small cubesat to the moon on Monday (June 27) to allow more time to check its Rocket Lab booster for flight.