A huge block of ice looks ready to break away from the Larsen C ice sheet in Antarctica - an event that could lead to a dangerously high sea level rise.
NASA detected space rocks that will be visible from Earth this early 2017. The other object is a comet and the other one is a rare cross between an asteroid and a comet.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) joined the bandwagon by sending their own version of the mannequin challenge. It is, of course, done in microgravity, which makes it more interesting.
After the New Year celebrations, stargazers can watch another firework in a form of a meteor shower. The latest shower that will peak on Jan. 3 comes from shattered comet from a non-existent constellation.
As per NASA, the comet called C/2016 U1 NEOWISE zoomed past the earth on December 31, and if weather permits, it will be visible through binoculars until January 14.
NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover captured an image of purple rocks on the surface of the red planet. Could it mean there was once microbial life on the red planet?
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.
NASA researchers appear to already have a lot of problems to face if they want astronauts to set foot on Mars. However, one of the biggest challenges is where these early "pioneers" will be sleeping.
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 mystery continues. Astronomers may have to think just a little bit harder to solve the mystery behind Boyajian's star.
While the verdict of the "impossible" engine is still to be finalized, China is claiming that they had created their own "successful" EM Drive and that they are currently testing it in in low-Earth orbit.
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.
A NASA scientists said a comet is capable of an "extinction-level" disaster and are more hazardous than asteroids. The surprising attributes of comets make them harder to detect and deflect.