NASA moves forward with Asteroid Redirect Mission by testing its robotic capture system prototype with a mock asteroid boulder.
Scientists have released the first-ever global maps of human carbon dioxide emissions taken from satellite observations.
Planets, moons and meteor showers will grace the night skies this November. Here’s a guide to astronomical events this month.
Scientists are looking at data from NASA’s GRAIL mission to know more about one of the moon’s biggest impact craters.
SpaceX's Elon Musk has been straightforward with his plans about taking humans to Mars in 2025 -- earlier than NASA's "Journey to Mars" scheduled in 2030. But NASA is not racing against the private space company.
China’s giant radio telescope is joining the search for alien life in the mysterious flickering star known as Tabby’s Star.
A team of scientists has come up with a new model of the origin of Saturn’s rings. The new theory, which is based on computer simulations, also explains why Saturn’s rings are different from those of Uranus.
Europe’s Mars lander had crashed on Mars and left a crater on the planet’s surface. Scientists are looking at possibilities that this giant dent could be used for scientific studies.
Scientists found that a large metallic asteroid called 16 Psyche may contain water on its surface, with data from NASA’s Infrared Telescope Facility.
Two of the world’s most powerful telescopes – the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope - will work together to showcase 3D images and movies of planets, comets, and other space objects for the first time.
SpaceX had zeroed in on the cause of the Falcon 9’s catastrophic explosion on its launch pad about two months ago and is hoping to return to flight before the year ends.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has successfully sent all of the data gathered during its flyby of Pluto in July 2015.
Three astronauts have successfully landed their Soyuz spacecraft on Earth after a 115-day mission on the International Space Station.
A satellite-imaging startup called Planet aims to make global change transparent by photographing the Earth daily and making the images available to the public.