A "potentially hazardous" asteroid the size of a blue whale is set to zip past Earth on Friday (Aug. 12).
Perseverance Mars rover is gathering up samples of Martian rock and soil that could help tease out an answer concerning past life on Mars.
The Event Horizon Telescope has imaged the powerful near-light-speed jet of a blazar, and found it to be twisted.
NASA astronauts test a prototype spacesuit for lunar exploration at the agency's Kennedy Space Center.
On Sunday night (August 14th), Saturn arrives at opposition, when it lies on the opposite side of the sky from the sun.
Scientists using a powerful telescope array spotted gas and a possible young exoplanet in a cloud of gas and dust surrounding a distant star.
Astronomers are planning a fishing trip to land an extraterrestrial interloper on Earth: a small meteorite from another star system that crashed into the Pacific Ocean in January 2014.
A group of engineers was tasked with designing a space telescope that would change the way we see our universe. Just one problem: much of the technology they would need didn't exist.
Astronomers have spotted the initial stages of a clash and merger between two spiral galaxies using the Gemini North telescope, offers a glimpse at the fate of our galaxy.
A politician who helped save the Hubble Space Telescope has now donated her space souvenirs to the operations center that runs the observatory, the Space Telescope Science Institute.
For planetary scientist Alan Stern, witnessing the 20th century deep sea sarcophagus that is the Titanic serves up analogies to spaceflight.
New research suggests a way for black holes to merge quickly: They must be caught in the accretion disk of a supermassive companion.
NOAA reported that a "moderate" solar storm struck Earth over the weekend, and another once could hit today.
Earth was zapped by a solar storm on Sunday (Aug. 7) and the activity generated enormous auroras, or northern lights, across a swath of the planet.
More than 25%of the stardust in our planetary system may have been seeded there when supergiant stars exploded.
The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged globular cluster NGC 6638, located in the constellation Sagittarius.
If a distant solar system is millions of light years away and so we see it as it was millions of years ago, how can we see what it looks like now? Parul, aged 13, Sri Ganganagar, India
The European Space Agency is considering ways to redesign a major X-ray space telescope after a number of ESA member states have backed out of the project.
A new device attached to the International Space Station provided first measurements of mineral dust on Earth, aiming to understand its effects on climate change.