Venus volcano: First direct evidence of recent eruption discovered on 'Earth's twin'
Scientists have been studying Venus to discover how a planet similar to Earth became inhospitable to life.
James Webb telescope finds massive galaxies dating back to beginning of universe
Astronomers have discovered what appear to be massive galaxies dating back to within 600 million years of the Big Bang.
Japanese startup announces balloon flights taking passengers up to space
In the tour's unveiling Tuesday, the company said it has developed an airtight two-seat cabin and a balloon capable of rising to a 15-mile altitude.
'Swarm of Meteors' illuminate Kansas sky
The NWS posted the video on its Twitter page showing a batch of meteors and stars traveling in outer space.
Watch: Green light beam spotted over Hawaii likely came from Chinese satellite, astronomers say
A telescope captured the unusual light beam flashing from left to right across the sky in Hawaii in late January.
See the objects humans left behind on the moon
Of the 1.4 billion $2 bills estimated to be in circulation, at least 100 are reported to be on the surface of the moon.
Watch NASA launch 2 small rockets from Virginia's Wallops Flight Facility
The launch is currently scheduled for Friday, Feb. 10 and the two Improved-Orion suborbital sounding rockets will be sent beyond the stratosphere between 8-10 a.m. EST.
SpaceX ignites giant Starship rocket in crucial pad test
SpaceX is a big step closer to sending its giant Starship spacecraft into orbit, completing an engine-firing test at the launch pad on Thursday.
Webb Space Telescope 'unexpectedly' finds its smallest asteroid yet
Astronomers detected an asteroid around the size of Rome's Colosseum
Green Comet E3 will appear near Mars this weekend: Here’s where to look
Skygazers will have another chance to see Comet E3 this weekend as it appears close to the red planet.
Jupiter's moon count jumps to record-breaking 92, most in the solar system
Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter, putting the total count at a record-breaking 92.
Here's when to watch for February's full snow moon
If skies are clear this weekend, the last full moon of meteorological winter will light up the night sky.
Satellite, rocket body miss collision by only 20 feet in what could have been ‘worst-case scenario’
The collision could have sent thousands of new debris fragments into space that would remain for decades.
Hefty meteorite containing materials billions of years old found by researchers in Antarctica
Researchers estimated that of the roughly 45,000 meteorites retrieved from Antarctica over the past century, only about 100 or so are this size or larger.
Green comet sighting: Here's when to see this celestial view unlikely to return for millions of years
This celestial sighting is a bit like space-speed dating. Astronomers only just learned of Comet C/2022 E3's existence, and it will be gone before we know it. Learn how it was discovered and why a naked-eye comet is rare.
SpaceX in final preparation for Starship orbital test flight from Texas
After a series of high-altitude tests and landing attempts with Starship prototypes, Elon Musk's company SpaceX plans to conduct an orbital test flight as soon as February or March.
Moon will eclipse Mars next week; here's how and when to see it
It’s not every day the moon moves in front of a bright planet, but the likely once-in-a-lifetime event for some parts of the U.S. is happening soon.
NASA: Asteroid will miss but come close to Earth
NASA said Wednesday that this newly discovered asteroid will zoom 2,200 miles above the southern tip of South America.
Radio signal 9 billion light-years away: What it means and where it came from
Astronomers said it marked the first time this type of radio signal has been detected at such a large distance. "It’s the equivalent to a look-back in time of 8.8 billion years."
NASA announces plan to test nuclear rocket engine for possible Mars mission
NASA says they are testing the rocket engine with a plan to have an in-space demonstration by 2027. This technology could help astronauts travel to and from planets faster.