The launch of NASA's CAPSTONE moon mission has been delayed at least two additional days, to no earlier than Monday (June 27).
Mapping the Milky Way is a task similar in scope and size to the Human Genome Project. Here, we look at the journey of data collected by the Gaia telescope as it reveals the galaxy's secrets.
Planetary scientists have created a new, detailed map of the asteroid Psyche, providing a tantalizing preview of the target for a NASA mission set to launch later this year.
The Mercury-bound space probe BepiColombo has taken its second look at its target planet today during a superclose flyby designed to slow it down and adjust its trajectory.
Astronomers have peered into the center of the Milky Way and discovered what appears to be a miniature spiral galaxy, swirling around a single large star.
Sifting through data from the Very Large Array Sky Survey, scientists have observed an object that might be a "pulsar wind nebula."
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a white dwarf star devouring material from its own system, suggesting that water and other volatiles might be common in the outer reaches of planetary systems.
Some low-Earth-orbit satellites are falling to Earth 10 times faster since the sun started acting out last year.
A comet first spotted in the distance in 2017 might finally be within view soon of amateur astronomers.
A sunspot nearly triple the size of Earth is within firing range of our planet and may send out medium-class flares in the near future.
Alien life in the deep global ocean of a water world could receive its nutrients through a shell of high-pressure ice around the planet's core.
Four retired telescope missions are helping astronomers uncover new insights about how dust behaves in galaxies.
China plans to haul pristine Mars samples to Earth in 2031, two years earlier than NASA and the European Space Agency plan to do so, according to media reports.
The 4-meter-wide International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) at Devasthal Observatory in the central Himalayas comes online.
While astronomical facilities and instrumentation may still be intact, it's too unsafe to verify in person right now.
The James Webb Space Telescope is ready to start probing the cosmos. An astronomer on the team explains what it takes to get to this stage.
Reference Solar wind is composed of charged particles and the sun's magnetic field and is continually released from our star. Explore the phenomenon in more detail here.
Showing a sky full of stars, the globular cluster Terzan 9 glitters in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope.
Time becomes Buzz Lightyear's biggest enemy in the new Disney Pixar movie, Lightyear. Here we explore whether time travel is real or just the stuff of science fiction.