ESO’s Very Large Telescope Spots a Solar System in the Making

The aptly named telescope captured the first confirmed image of a planet…

How You Can Create Stunning Jupiter Images With Juno Data

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is in the midst of another long 53-day orbit…

Curiosity Rover Stays Busy as Dust Storm Rages on Mars, Snaps Selfie

A Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator means NASA’s Curiosity rover always stays busy, dust…

NASA’s Hardy Opportunity Rover Has Made It Through a Martian Dust Storm Before

NASA’s Opportunity Rover wasn’t even designed to make it through a dust…

A Tiny Satellite Headed to Mars Looks Back at Earth

A few days after launching from the California coast, a satellite about…

Hubble’s Powerful Optics Received a Gravity Assist to Spot a Single Star 9 Billion Light Years Away

Officially designated MACS J1149+2223 Lensed Star 1 (nicknamed Icarus), this star is…

SpaceX Nails It Again, Successfully Places 10 Iridium NEXT Satellites Into Low-Earth Orbit

This morning’s launch marks the 24th successful launch in a row for…

A Fresh Batch of Exoplanets Were Just Confirmed Orbiting Cool Red Dwarf Stars

NASA’s Kepler along with a pair of telescopes on Earth confirmed 15…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover is On Its Way Back to Drilling on Mars

In December 2016, a critical part of Curiosity’s drill stopped working. Two…

New Kepler Exoplanet Discoveries Includes the Brightest Star With a Confirmed Planet Orbiting It

Add another 95 exoplanets to the total tally discovered by NASA’s Kepler…

Two Tiny Satellites Will Kickstart SpaceX’s Satellite Internet Project This Weekend

This Saturday morning, a SpaceX Falcon 9 will take off from California’s…

New Horizons Sets Another First, This Time With Its Camera

Fastest spacecraft ever launched at 36,373 miles per hour (when it left…

A Test Chamber on Earth Illustrates the Challenges of Putting a Submarine on Titan

Sometime in the next 20 years, NASA hopes to launch an ambitious…

Even The Sahara Is Getting In On The Snow Action This Winter

The sandy dunes of the Sahara in northwest Algeria found themselves under…

Our Solar System is the Weird One Says Recent Study on Alien Worlds

Planetary systems outside our own tend to follow a similar pattern. The…

Soar Through the Marvelous Orion Nebula in This 3-D Visualization

The Orion Nebula is one of the most incredible sights in the…

NASA’s Dragonfly Mission Could Revolutionize How Worlds are Explored

NASA’s New Frontiers program is home to groundbreaking missions like New Horizons,…

A Look at the Science Aboard the Dragon Capsule’s Second Trip to the ISS

On Sunday morning, NASA’s Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba used the…

Is ‘Oumuamua More Than a Space Rock? Astronomers Are Going to Give It a Listen

It’s probably just a chunk of space rock, but the Breakthrough Listen…

NASA is Becoming Quite the Fan of SpaceX’s Reusable Stuff

In June, a brand new Falcon 9 rocket carried supplies aboard a…

‘Oumuamua is Just Passing Through Our Cosmic Backyard

‘Oumuamua is a Hawaiian term for scout or messenger. And it’s a…

Tonight’s Leonid Meteor Shower Peak Is All About Quality Over Quantity

Tonight doesn’t get much better for watching a meteor shower. But it’s…

Enceladus’ Core Could Explain How Its Ocean Gets All That Heat

NASA’s Cassini mission is no longer with us, but its legacy lives…

Catch Up With New Horizons in Four Minutes

What was. What is. And what’s coming. NASA recently released a four-minute…