The online poll for naming Pluto's moons – P4 and P5 – is now over and the winning names are 'Vulcan' and 'Cerberus.' This result, however, doesn't guarantee that P4 and P5 will actually get these names.
Liquid water might flow seasonally at some places on Mars, potentially supporting microbial life, say some researchers.
A joint European/US mission to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid now has a target: the asteroid Didymos, which poses no threat to Earth and has no idea what's coming.
A suitcase-sized Canadian spacecraft launched Monday aboard an Indian rocket is designed to spot large asteroids that cross paths with our planet.
William Shatner proposed 'Vulcan' as the name of one of Pluto's recently discovered moons, and more than 100,000 'Star Trek' fans seem to concur.
India launched seven satellites on Monday, including the first spacecraft designed to hunt large space rocks.
Via Twitter, Google+ and YouTube, people from over the world joined the first-ever live online video conference with three astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
To protect Earth from space rock threat, a scientist recommended spray painting an asteroid to alter the amount of sunlight reflected by it, thereby changing its trajectory.
The infrasonic waves from the detonation of a meteor over the Ural Mountains earlier this month was detected by 17 nuclear monitoring stations around the globe.
NASA released an amazing video of an enormous solar flare erupting on the sun in July 2012