The US Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane is off on its travels again, blasting off from Cape Canaveral yesterday atop an Atlas V rocket.
One year on the Habitable Exoplanet Catalog has identified seven exoplanets in our Milky Way that are similar to Earth.
A 30-year study of an extraordinary hypergiant star has revealed that it went through an extremely rare stage called the 'Yellow Evolutionary Void.'
NASA has restored the dust archives from the Apollo 14 and Apollo 15 moon landing missions.
All that glitters may not be gold, but galaxy ESO 318-13 is nonetheless very impressive indeed.
A report sponsored by NASA has concluded that the agency is failing to inspire the world, the nation or even its own staff, and is unlikely to achieve long-term objectives such as a manned Mars landing.
US start-up company, Golden Spike, plans to offer affordable and routine trips to the moon.
NASA scientists have spotted long, narrow gullies on the giant asteroid Vesta that they say may have been carved out by liquid water.
Researchers at MIT, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of California at San Diego have peered so far back in time that they've found matter that pre-dates the creation of heavy elements.
The old adage, ‘two’s company three's a crowd’ could also be true for wide binary star systems.
NASA's twin Grail probes have revealed the surface of the moon in unprecedented detail, showing unbelievably deep cracks, craters and tectonic structures.
Astronomers have classified a new type of galaxy after they noticed that it glowed an unusually bright green.
NASA is making ambitious plans to land a second rover on Mars in 2020 and send astronauts there in the 2030s.
Most stars in the Milky Way that resemble our sun are more likely to host planets that support life than our own.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered the last region it has to cross before reaching interstellar space.
NASA's confirmed rumors that the Curiosity rover has found organic compounds on Mars - but says they're probably not a sign of life, and likely came from Earth.
Volcanic eruptions may be the explanation for large changes in the sulfur dioxide content of Venus’s atmosphere, and one intriguing possible explanation is volcanic eruptions.
The new Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope in Australia could save the world billions as an accurate early-warning system that forecasts damaging solar systems.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently captured a rather impressive image of the irregular NGC 5253 galaxy.
NASA’s Messenger spacecraft has found that water ice likely exists on the frozen poles of Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.