A group of Danish amateurs will next week launch its own rocket - with plans for a manned flight to follow if all goes well.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched a new campaign as its shuttle program dwindles down - the agency is asking for users to submit suggestions for music that will be officially used as the wakeup song for members of the shuttle crew.
A Japanese amateur astronomer has captured what appears to be the second meteor strike on Jupiter in three months.
Using a galaxy cluster as a magnifying lens, an international team of astronomers has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to examine distant regions of the universe.
The moon has grown smaller in the recent past, and may still be shrinking, new images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft reveal.
An MIT team has teamed up with engineers from the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory to build a new type of lunar explorer that hops along the surface.
If men ever do land on Mars, they could be too feeble to do anything much when they get there, according to new research.
Two space station astronauts are currently conducting their third and possibly final spacewalk to repair the station's faulty cooling system.
The National Research Council is calling for an infrared space telescope as the top priority for NASA astrophysicists over the next ten years.
Three 'citizen scientists' putting their home computers to work when they would otherwise have been idle have discovered a rare rotating pulsar.
Stephen Hawking believes humans must colonize additional planets or face mass extinction.
Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have for the first time been able to see a stellar explosion in 3D.
Spectacular Northern Lights may be visible tonight across the northern hemisphere, following a solar eruption on Sunday night.
The International Space Station's cooling system has shut down, forcing crew to plan repairs during a spacewalk later this week.
A team of researchers says that rocks in the Nili Fossae region of Mars may contain the fossilized remains of life.
A dangerously large asteroid could hit the earth in 2182 - and it needs to be deflected by 2080 at the latest, according to a global research team.
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered the spherical carbon molecules known as 'buckyballs' in space for the first time.
NASA has published an amazingly detailed map of Mars which was painstakingly rendered using nearly 21,000 images gathered by Odyssey's Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS).
Astronomers have discovered the biggest star ever - more than 300 times the mass of the Sun, and twice as large as the generally accepted limit of 150 solar masses.
New pictures from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft show 12-mile-wide snowballs forming in one of Saturn's rings.