A small asteroid passed by the Earth at a distance that's 20 times nearer compared to the moon. The close approach enabled experts to view the space rock from a telescope.
Scientists and space fans may have been looking at the skies for so long that they seem to forget Earth has its own share of wonders as well. Researchers at NASA have just discovered quite a rare find in the Caspian Sea - a gigantic rare find, at least.
NASA handed back precious moon samples to a lady who purchased it from an auction. The government said it was mistakenly labeled, causing the confusion.
NASA is studying whirlwinds on Mars that were captured by Curiosity rover. These winds are capable of transporting dust thus affecting the planet's landscape.
Elon Musk is sending two humans to the moon in 2018. The two person team allegedly paid a significant amount of money to get the seats.
NASA is planning to send a robot over one of Jupiter's moons, Europa. However, this time, it's not for sight-seeing and assessing its atmosphere but to actually look for alien life.
Cassini's ring grazing orbits resulted in the close-up images of the hardy objects that create a disruptive pattern on Saturn's rings.
Orbital collisions are what NASA is trying to avoid in space. And if most missions will launch in the 2020 Mars window, there will be more spacecraft to regulate on Mars.
NASA unveiled its Trappist-1e retro travel poster. The poster is available for free download in different sizes.
The first solar eclipse of the year is set to grace the skies this weekend.
It may be the time to stop talking about Mars and exoplanets for a second and venture into the inner Solar System further. It appears scientists are now turning their sights into exploring Venus once more.
Pluto, its features, and its moons will soon get their own official names after the New Horizons team got an approved themes for the name. The International Astronomical Union approved the teams and is now waiting for the specific names from New Horizons scientists.
The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived a day late to the ISS due to a GPS error. The incorrect reading prevented the ISS robotic arm from capturing the spacecraft.
NASA and astronomers worldwide will now work towards proving whether or not the planets in Trappist-1 are indeed habitable. Experts are expecting various missions and ground-based observations to focus on the newly discovered star system.