NASA released a list of its favorite images from 2016. With the uncertainty that the new administration is bringing, looking back at the successful missions of 2016 brings hope to NASA scientists and the public alike.
A famous astronomer made the discovery of the spiral galaxy in the Hunting Dog constellation two centuries ago. But it was only today that the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope chased down the galaxy to reveal more information about it.
The crew aboard the International Space Station are also celebrating the holidays in microgravity. They even sent a video from the ISS to Earth to commemorate the event.
tA festive glowing red nebula was spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope. The nebulas glow could be attributed to heated hydrogen according to experts.
Mission controllers from the European Space Agency are now preparing ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter for its mission finale: dipping into the Red Planet’s atmosphere to reach its final orbit.
Scientists from the University of Leeds and Technical University of Denmark discovered what appears to be jet stream moving at more than 40 kilometers per year within the Earth's molten core under 3,000 kilometers of rock.
ESA' Rosetta comet hunter mission officially ended last Sept. 30. The agency recently released the final data collected by the spacecraft including photos of the comet during Rosetta's descent.
After taking off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan last Friday, Dec. 9, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori H-II Transfer Vehicle-6 (HTV-6) arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday, Dec. 13.
A new study suggests that Mars was once wetter and warmer based on studying the images taken by ESA's Mars Express and NASA's MRO.
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) has captured photographs of Mars’ largest moon Phobos as part of the second set of its science instruments test during its arrival on the Red Planet.
The rover will have a 2-meter drill designed to dig and find signs of ancient life underground.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) CryoSat satellite found that the growth of Arctic sea ice is lower than expected – the lowest volume of any November.
A NASA radio aboard Europe’s Mars orbiter has aced its first relay test. Data was transmitted to the radio from NASA’s Opportunity and Curiosity rovers and was successfully relayed to Earth.
In the case of the latest science fiction films where extraterrestrials battle it out with humans in outer space, it is likely the same could happen in the future. However, rather than a space war with aliens, it could happen between countries namely the United States, Russia, and China.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has finally figured out what had caused the Schiaparelli Mars lander to crash on the red planet’s surface. Before the landers’ unlikely demise, scientists involved in the mission were able to recover data from the lander.