In severe cases, solar storms can cause power outages, damage satellites, and disrupt GPS signals, but a US Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster says it will be 'a minor event.'
Formed some 13 billion years ago, three bizarre galaxies captured by the Hubble telescope are thought to be 'fossils' of the early universe
Scheduled to launch in 2019, the European Space Agency's Euclid space telescope will attempt to detect the dark matter and dark energy that accounts for most of the universe.
A European Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from French Guiana with both one of the largest American communication satellites ever built. The rocket is also carrying a European weather-tracking satellite.
Alan Poindexter, a former US Navy captain and two-time shuttle astronaut, died in a jet ski accident in Pensacola, Florida, NASA said.
The moon may soon be a tourist destination for millionaires with Excalibur Almaz, a British spaceflight firm, preparing to sell $150,000 tickets aboard a 1970s Soviet space station retrofitted with new thrusters
A planet roughly the size of Jupiter is spewing a huge plume of gas, an eruption caused by activity on its parent star.
Scientists have wondered whether some unseen process replenishes the lakes of liquid methane on Titan, Saturn's biggest moon. A newly found lake suggests intriguing possibilities.
Because NASA's NEEMO missions put participants in a hostile, alien environment, they're good analogs for expeditions to asteroids, planets, moons or other space destinations, officials said.
In the past, the transit of Venus has been used as an occasion to poke fun at globetrotting scientists, who used the rare astronomical event to make measurements of our solar system.