Space germs will not piggyback on bits of Bennu that NASA's OSIRIS-REx delivers to Earth this Sunday. Here's why.
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
Astronauts and satellites tracked Hurricane Nigel from space as the storm made its way across the Atlantic Ocean.
A rocket carrying a Space Force surveillance satellite may have created a hole in the ionosphere as it shot into space. The launch was carried out with just 27 hours' notice, which is a new record.
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite recorded higher sea levels off California, indicating a marine heat wave.
On Saturday (Sept. 23) at 2:50 a.m. EDT (0650 GMT), autumn begins astronomically in the Northern Hemisphere, and spring starts in the South.
A two-peaked mountain in northeastern China is the site of the world's first confirmed mountaintop crater.
As global warming continues to be exacerbated by human activity, scientists are setting out to map the distribution of Earth's greenhouse gas emissions.
Humanity is slowly losing access to the night sky, and astronomers have invented a new term to describe the pain associated with this loss: 'noctalgia,' meaning 'sky grief.'
2023 summer was Earth's hottest since global record-keeping of temperatures began in 1880, NASA announced Thursday (Sept. 14).
Satellites observe Hurricane Lee swirl above the Atlantic Ocean as it makes its way toward the Canadian coast for a Saturday landfall.
Satellite measurements have revealed the extent of ground movement caused by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Morocco last week, killing nearly 3,000 people.
Satellite images reveal the scale of destruction wrought by medicane Daniel on Libya, where temporary lakes and river systems sprang up across the desert landscape.
Satellites watched as a rare Mediterranean hurricane, or "medicane," named Daniel swirled above the Sahara Desert, bringing catastrophic flooding to Libya.
Storm chasers with the Air Force Reserve's Hurricane Hunters caught terrifying footage from inside the eye of Hurricane Lee on Sept. 8, showing the storm brimming with lightning.
Watch ferocious hurricanes Jova and Lee spring up above the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean through the eyes of satellites.
Forecasters are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Lee, which they predict could soon become a full-blown hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.