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Japanese probe carrying pieces of asteroid Ryugu will land on Earth Dec. 6
The pristine asteroid material collected by Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft last year will come down to Earth less than five months from now, if all goes according to plan.
Watch live: NASA offers Comet NEOWISE viewing tips and more
NASA will hold two live events today, July 15, to discuss the brilliant Comet NEOWISE now visible in the night sky. Here's how to watch.
'A Day in Space': How to watch the National Space Society's virtual event Thu...
The National Space Society will hold "A Day in Space" Thursday (July 16) virtually on multiple platforms, with speakers such as Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and exoplanet scientist Sara Seager.
The boldest Mars missions in history
Earth has been sending probes to Mars for decades, and some missions are especially awe-inspiring.
US launches 4 secret spy satellites to orbit
A Northrop Grumman Minotaur IV rocket launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia today (July 15), carrying the NROL-129 mission to orbit for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.
Pictures from space! Our image of the day
A Minotaur 4 rocket is scheduled to liftoff today from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. The mission will launch the secret NROL-129 payload made up of four top secret spy satellites into orbit for the U.S. Space Force.
On This Day in Space! July 15, 1975: Apollo-Soyuz launches joint US-Soviet sp...
On July 15, 1975, the first joint space mission between the U.S. and Soviet Union lifted off. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Comet NEOWISE has a sodium tail. Here's what it looks like.
Images of bright comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) show signs of a sodium tail, giving scientists fresh insight on what's happening on the surface.
Amazing photos of Comet NEOWISE from the Earth and space
See photos of Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE, which is bright enough to spot with the naked eye, seen from Earth and space.
Comet NEOWISE spotted by more NASA spacecraft (video, photos)
NASA's Parker Solar Probe isn't the only spacecraft doing some comet watching these days.
'Geyser' aurora and 'cosmic bat' nebula shortlisted for astronomy photo prize
An astrophotography competition run by London's Royal Observatory Greenwich, announces a shortlist of exceptional images for its 2020 contest.
The United Arab Emirates' Hope mission to Mars in photos
See photos of the historic Emirates Mars Mission, which will send the United Arab Emirates' Hope orbiter to the Red Planet.
'Partial supernova' blasts white dwarf star across the Milky Way
A strange white dwarf star hurtling through the Milky Way may be the survivor of a "partial supernova," a new study finds.
The electric hum of life may have originated with primordial lightning
A low-frequency hum in our cells syncs may have synced with ancient sky bolts.
Astronomers discover South Pole Wall, a gigantic structure stretching 1.4 bil...
Strands in the intergalactic web
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