Thousands of stars that once belonged to an ancient galaxy are inside our own.
The predawn operation to recover the Hayabusa 2 sample-return capsule in the Australian Outback was a success.
Astronomers have released a new, extremely detailed three-dimensional census of our Milky Way galaxy.
China's Chang’e-5 ascent vehicle has departed Oceanus Procellarum with pieces of lunar soil after a lightning-quick sample collection.
The aim of China's Chang'e 5 mission is to return samples of lunar soil to Earth by the end of 2020.
An object set to pass near Earth next month may in fact be a relic of the early Space Age.
The iconic Arecibo telescope, damaged by two cable failures within three months, is beyond repair.
The already tentative detection of phosphine is under heavy scrutiny from the scientific community. A problem with the ALMA data hasn't helped.
A crew of four is headed to the International Space Station, on Crew Dragon’s first operational launch, Crew One.
Astronomers have reconstructed the Milky Way's merger history, finding that our galaxy has absorbed five large satellite galaxies in the last 12 billion years.