NASA is using the approach of a small asteroid to test the International Asteroid Warning Network. The test, involving scientists all around the world, has proven successful and could be used could be used to track any asteroids on a collision course with planet Earth.
Since the first planet beyond our solar system was discovered almost 30 years ago, the search for exoplanets has turned up thousands of fascinating worlds.
NASA's planet-hunting telescope offers up even more evidence that Earth-like planets orbiting sun-like stars are 'not rare.'
The successful launch of the GSAT-19 satellite, the heaviest India has attempted to put in orbit yet, is being heralded as the nation's next step toward broader launch capabilities.
Mali, a British military working dog, gives his handler, Cpl. Daniel Hatley, a lick after receiving the PDSA Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross, for his heroic action in Afghanistan, in London on Nov 17 .
The 15-year-old company launched a recycled rocket into space, then recovered it, taking a giant leap toward making spaceflight more like aviation.
SpaceX is pioneering a 'reduce, reuse, recycle' approach to space with the second launch of a used Falcon 9.
On Tuesday NASA unveiled its new, online Image and Video Library that brings together more than 140,000 photos, videos, and audio clips.
The answer is a firm no, but scientists think they've taken an important step toward better understanding the geology of Mars.
The International Spacecraft Working Group met to discuss possible designs for humanity's next outpost in space.
In pinpointing the Indian spacecraft, NASA honed a technique for tracking errant objects that’s likely to see action again soon.
A new paper uncovers a number of coincidences suggesting that recently discovered radio bursts are consistent with advanced civilizations using light sails for transportation.