The Very Large Telescope in Chile managed to track an extremely faint asteroid to help rule out its projected collision with Earth.
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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We finally have hints of what the first operational images will be from NASA's brand-new deep-space observatory.
Join in for free Wednesday (June 29) as NASA celebrates the forthcoming end of commissioning for its $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope.
NASA's 55-pound (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE cubesat launched toward the moon today (June 28), but it won't get there until Nov. 13.
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.
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.
NASA officials have declared the Artemis 1 moon rocket's most recent "wet dress rehearsal" a success and are hopeful the mission can get off the ground as soon as late August.
NASA's Psyche asteroid mission is facing an uncertain future after software testing issues forced an extended launch delay expected to last at least until July 2023.
As it turns out, attempting to sell moon dust that was extracted from the stomachs of cockroaches does indeed bug NASA. So much so, that the space agency requested RR Auction halt its sale.
The most recent Artemis 1 "wet dress rehearsal" wasn't perfect, but it was good enough to keep the NASA moon mission on course for liftoff a few months from now.
The launch of NASA's CAPSTONE moon mission has been delayed at least two additional days, to no earlier than Monday (June 27).
After half a year of commissioning in space, the James Webb Space Telescope will release its first science images in July. Here's how you can tune in to the historic event for free.
NASA officials are pleased with Artemis 1's performance during its recent "wet dress rehearsal" but need more time to determine its readiness for launch.
Less than a month after "Apollo 13" opened, President Bill Clinton met with Jim Lovell to present one of the highest awards an astronaut can receive: the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.
NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission completed a crucial preflight milestone today (June 20), wrapping up a two-day set of tests known as a wet dress rehearsal.