A potentially hazardous asteroid makes a flyby of Earth this Friday, offering amateurs with modest telescopes a chance to ride along.
The solar system's newest interstellar visitor, Comet 2I/Borisov, bears a striking resemblance to the icy population of the outer solar system.
Only the second object thus far to visit the solar system from interstellar space, Comet Borisov is expected to reach perihelion in December. What can we see now?
A tiny, 4-meter fragment dubbed Churyumoon has been spotted orbiting Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which the Rosetta mission visited in 2014–2016.
Astronomers announce another planet around Beta Pictoris, simulations explain Jupiter's large and fuzzy core, and observations reveal an ancient star.
The Osiris-REX spacecraft will sample one of four sites on the asteroid Bennu in July 2020.
China’s Chang’e 4 mission is continuing its science and exploration work on the farside of the Moon, having completed its eighth lunar day of activities on Wednesday.
Apollo 11 broke new ground for exploration, but along the way NASA squeezed as much science as it could out of this and subsequent missions landing on the Moon. From President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 mandate to the moment when Apollo 17 departed the Moon in 1972, Apollo was about…
Discoveries include a near-Earth asteroid with the shortest “year” and another found hours before it burned up in Earth’s atmosphere.
Insight's robotic arm has uncovered the lander's "mole," as NASA and German aerospace engineers work to get it drilling once again.
NASA has selected its next New Frontiers mission: Dragonfly, a rover-sized drone will begin ‘coptering around Titan in 2034.