This is the last photo that the Israeli moon lander named "Beresheet" took before it crashed into the surface of the moon in a failed landing attempt last week.
Learn more about NASA's New Horizons mission, which performed history's first flyby of the Pluto system on July 14, 2015.
An ethereal track by Queen lead guitarist Brian May accompanies the awe-inspiring time-lapse view from NASA's New Horizons flyby of a distant solar system object.
The New Horizons spacecraft is speeding away from its recent flyby target, a distant icy space rock nicknamed Ultima Thule, but the view from Earth is only getting better.
The best-ever photos of Ultima Thule have made it down to Earth, and they heighten the intrigue about the frigid and faraway world.
The final photos that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped of Ultima Thule during the probe's epic Jan. 1 flyby reveal the distant object to be much flatter than scientists had thought.
Astronomers just found an asteroid that zips around the sun every 165 Earth days — the shortest year for any known asteroid.
If you don't like your local weather, perhaps you would prefer the atmosphere on Uranus or Neptune — and the Hubble Space Telescope has an update on each planet's current conditions.
Learn about planet Mars’ atmosphere, water supply and the possibility to support life, plus, findings from the Mars exploration rover mission.
'Oumuamua is long gone, but it's still leaving scientists guessing. A new explanation proposes that the strange object was a "monstrous fluffy dust aggregate" produced by a busted-up comet.
Pioneers 10 and 11, Voyagers 1 and 2, and New Horizons are the only spacecraft currently capable of leaving the solar system. Which one will be the next to go?
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has completed its first loop around the sun and entered the second of 24 planned orbits.
New Horizons' historic flyby of the KBO 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule, is revealing incredible insights about the birth of the solar system.
The far outer solar system is teeming with mountain-size space rocks left over from the long-ago planet-formation period, a new study suggests.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in December 2018.
See amazing images of the night sky and cosmos in Space.com's gallery of cosmic images posted in November 2018.