Scientists are working on a pioneering scheme to view the massive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has released new images of the Eagle Nebula, which is located some 6,500 light-years away in the constellation of Serpens.
Russia was understandably upset and perhaps more than a little embarrassed when the Phobos-Grunt probe - slated to explore a Martian moon - failed to escape Earth’s orbit and crashed into the ocean.
The Obama administration is reportedly ready to consider a new space weapons policy based on an international code of conduct.
"Man on a Mission," a film documenting Richard Garriott's journey to the International Space Station (ISS) may have hit theaters, but there is another movie NASA apparently doesn't want you to see.
The failed Mars probe that was left spinning out of control when contact was lost shortly after takeoff, has crashed safely to Earth in the southern Pacific.
The stricken Russian spacecraft, Phobos-Grunt, is likely to crash to Earth on Sunday or Monday, say scientists tracking its path.
The vast majority of stars in our Milky Way galaxy have at least one planet orbiting them, astronomers have concluded - and lots of these could be comparatively Earth-like.
Astrophysicists have for the first time observed a Saturn-like ringed planet orbiting a star like our own.
NASA's discovered its tiniest solar system yet, which includes the three smallest exoplanets ever found.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected the weak glow of a star that exploded more than 9 billion years ago.
Astronomers say they've detected the largest galaxy yet seen in the distant universe, more than seven billion light years from Earth.
NASA says it'll do its best to resolve a dispute over an astronaut's attempts to auction off a notebook used in the Apollo 13 mission.
Planets with two suns - like Star Wars' Tatooine - could really be habitable, astrophysicists have concluded - and they say they know where to look.
Astronomers have produced the most comprehensive map yet of the universe's dark matter, finding it spread in a spiderweb around which ordinary matter coalesces.
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is set to ride out the worst of the Martian winter at Greeley Haven, a rocky outcrop recently named after ASU Regents' Professor Ronald Greeley, a planetary geologist who died last October.
A team of scientists at the University of Nottingham has been levitating fruit flies to investigate how biological organisms are affected by weightless conditions in space.
The first big meteor shower of 2012 is set to kick off early Wednesday morning from about 3-5 a.m.
NASA's two GRAIL probes have now successfully been placed in orbit around the moon.
A young Russian blogger has revealed a total lack of security at a military rocket facility near Moscow.