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Pluto was discovered 90 years ago this week. Controversy about its...

This image was taken as New Horizons approached Pluto and its moons on July 14, 2015, from a range of 22,025 miles (35,445) kilometers....

Inside the High Stakes Missions of NASA’s Oldest Deep-Space Probes

NASAOn Aug. 20, 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 2 probe on a mission to explore the outer planets of our solar system.Twelve years later,...

NASA releases first photo of SPACE PEANUT 1bn miles beyond Pluto

The most distant world visited by a spacecraft from Earth has been called Arrokoth and has had its portrait drawn, much to the delight...

NASA news: Farthest asteroid explored by New Horizons sheds light on...

NASA’s target, Arrokoth, is a large rocky body circling the Sun on a trans-Neptunian orbit. The unusually shaped space rock is the farthest-ever object...

How a space snowman called Arrokoth is shedding new light on...

A computer-generated reconstruction of Arrokoth’s shape makes it look like a squashed snowman, but slightly less squashed than originally thought. (NASA / JHUAPL /...

Oddly shaped celestial body Arrokoth sheds light on planet formation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A vaguely hourglass-shaped icy object called Arrokoth residing in the far reaches of the solar system - the most distant body...

A new spacecraft is launching toward the sun on Sunday. It...

Solar Orbiter launch fairing separationESA/ATG medialabNASA is launching a European spacecraft called the Solar Orbiter toward the sun on Sunday.The Solar Orbiter is expected...

Asteroid shock: Video shows all angles of Chelyabinsk meteor collision –...

In 2013, a 65.6ft wide (20m) meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, which smashed windows and caused injuries to more than 1,000 people. Experts had...

NASA update: Search for alien life RAMPED UP as NASA gives...

The space agency has long touted “unique” Titan, which is Saturn’s largest moon and even bigger than the planet Mercury, as a possible home...

Year in Science: Revisit a black hole and other sights that...

This image from the Event Horizon Telescope shows the supermassive black hole in the elliptical galaxy M87, surrounded by superheated material. (EHT Collaboration)What will...

The best space images of 2019

With some blockbuster space missions underway, 2019 saw some amazing images beamed back to Earth from...

Diving and driving on icy moons: One strategy for exploring Enceladus...

Over the past 60 years, NASA has explored the solar system from the sun to the Kuiper belt. While many of these missions, especially...

NASA Moon landing: NASA chief teases 'wait till you see what...

“While the Artemis program came into sharp focus this year, NASA continued to show what leading in space exploration is all about, whether it...

The most awe-inspiring scientific discoveries of the 2010s include the first...

black hole neutron starCarl Knox, OzGrav ARC Centre of ExcellenceIn the last decade, scientists around the world pulled off impressive feats: They imaged a...

NASA selects OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling site

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Dec. 12 that it has selected the site on a near Earth asteroid where a spacecraft will touch down and...

NASA's plans for the 2020s include landing humans on the moon,...

humans on mars (normal size)NASA's plan for the next decade involves billions of dollars and spans millions of miles. And much like the universe,...

NASA's plans for the 2020s include landing humans on the moon,...

humans on mars (normal size)NASA's plan for the next decade involves billions of dollars and spans millions of miles. And much like the universe,...

Foust Forward | Voyager’s stellar achievement: A one-in-many-generations mission beyond the...

Nov. 5 marked the first anniversary of Voyager 2’s great escape from the solar system. It was on that day in 2018 when the...

NASA ERROR: Space Agency forced to rename asteroid Ultima Thule after...

NASA has quietly gone about changing the name of Ultima Thule – a trans-Neptunian asteroid which is the most distant thing to have ever...

NASA news: Planet Nine has already been spotted but NASA doesn’t...

For decades, scientists have theorised that there is a ninth planet – what would have been the 10th were it not for the downgrade...
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