Two Chinese taikonauts made it safely to Tiangong-2 on Wednesday morning, marking a great success for China's growing space program. The astronauts are slated to spend a month on the station, the longest space lab mission yet for China's space agency.
Researchers have stumbled upon a way to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol, using spikey nanoparticles.
A team of researchers may have discovered clouds in data from the New Horizons probe. If so, the dwarf planet's weather is far more complex than previously thought.
Late Tuesday night, the star Aldebaran appeared to vanish, as the moon passed directly in front of it.
Ultraviolet photos, taken by the craft’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS), show dynamic radiation in the planet’s atmosphere.
Data from the NASA-run Goddard Institute for Space Studies indicates that this past September was the hottest on record, though by a slim margin that falls within the margin of error for the study. 2016 will almost certainly be the hottest year ever recorded, scientists say.
The Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully launched into space last night, departing from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
Orbital ATK is set to launch a rocket loaded with supplies for the International Space Station, on Monday night, nearly two years after one of its Antares rockets exploded shortly after liftoff, and one day after a faulty cable caused a delay.
After a seven-month journey from Earth, Schiaparelli has separated from its spacecraft and has begun its descent to the Martian surface, where it is expected to touch down on Wednesday.
China launched two astronauts into space Monday on a mission to dock with an experimental space station, where they will remain aboard for 30 days.
The Jupiter probe was originally scheduled to fire up its main rocket on Wednesday, reducing its orbital period around Jupiter from 53 days to just 14.
On Sunday, the Schiaparelli lander – a European space mission – began its three-day descent to the surface of Mars.