When NASA's DART mission slams itself into an asteroid called Dimorphos, three different science spacecraft will be trying to watch the action.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990 and has taken some of the most stunning photographs of the universe around us.
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An intermediate spiral galaxy called NGC 1961 was photographed by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, revealing gorgeous spiral arms and glittering, blue regions of bright young stars.
Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, Hubble Space Telescope and recently retired Spitzer Space telescope, astronomers traced the timeline of a supernova explosion called SNR 0519.
The early universe experienced a rapid "baby boom" of star formation. Now clues collected from a stellar nursery in the Small Magellanic Cloud could hint at the conditions that caused it.
A new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope captures a dwarf irregular galaxy called NGC 1156, which boasts a unique structure unlike most other galaxies.
New observations from ALMA and Hubble show the after-effects of a galactic merger — a tremendous 'tail' of gas and stars extending from a massive early galaxy.
A sequence of videos compares the views of the spectacular Phantom Galaxy, also known as M74, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and its predecessor Hubble.
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope captures a star-studded cluster in the constellation Sagittarius.
Astronomers have long considered Betelgeuse a candidate for a long-overdue supernova within our galaxy. Yet the red supergiant appears to be recovering following a mysterious 2019 event.
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.
The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged globular cluster NGC 6638, located in the constellation Sagittarius.
The Hubble Space Telescope is seeing double in a new image of a distant galaxy called SGAS J143845+145407.
Multiple galaxies shine bright against the dark backdrop of space in a newly released Hubble Space Telescope image.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured a sparkling new view of a globular cluster called Terzan 2, located in the constellation Scorpio.
Bright turquoise plumes ripple through the Milky Way's companion galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, like waves in the ocean.
The newly released image was part of a 2006 survey to learn more about stellar populations in the galaxy.
A massive galaxy cluster shines in a new telescope image, distorting the view of more distant galaxies lying in the background.
NASA revisits a spectacular Hubble Space Telescope shot of the dwarf galaxy ESO 318-13 in this stunning photo.