Thee asteroid Apophis will not cause any impact on Earth when it passes in 2036, says NASA.
The European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory has captured images of asteroid Apophis as it approached Earth this past weekend.
Astronomers have discovered a large asteroid belt around the star Vega, which is the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere.
Exposure to cosmic radiation during deep space missions to places like Mars can affect the astronaut's brain and accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's disease, suggests a new study.
Astronomers have discovered a new comet that will pass near the sun at the end of next year.
The existence of alien life could be detected in the next 12 years using the world's largest telescope, claims a UFO expert.
Astronomers have discovered that a sun-like star closest to Earth may be hosting five planets, including one located within the habitable zone of the star.
A scientist suggests that a microbe may have caused the Permian extinction, which killed 90 percent of the Earth's species around 251 million years ago.
The U.S. Air Force successfully launched a secret mini-shuttle into space from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
Three members of the Expedition 33 crew aboard the international space station landed safely on the steppe of Kazakhstan Sunday.
SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California in Mexico.
European astronomers have found a planet, with mass similar to Earth, orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system.