NASA's new mission to the sun may reveal clues about alien worlds, too.
Last year's mysterious outburst of deep-space light flashes was even more frenzied than previously thought, a new study reports.
As three powerful storms march one by one across the Atlantic Ocean toward the U.S. East Coast and the Caribbean, a fourth is getting ready to roll over the Hawaiian Islands.
OSIRIS-REx, which launched toward the near-Earth asteroid Bennu in September 2016, begins studying the space rock from afar today (Sept. 11), mission team members announced.
The northern lights just got a boost thanks to a big hole in the sun's atmosphere, and there could be something of a repeat showing tonight (Sept. 11).
Meteorites are key features of many natural history museum collections, but there's never been an international conference dedicated to taking care of these rocks that fall to Earth from space.
Seventeen years after 9/11, NASA is commemorating the anniversary of the tragic terror attacks with new photos of New York City and Washington taken from space.
In a scene straight out of NASA's past, a towering gantry was rolled into a large rocket hangar to undergo checks in support of the space agency's future.
Warnings from military and intelligence agencies about Russia and China threatening to take down or jam U.S. satellites are taken seriously by the Army as forces have grown heavily dependent on satellites.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson: "We support the president's proposal."
On Sept. 10, 2011, NASA's GRAIL spacecraft launched on a mission to the moon! GRAIL was sent to the moon to map its gravitational fields. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series.
Japan's space agency has postponed the launch of its next cargo ship mission to the International Space Station due bad weather from a typhoon.
A giant ring of black holes has been discovered 300 million light-years away, offering new clues about what happens when galaxies collide.
See astronaut photos and satellite images of Hurricane Florence.
Here's a primer on the Gateway, the moon-orbiting space station that NASA plans to start building in the next half-decade.
The Indian Space Research Organisation showed off the spacesuit it has designed in-house for its first human space missions at an event held on Sept. 6.
As Hurricane Florence intensified into a major Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean today (Sept. 10), astronauts and satellites have spotted the enormous weather system from space.
If you watched the Cassini probe's spectacular dive into Saturn last September, you weren't alone — and now its media campaign has earned NASA an Emmy award.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite into orbit early Monday morning (Sept. 10) before returning for a spectacular drone-ship landing in the Atlantic Ocean.
Scientists have spent 12 years arguing over how to classify Pluto, and a recently published paper offers a new — but surprisingly old — reason for restoring the object's planetary status.