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Officials say an object collided with a spacecraft docked at the ISS
Officials have announced that some kind of object has collided with a spacecraft docked at the International Space Station, causing damage.
Mars rover expected to be dead after officials dodge questions about its health
A Mars rover that landed on the planet in 2021 is now expected to be an expensive piece of Martian trash after officials dodge questions about its health.
NASA scientist calls for Uranus mission to crack open its secrets
A NASA scientist has penned a paper that calls for a mission to Uranus to study the ancient ice giant that hasn't been visited since 1986.
Researchers discover intriguing Earth-sized exoplanet close to home
An international team of researchers discovered an exoplanet relatively close to Earth, and it's approximately the same size as our pale blue dot..
4,200 foot-wide asteroid to make closest approach to Earth in 400 years
An asteroid more than 3,000 feet wide is about to pass Earth, and it will make its closest approach to our planet in the last 400 years.
Scientists discover unprecedented rings around an object in the solar system
Astronomers have discovered rings encircling a distant object in our solar system, providing further insights into the formation of rings in general.
Rare 'one-in-ten-billion' star system discovered and it's going to explode
A team of astronomers has identified an extremely rare star system that is on its way to dying in an explosive collision called a kilonova.
Scientist use alien-detecting AI to discover eight 'suspicious' signals
A group of researchers has used an alien-detecting artificial intelligence system to identify eight 'suspicious' signals that randomly disappeared.
NASA confirms its Webb telescope accidentally observed its smallest object yet
NASA has confirmed that its James Webb Space Telescope has accidentally snapped a photograph of a rogue asteroid that's called an 'interloper'.
NASA's Mars rover photographs metallic object that collided with the surface
NASA's Curiosity rover has stumbled across a metallic object that crashed into the surface of Mars. The rover has snapped photos of the discovery.
Scientists left confused at vortex spotted spawning in around Sun's north pole
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has left scientists stunned at what it just captured as the Sun spawned in a vortex near its north pole.
Astronomers discover rare potentially habitable Earth close to our planet
A group of international astronomers have identified an exoplanet that's a rare rocky world that is only 31 light-years from Earth.
Researchers discover evidence of a 'stealth' ocean world in our solar system
Scientists have discovered evidence pointing to a 'stealth' ocean world in our solar system, which may contain a geologically young ocean.
Scientists discovered Jupiter has 12 more moons than they originally thought
Astronomers have discovered that Jupiter has an additional twelve moons that previously weren't counted towards its total, which is nearing 100.
3,200 foot-wide comet to make its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years
A comet that last passed Earth around 50,000 years ago is making its way toward Earth, and it may even be visible to the naked eye.
NASA confirms its James Webb Space Telescope has glitched
NASA has confirmed via a statement that its brand new James Webb Space Telescope has glitched, with one of its instruments initiating a safety time-out.
NASA's rover finds something surprising with the atmosphere on Mars
Scientists have used data gathered by NASA's Perseverance rover to learn much more about the pressure and temperature on the surface of Mars.
NASA confirm an asteroid will make a very close approach to Earth soon
An asteroid that was only discovered a few days ago, on January 21, is set to make a very close approach to Earth in the coming days.
Scientists point to weird Saturn moon for a prime place to look for new life
Researchers have found that one of Saturn's moons, which is a prime location to look for extraterrestrial life, is covered in a snow-like material.
NASA releases new Artemis 1 video showing the breathtaking size of the Moon
The Moon appears small in the sky, but when orbiting it from only a few thousand miles from its surface, you realize just how big it is.
Blue Marble: the iconic photo that inspires us to protect our planet
What we now refer to as the Blue Marble originates from an incredible photograph that was taken 50 years ago by NASA's Apollo 17 crew.
NASA showcases the incredible power of Webb being able to see faint stars
NASA has posted an update that showcases the quality of the James Webb Space Telescope's instrument and how they can observe faint stars in deep space.
NASA's Artemis rocket survives storm and is still on track to launch soon
NASA's rocket that it plans on using to kick off its series of missions returning humans back to the Moon has survived tropical hurricane Nicole.
NASA releases images of its telescope capturing the moment a star exploded
NASA has released the images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope when it witnessed the moment a star started going supernova 11 billion years ago.
NASA releases recently snapped images of the Moon that'll drop your jaw
NASA's Lucy spacecraft has captured some incredible images of the surface of the Moon while it was flying by Earth for a gravity assist.
NASA's solar observatory catches the Sun 'smiling' back at Earth
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured an incredible photograph of the Sun 'smiling' back at Earth from millions of miles away.
NASA releases a majestic 12-year timelapse of the entire sky
NASA has unveiled a 12-year timelapse of the entire night sky that was captured by a space telescope that was originally launched in 2009.
NASA drops results from world's first test at deflecting an asteroid
NASA has released the results from the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission and if the space agency's planetary defense mission was successful.
NASA cancels Artemis 1 launch, hurricane forces rocket back to shelter
NASA has been forced to postpone the launch of its Artemis 1 mission after concerns grew about the approaching hurricane expected to hit landfall soon.
Man combines 600,000 images of Jupiter to form his sharpest image ever
A man has combined hundreds of thousands of images of the solar system's largest planet Jupiter and formed what he considers his sharpest image ever.
NASA's Webb captures the clearest image of Neptune's rings in 30 years
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has honed in on the eighth planet from the Sun and snapped the clearest image of its rings in more than 30 years.
NASA reveals the new launch date for world's most powerful rocket
NASA's Administrator Bill Nelson has announced the new launch window for the SLS rocket after postponing two launches over critical malfunctions.
NASA calls off launch for most powerful rocket ever built
NASA has decided to call off the second launch attempt for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that was scheduled to launch on Saturday.
NASA's Webb digs for space treasure, takes 1st picture of alien world
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has dug through space treasure to capture its first direct image of a planet outside of the solar system.
NASA's Webb discovers CO2 on a planet outside of our solar system
NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope has discovered evidence for carbon dioxide being present in an exoplanet called WASP-39 b atmosphere.
'Behold' the most ridiculously detailed photograph of the Moon ever
Two astrophotographers have just released what they describe as the 'most ridiculously detailed picture' of the Moon yet, comprising 200,000+ images.
NASA releases new Webb photos that showcase Jupiter in amazing detail
NASA has released new images taken by the James Webb Space Telescope and this time its honed in on the biggest planet in our solar system.
Top 5 most terrifying things in space
Space certainly isn't a safe place at all, and there are many different things that have the possibility of killing you if you were ever to explore it.
NASA's Hubble telescope shows off its skill with new phenomenal photos
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may be a relic compared to Webb, but it is still more than capable of taking jaw-dropping photographs of the cosmos.
Uranus' name sucks, but it smells like farts where it rains diamonds
A NASA scientist has explained the history behind Uranus' name and how it's 'definitely distracting' when trying to educate students.
Our Milky Way galaxy's destiny was photographed by a telescope
The destiny of the Milky Way galaxy was captured by the Gemini North telescope in Hawaii, showing the distant fate of our universe.
Elon Musk posts image and says 'this will be Mars one day'
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shared an image of what he believes will be the future of the Red Planet he's working towards landing on.
NASA explains difference between asteroids, comets and meteorites
NASA has taken to its website to explain the difference between space rocks such as asteroids, comets, meteors, and meteorites.
Surprise asteroid wider than two football fields approaches Earth
An asteroid that was only discovered days ago, estimated to be wider than two football fields, has made its approach to Earth.
Here's why the Moon disappeared for months on end
Earth's moon disappeared from view, and astronomers studying its history think they have found the reason for its disappearance.
Meteor bombardment confuses onlookers as sky is lit up bright green
Eye witnesses have been left confused as numerous meteors have flown overhead, causing the sky to light up a green color.
Falling space junk has a very decent chance of killing someone
The chances of space junk falling and killing someone within the next decade are much higher than one would initially expect.
Comet 11 miles wide will make its closest approach to Earth very soon
A comet that is estimated to be 11 miles wide has entered the inner solar system and will make its closest approach to Earth soon.
NASA landed on an asteroid and found something they didn't expect
NASA landed on an asteroid with a spacecraft to collect a sample, and now the space agency has revealed what the surface is like.
Comet 11 miles wide enters inner solar system, will approach Earth
An astrophotographer has captured Comet C/2017 K2 entering our inner solar system, with its orbit bringing it close to Earth soon.