Scientists are studying Earth-borne and meteorite-extracted amino acids to identify building blocks of life. Once identified they may be able to recreate a condition where extraterrestrial life could thrive.
The NASA astronaut smashes a significant record, earning a phonecall from the President in the process.
A newly discovered super-Earth has its own atmosphere and can hold water in all different phases.
Social media and citizen astronomers played a big part in the recognition of Steve.
An exploding star gets split into four images due to a passing galaxy.
The beginning of the end of the great Cassini.
Before Cassini starts its finale death dive towards Saturn's rings, it managed to capture the planet Earth and the moon in between Saturn's rings. The Grand finale will mark the end of Cassini's mission.
China just launched an unmanned cargo spacecraft. The spacecraft docked with the country's Tiangong-2 space lab.
President Donald Trump will congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson via an out-of-this-world phone call. Whitson is the oldest female astronaut to reach the ISS and she became an ISS commander twice.
Two astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Soyuz rocket. The two astronauts will join Expedition 51 crew members on board.
Yurchikin and Fischer will return to Earth on June 2 after a 135-day mission, and filling the third seat of their flight is astronaut Whitson. Soyuz MS-04 is the 50th Soyuz spacecraft launched to the ISS.
ESO said there's a newly discovered exoplanet in a habitable zone considered to be the best candidate in the search for life. Scientists believe that it is even more promising compared to TRAPPIST-1.
Wind blast and pressure shock waves are the most deadly effects of asteroid strikes, accounting for more than 60 percent of lives lost.
An astronaut in a former solo mission to space created a secret treasure map that he believed would lead to millions. After his death, the revelation of the map prompted treasure hunting in the Carribean.