A huge dust storm began forming on Mars in May 2018 and had expanded to nearly encircle the planet by the middle of June. See images of the storm here.
In the latest episode of the Facebook Watch series "Spacing Out with the Everyday Astronaut," host Tim Dodd explains why rockets need to be so big to launch heavy payloads.
The CBS premiere of "Strange Angel" will take viewers back to a time when building rockets was as wild an idea as creating a time machine.
You can sign up now for a 10-day mission in Earth orbit, if you've got $55 million to spare. That's the all-inclusive price just announced by Axiom Space, a Houston-based company working to build the first private space station.
A dust-enshrouded giant black hole ripping apart a star blasted out a superfast jet of particles that packed about 125 billion times the amount of energy the sun releases per year, a new study finds.
Scientists are following a trail of interstellar dust all the way back to the formation of the solar system.
Mysterious creatures called magnetic monopoles are predicted by our theories of the universe — so why has nobody seen them?
Three exoplanets are in the process of being born around a young star that's not too far from the sun, two new studies report.
Violent collisions between two galaxies of equal sizes are more likely to power up both of the supermassive black holes at the galactic centers.
Happy birthday, Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope! NASA's most advanced gamma-ray observatory is celebrating 10 years of scientific discoveries this week.
Nowadays, most humans leaving Earth must do so through Russian territory — which means learning Russian to operate on the Soyuz spacecraft and the International Space Station.
NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars did not return a call from Earth late Tuesday (June 12) while battling a massive dust storm that scientists have called "one of the most intense ever observed."
NASA's long-lived Opportunity Mars rover is weathering a monster dust storm that has plunged its environs into permanent darkness.
When the baby bird invaded the telescope scientists scrambled to make sure it wouldn't damage sensitive optics (or hurt itself).
Trillions of tons of ice melted away from Antarctica during the past 25 years.
Ridley Scott's creative vision for symbolizing the science on board the International Space Station took its shape from Renaissance art.
Lego's BrickHeadz line will roll out some of the most iconic "Star Wars" characters from "The Empire Strikes Back" in August. Here's a preview of Luke, Yoda, Leia and Boba Fett!
A NASA satellite designed to study the region where space weather and Earth weather meet won't launch this week after all.
The levels of X-ray radiation streaming from Alpha Centauri A and B — two of the three stars in the nearest solar system to our own — are comparable to those emitted by our own sun, a new study reports.
As an enormous ice island larger than the state of Delaware separated from the South Pole's Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017, the Landsat 8 satellite used its thermal infrared imaging system to capture the event even in the sunless Antarctic winter.