The New Horizons spacecraft is now out of hibernation mode and getting prepped for another historic flyby. This time, the target is Ultima Thule, an object that's about a billion miles away from Pluto.
A bright fireball lit up the sky in Botswana, Africa. It is the result of an asteroid impact that astronomers detected just hours before it collided with Earth.
An international team of experts believes they know how dunes on Pluto have formed. Here are the details
Mystery solved? Scientists discovered the smallest black hole ever recorded, reportedly the product of an extraordinary collision of two neutron stars that lit up the skies in 2017.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015. In the same mission, there were images captured of windswept dunes on the dwarf planet's surface.
Time travel is already possible, scientists say, and there's no need for complicated time travel machines or trips through black holes — a large rocket does the trick.
Alan Bean, the fourth person ever to walk on the moon, passed away on Saturday, May 26 following a two-week illness. The spaceman and artist left behind an incredible legacy in NASA and beyond.
A NASA photographer's camera melted in a sudden bushfire at the SpaceX rocket launch. Amazingly, the camera managed to capture a series of images that showed exactly how it met its end.
NASA got back on drill duty as the Curiosity drill resumes operations on Mars. Scientists used a new percussive technique that allowed the team to collect its first drill sample since 2016.
It happens to the best of us. A NASA astronaut realizes he forgot one very important piece of his GoPro as he embarks on his spacewalk for Expedition 55.
A newly discovered cosmic object has a peculiar tilted orbit that could only be explained by the presence of the elusive Planet Nine. Astronomers say this discovery strengthens the argument for the theoretical ninth planet.
In its first-ever image from space, planet hunter TESS takes a breathtaking shot of a glittering sea of over 200,000 nearby stars. This is only a tiny fraction of the expanse that TESS is expected to cover.
Scientists reviewed old data from the '90s Galileo mission, finding more evidence of water plumes in Jupiter's moon Europa. And if there's water, life may not be too far behind.
An asteroid larger than a football field is speeding toward Earth, and it's expected to whiz past just a hair's breadth away on Tuesday, May 15. It will be Earth's closest ever encounter to a space rock this size.
NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is the newest recipient of Purdue University honorary doctorate, but his ceremony is far from ordinary. Feustel, currently stationed in the ISS, accepted the honor from way up in space on Friday, May 11.