NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on an ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids

Lucy will visit 8 asteroids over the next 12 years. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s newest…

New Perseverance rover images reveal what happened before ancient Martian lake disappeared

Images captured by the Perseverance rover have allowed scientists to peer back in time at what…

Next commercial Falcon Heavy mission to launch debut Astranis satellite

TAMPA, Fla. — Astranis said Sept. 23 that SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch its first…

Hubble Reveals the Final Stages of a Dying Star

In April 2021 Hubble released its 31st-anniversary image. It’s a portrait of AG Carinae, one of…

Asteroid Bennu now has a greater chance of hitting Earth through 2300, but still slim

Bennu is one of the most hazardous known asteroids in our solar system. Thanks to a…

Planets similar to those in our solar system found around nearby star

An array of planets with similarities to some in our solar system have been found around…

Light detected behind a black hole for the first time

For the first time, scientists have detected light from behind a black hole, and it fulfills…

Hubble Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

For the first time, astronomers have uncovered evidence of water vapor in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s…

Video catches fiery meteor shooting across the night sky over Texas

NASA suggested that the slow speed of Sunday night’s meteor means it was likely that a…

How Venus Fits Into the Search for Life Beyond Earth

NASA is planning two missions to Venus to assess if the now-toxic planet once had an…